A “flat-picker” a “finger picker”, a “curb-level philosopher” and a poet.
Born into and grown out of his “Hillbilly” roots where the grass is “slightly blue”.
As well as being a talented songwriter and singer, J. D. Haring also breathes new life to the mastery of the acoustic guitar. This coupled with his spontaneous wit and sense of humor makes him an entertainer of considerable depth and range.
His many years of stage experience have lead to the development of his extensive repertoire, and have created J. D. Haring’s great diversity as a dynamic, energetic, live performer. Add to this, his engaging rapport with his audience, and you have entertainment of the highest professional standards.
Since the mid-nineteen seventies, J. D. has lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the Great Southwest while touring the United States. J. D. has done numerous concert performances at colleges, universities and for the military. J. D. has also performed as opening act for such notables as
Ian Tyson, Billy Joe Shaver, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Crystal Gayle, The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, José Greco and The Ink Spots.
J. D. has also appeared as a guest artist in Denmark and Sweden with; Tomboola Band, Ivan Johnson Band, Teddy Edelmann and Leif Kerstein & the Winchesters.
J.D. has toured most of the United States for many years and is currently enjoying success in Europe and Scandinavia. As a result, J. D. began to tour in Europe, including engagements in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Romania, Ireland and now operates from his new home base in Århus, Denmark.
J. D. has released two CDs; “Grain of Sand” and “Balladeer” which are available at: http://cdbaby.com/all/jdharing as well as at all major digital download sites.