Jeff Harris (entertainer) - born Jeffrey Lee Smith, March 22, 1970 in Bedford Pennsylvania. He was raised in Hollidaysburg PA and graduated from Hollidaysburg Area Sr. High School. This one time paperboy and construction worker began his radio career at WVAM Am in Altoona PA before attending college at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, where he graduated in 1992.
While in College he worked as a Morning Show Producer for WDSY / Y 108 in Pittsburgh. Harris along with friend Todd Adleff formed the Pittsburgh based country band 2 of a Kynd in 1990. The band performed in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland and released their first CD "Rockin' the Country" in 1991. Harris' first solo project and second CD "I Am What I Am" was released in 1992. Harris relocated to Myrtle Beach South Carolina in 1992. He continued to work as a Disc Jockey at Gator 107.9.
At night he performed at "Charlie's Night Life" in Murrells Inlet SC. along with owner Charlie Floyd. Harris' third CD "The Myrtle Beach Sessions" was released in 1994. In 1995 Harris moved west to Nashville and worked as a stagehand for Opryland Productions as well as an on air DJ at WSIX Radio. In 1996 he moved to Columbus Georgia as a full time DJ at WKCN / Kissin 99.3. In 1997 Harris returned to Nashville and began working as a Production Manager / Promotions Manager / DJ for WSIX and WRWV Radio. He continued songwriting and landed a publishing deal with Makin' Music Publishing for the song "Along Came You" and was signed to ASCAP.
Harris' forth CD "The WSIX Session" (a collection of original demo recordings) was recorded but not released to the public. In 1999 he signed with Atrium Music a small Nashville based independent record label. In early 2000 he recorded his fifth CD "Music Man" featuring the debut of the song "Black & White World". In May 2000 he began touring Europe on solo acoustic gigs in bars, music festivals and cruise ships. To Date he has played thousands of shows in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, England, Finland, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Turkey and Italy.