Originally from California, his formal education includes study of arranging,
composition and piano performance at. His professional experience includes
performances with groups large and small at legendary clubs such as The Jazz Bakery
and Catalina’s Bar in Los Angeles. He has recorded at Capital Records in Hollywood,
and toured Tokyo, Osaka and Fukaoka, Japan with the Blue Note Swing Orchestra.
Dallas is the musical director for film and television actress (Airplane, The Love Boat)
actress Jill Whelan and has worked with acclaimed musicians The Creek Dippers and
Alex Acuna. Dallas has performed at the Zipper Theater, The Daryl Roth Theater, and
most recently a three week engagement at the famed Metropolitan Room in New York
Inspired by the legendary Django Reinhardt (1910-1953), Baltimore guitarist and bandleader Michael Joseph Harris leads two Gypsy jazz bands. Comprised of the same core members, both are releasing their fourth albums in North America and Europe in 2020 on the Swing Underground label. With the help of numerous guest artists, they are busting the boundaries of ...
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