"...one of Chicago's great blues bassists." Bass Player Magazine
Harlan Lee Terson has been a familiar figure on Chicago's musical landscape for 40 years, recording and touring internationally with some of Chicago's greatest blues artists. He has played bass on more than forty five recordings and jingles, two of which have been nominated for the Grammy award. He maintains a busy performing and teaching schedule, contributing his deep, steady groove to various bands and projects.
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Recent and Upcoming Highlights
November, 2011, Ron Sorin & The Blue Coast, Lake City CD Release
June 9, 2012, Paul Kaye, Chicago Blues Festival Main Stage, 5:00 PM
June 7, 2013, Chicago Blues Festival, Mississippi Juke Joint Stage, with Kenny Smith
July 4, 2013, Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival with Tad Robinson
August, 2013, James Wheeler Recording Session
August, 2013, Dave Specter Recording Session on Delmark Records
September 15, 2013, Sin City Soul & Blues Revival with Tad Robinson
December 31, 2013, December 31, 2013, The Fabulous Fish Heads 20th consecutive New Years Eve at Shaw's Crab House!
February 15-18, 2014, Dubai Jazz Festival with "Sax" Gordon, Tad Robinson, Alex Schultz, Deitra Farr, and Sugaray Radford
April 11-27, 2014, European Tour with Dave Specter and Lurrie Bell
July 4, 2014, Mississippi Valley Blues Festival with Tad Robinson