“Darryl Harper’s Chamber Made shines as a symbol of rebellion against confining narratives.”

–Kira Grunenberg, DownBeat

Current Projects

Jason Moran’s Harlem Hellfighters’ album “From the Dancehall to the Battlefield”

Jason Moran releases his album, From the Dancehall to the Battlefield, featuring his Harlem Hellfighters band with Darryl on clarinet.

Jason Moran’s Harlem Hellfighters at Carnegie Hall

Darryl performs with Jason Moran’s Big Bandwagon at Carnegie Hall, March 9, 2024.

Jason Moran’s Harlem Hellfighters at Big Ears Festival

Darryl performs with Jason Moran’s Big Bandwagon at Big Ears, March 22, 2024.

Amherst College Faculty Concert: Words and Music

Darryl joins Carl Clements to premiere Carl’s Sonata 1 for Clarinet and Soprano Saxophone inspired by the duets of Yusef Lateef, Amherst College, March 30, 2024

Northampton Jazz Workshop

Darryl plays with vocalist Claudia Acuña and the Green Street Trio at City Sports Grille in Northampton, April 11, 2024.

Princeton University Jazz Festival

Darryl performs with Princeton University students at the Princeton University Jazz Festival, April 13, 2024.

Doshisha University Residency

Darryl visits Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan for a series of lectures. June 2024.

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