H2 is a musical collaboration between multi-talented flugelhorn and trumpet player Mike Herriott and guitarist Sean Harkness. H2 offers original compositions and jazz explorations of new ideas combining Sean’s guitar and Mike’s flugelhorn, along with other sidemen as needed. The group performs bouncy and relaxing tunes as well as haunting and beautiful melodies. Each create a musical rapport that pushes each along as they weave a musical tapestry.
Canadian trumpeter, Mike Herriott, a respected multi-instrumentalist in both the classical and jazz genres, is in demand as a lead trumpeter, jazz improviser, orchestral soloist, bassist, arranger and composer. He has appeared as a trumpet soloist with orchestras across Canada as well shared the stage with as a host of jazz greats, including Maynard Ferguson, Slide Hampton, Phil Nimmons, Maria Schneider and more. His recording career is diverse, including CDs, soundtracks and television.
Sean Harkness, attended Boston’s Berklee College of Music and after launching his career was eventually signed by Windham Hill Records as a solo artist where he recorded his first album, Aloft. He has toured the world, most notably Japan & Europe, as a sideman as well as Broadway musician and has also recorded solo projects including a CD with saxophonist Eric Knight.