Born in a little university city in Ohio, Anne Harris was greatly influenced by her parents wide variety of musical passions. Listening to from nation and Celtic music to funk, rock and roll, and tempo & blues, Harris started playing the violin at age three. It wasn’t before age group of ten that she started formal lessons, but she discovered the experience as well restricting. “I love the unusual, unforeseen areas of music,” she stated. “Traditional music is as well rigid.” Performing throughout her formative years and exercising her craft led to attending the School of Michigan’s College of Music. After graduating, Harris transferred to Chicago and became involved with theater and advertisements. But her initial appreciate was music. After dealing with regional Chicago groups like the Juleps and Poi Pup Pondering, Harris branched out right into a single profession. Having performed the nationwide anthem at Chicago Cubs football games, Harris got into the studio on her behalf debut album. The effect was a self-titled discharge on Rugged Street Information in 2001. The Chicago mass media loved the record and it had been dubbed the “coolest record of 2001” because of its array of designs and affects. In 2002, she performed on the North by Northeast Celebration and opened up for Angelique Kidjo.