By Dee Dee McNeil, Musicalmemoirs’s Blog
Allan Harris reflects on his life in Harlem as a place of opportunity, inspiration and love. He opens up this album with a self-penned song called “I Grew Up (Kate’s Place)” that is arranged as a cross between R&B and Jazz in a sweet, old-school kind of way. Hand claps introduce us to the groove along with a blues guitar that joins in with the voices of children in the background. The lyrics roll off his tongue like the honey-sweet, wise words of a seasoned poet. He sings: Read more here.