Harris Jayaraj

The inseparable bond between Shure and Harris Jayaraj

Harris Jayaraj, a highly celebrated Indian music and film composer, shares a very loyal bond with Shure products. Five times Winner of the prestigious Filmfare Award for best Music Director, Harris has been using the SM58 vocal microphone since the day he started to practice music. Being a performing artist travelling across the globe, he counts only on Shure products for their extreme reliability. For Harris, using Shure products is a truly enjoyable experience!

Belonging to one of the metropolitans of India-Chennai, Harris is a face widely recognized in the Indian Music Industry. At the age of six, he began his formal training in Carnatic music and scored the highest mark in Asia on his 4th grade exam of Trinity College of Music, London. He has composed music for various television commercials including Coca-Cola. In 2008, he composed an advert campaign with the Ministry of Education in Tamil Nadu outlining child poverty, labour and lack of education. In 2011, Harris announced his first world tour titled ‘Harris on the Edge’ performing live across the globe supported by a troupe of the Tamil playback singers.

Harris. “I have been using Shure since the day I fell in love with music. You can’t separate the microphones from the life of a musician. All my recording studios are equipped with various Shure products and I have used them in all my projects and albums. When I put a Shure microphone in front of instruments like a violin, saxophone and guitar I can hear the natural character of the instrument. It is the real sound I have mixed in the recording studio that can be heard in any consumer system. I see Shure products commonly used amongst performers across the music industry, it has become cult product. In regards to the Shure wireless products, a performer can run and dance around the stage without worrying about wires and other accessories and they have amazing receivers and transmitters which make us perform well. Shure is the only brand I trust when it comes to performance and recording, it is a representation of durability and reliability. The legendary SM58 and I are inseparable.”

 

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