Hanna

Hanna

Real Name:
Warren Harris
Profile:
Warren Harris, better known as Hanna, is an incredibly prolific producer and multi-instrumentalist from Cleveland, Ohio who has released a string of consistently respected singles and albums over the past few years. Between 1999 and 2002, he released four full-length albums as Hanna (Severance, Scarlet Manifesto, Amen, and Contemplating Jazz) that have stretched and blurred the boundaries of house, techno and Jazz.
Preferring content to fads and current musical trends, Hanna tries to avoid spending too much time listening to what his peers are producing; instead he looks back to the pioneering spirit of his favourite musicians like Carmen McCrae, Bill Evans, Thomas Whitfield, and Thelonious Monk for his inspiration. The result is a sound that brings their philosophies into electronic musicÖthe artist not being awed into futility by his heroes, but awed into creating something unique, fantastic and more than a little bit out there! Imagine a Sun Ra-inspired club on some distant planet where futuristic melody and harmony sit on top of the deepest funk-filled grooves and you're halfway there!
Hanna's impressive discography includes essential and classic releases on such diverse labels as Track Mode, Metamorphic, Sublime, Paper, R&S, Panhandle, Afterhours and Deep Departures. He's also collaborated with Dan Curtin under the Key Of Soul guise.
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Hanna Discography

Albums

Hanna Severance (Album) Sublime Records (3) UK 1999 Sell This Version
SDW089-2 Hanna Scarlet Manifesto(CD, Album) Shadow Records SDW089-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
Hanna Contemplating Jazz (Album) Track Mode US 2002 Sell This Version
SDW137-2 Hanna ...Amen(CD, Album) Shadow Records SDW137-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
Hanna Glamorous (Album) Séparé Recordings Germany 2003 Sell This Version
DD-CD001 Hanna Exquisite Style(CD, Album) Deep Departures DD-CD001 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
KCCD-138 Hanna Schematic Of Tron : to reveal the dilemma by what he has become(CD, Album) KSR KCCD-138 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
DCCD001 Hanna Beautiful Mystery(CD, Album) Deeply Crafted Records DCCD001 France 2007 Sell This Version
Hanna Portrait Of Warren (Album) Little Angel Records Germany 2008 Sell This Version
Hanna Bless (Album) Sound Signature Japan 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Hanna Freshglow EP (EP) Metamorphic Recordings US 1998 Sell This Version
Hanna Talk To God (EP) Headspace Recordings (UK) UK 2000 Sell This Version
Hanna Civics EP (EP) Nepenta UK 2000 Sell This Version
PAP 057 Hanna Sunday(12") Paper Recordings PAP 057 UK 2000 Sell This Version
Hanna Te Deum EP (EP) Silver Network France 2001 Sell This Version
TM-029 Hanna The Bella EP(12", EP) Track Mode TM-029 US 2001 Sell This Version
APOLLO 047 Hanna Featuring Geré Hanna Featuring Geré - Spiritual Gemini EP(10", EP) Apollo APOLLO 047 Belgium 2001 Sell This Version
LRS-019 Hanna Moxie EP(12", EP) Lumi Records LRS-019 Finland 2001 Sell This Version
DEM-001 Hanna vs. Roy Davis Jr. Hanna vs. Roy Davis Jr. - The Praise(12") Dedicated Musique DEM-001 US 2001 Sell This Version
Hanna Joy i! Records US 2002 Sell This Version
Hanna The Sanctuary EP (EP) i! Records US 2002 Sell This Version
FELHSE001 Hanna Apple Martini EP(12", EP) Felicitys House FELHSE001 US 2002 Sell This Version
VV9815 Hanna Time(12") Viva! VV9815 US 2002 Sell This Version
Hanna The Foam EP (EP) Room Records US 2003 Sell This Version
Séparé12 Hanna vs. Freestyle Man Hanna vs. Freestyle Man - Always E.P.(12", EP) Séparé Recordings Séparé12 Germany 2003 Sell This Version

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stuarte

stuarte

November 8, 2012
Hanna, purveyor of deepest house and electronic grooves following in the steps of Larry Heard. All I can say is that Warren has the gift of imbuing his productions with so much soulful vibes. The man is spiritual no doubt.
A must for those who like their music deep.

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