Certainly no one playing jazz harmonica these days approaches the technical wizardry, stylistic breadth or improvisational creativity of Chicagoan Howard Levy.”

— Chicago Tribune

Levy has single-handedly revolutionized the harmonica...”


Levy’s harmonica playing is startlingly fluid and full of the technical prowess…”

— All About Jazz.com

As a pianist, his relationship with the instrument is so intimate and playful…”

— JazzInsideNY Magazine

… single-handedly developed the full jazz potential of the diatonic harmonica… Although he cites McCoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock as influences, Levy the pianist has a sunnier, more ebullient style than either, enlivened by an unfailing upward momentum... ”

— Jazz Times Magazine

As Art Tatum was to the piano, so is Levy to the harmonica: a hyper-virtuoso whose feats can be admired and studied but never really replicated.”

— Chicago Tribune



Becoming A Confident Player

 ArtistWorks Music Series · Jun 23, 2021


Howard Levy, Harmonica Player | Rhythm, Melody & Light are all the

same thing

 The Third Story · With Leo Sidran · Sept 24, 2015


Howard Levy, Harmonica's Main Man

WBUR · With Jane Clayson · Jul 3, 2015


Howard Levy: Reinventing The Harmonica

NPR Music · With David Schulman · Jan 25, 2009


Episode 6: Howard Levy

The Real Deal Jazz · With Orbert Davis




Martin Taylor, John Patitucci, and Howard Levy LIVE from ArtistWorks Studios!

ArtistWorks · Jan 28, 2020


Ep #60 with Howard Levy, composer, harmonica and piano player 

The World Fusion Show · With Derrik Jordan  · Oct 11, 2019


Special Guest Interview: Howard Levy and Béla Fleck

ArtistWorks · Aug 21, 2019  


Howard Levy on KCCK

Jazz 88.3 KCCK · With Dennis Green and Al Naylor · Apr 17, 2015


Howard Levy Chicago Tonight with Phil Ponce | Chicago News | WTTW

Feb 23, 2012