From 1976 to 1998,
Harry Miedema was the musical director and saxophonist for EMI
recording artist the O'jays, who received a gold record in
1991 for their album Emotionally Yours. He has made
appearances on NBC's Today Show, VH1's Hard Rock Live,
UPN's Vibe, Sinbad's Summer Jam, the Arsenio Hall Show,
and the Showtime special The Beach Boys.
received performance and music education degrees from Indiana
University, studying jazz with David Baker. Since 1985, he has been
associated with the University of Indianapolis, where he now holds
the position of Director of Jazz Studies. Mr. Miedema is also the
bandleader for the group Deep 6, a professional jazz sextet in the
Indianapolis area. He currently heads the education committee for the
Indy Jazz Foundation.