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.
Mr. Miedema 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.