David Harness is one of the most popular DJ/producers in the San Francisco Bay Area club scene. With influences varying from Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, Quincy Jones, the Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, Parliament Funkadelic, the Isley Brothers and First Choice, it is easy to see why funk and soul have always been strong elements in his sound. In 1990, David began DJing at the After Dark in his hometown of Monterey, California.
As his popularity grew past the boundaries of Monterey, he was invited to establish a residency at Tilt and the Sound Factory in San Francisco. In 1994, David opened and DJed at the hip and popular club Lift at Club Dv8 in San Francisco. In 1995 David kicked off a seven year residency at San Francisco s legendary Club Universe San Franciscos hottest Saturday night party. At Club Universe, David had the opportunity to play with many New Yorks legendary DJs like Frankie Knuckles, Tony Humphries, Little Louie Vega, Tedd Patterson, Dave Morales, Danny Teneglia, Londons Ricky Morrison, Los Angeles Marques Wyatt, San Franciscos Miguel Migs, Mark Farina and Kaskade just to name a few. His growing popularity accelerated Davids natural progression into production.
In 1996, David began his ongoing residency at The End Up Sunday T-Dance San Franciscos longest running dance party. David also started his ongoing residency at Fag Fridays in San Francisco in 1998 where he is still rockin the floor. In 1999, David started Taboo in San Franciscos Mission District out of his love of House music and his desire to provide a showcase for Bay Area and internationally known DJs. This ongoing party attracts a loyal crowd of househeads from around the San Francisco Bay Area and the globe to the weekly blending of spirit and soul. In September 2000, David launched DHJ Productions and has established himself as a respected producer and remixer.
To date, David has worked on projects featuring artists such as Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Simply Red, Alicia Keys, Floetry, Donnie McClurkin, India Arie, NSYNC and Donnell Jones. A collaborative effort with DJ/producers Chris Lum of Abitare Music, Jay J of Moulton Studios, and Charles Spencer of LoveSlap has resulted in several independent releases. Davids passion and talent has definitely created a new page in the history of house music.Every month we feature a new guest DJ for your listening and dancing pleasure.Pretty groovy huh?