Keith D. Harrison

1952 - Present

Inducted 2015

Keith D. Harrison, songwriter, keyboardist and vocalist, is a native Daytonian and lifelong resident of the Miami Valley. After high school graduation and military service, he was associated with numerous bands including Faze-O, Ohio Players, Heatwave, and Dazz Band. While with Dazz Band, he wrote Let it All Blow, a chart-topping recording that was used by the National Football League as its game intro. During this period, Dazz Band was awarded a prestigious Grammy. Harrison founded a recording and production studio and wrote music for syndicated specials and commercials. He also founded the first Public Housing Choir in 1994 for the Dayton Metropolitan Housing Authority. The choir was invited to sing at President’s Park in Washington, DC and was recognized in 1997 for its outstanding work by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.