Harry Mitchell

North Perth, Western Australia

Jazz pianist, composer

Harry started playing jazz piano when he was eight. After gaining first-class honours at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Harry has gone on to play with Australian jazz luminaries as well as Rolling Stone Charlie Watts and Hank Marvin of The Shadows. In 2017, he was named Young Australian Jazz Musician of the Year and Ignacio, a composition from his self-titled debut album, won the 2016-17 WAM Jazz Song of the Year. Harry is using his grant to record his second album with three jazz greats and have it mastered in New York by Grammy Award-winner Nate Wood.