Plucky Strum

Plucky Strum weaves together intimate musical story lines that combine jazz, classical, Latin and pop music. This all acoustic guitar and bass duo explores the joy of creative improvisation through lush harmonies, beautiful melodic lines, and captivating rhythms. Their new self-titled debut release, “Plucky Strum” is on the Whaling City Sound label.

Bassist Harvie S is a veteran of the jazz and Latin music scenes. Known for his long standing duo project with jazz vocal legend Sheila Jordan, he has recorded and toured with the cream of the crop: Kenny Baron, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, John Scofield, Steve Kuhn, James Weidman, Pat Martino, Mike Stern, and Paul Motian.

Guitarist/composer Sheryl Bailey has toured worldwide with her organ trio, The Sheryl Bailey 3, her quartet (featuring Jim Ridl), and The Electric Ladyland Project (featuring Vic Juris).

She is a Professor at Berklee College of Music and voted a "Rising Star" in 2013, 2014, and 2015 Downbeat Jazz Critics Poll.