Harvey Wirht was born in Suriname where he started his music career. 

He continued his studies at the Berklee College of Music and has since 

then recorded  over 40 albums including “Life Overflowing” with 

John Tchicai and Charley Colhase, awarded outstanding album in the 

Boston Awards 2000. 

Harvey has worked with multi Grammy winners, Angelique Kidjo, 

Harry Belafonte, Lauren Hill and Ziggy Marley and performed at the 

NAACP awards, the Jay Leno Show, the late night show with David 

Letterman, Good Morning America and the Peace ball for the 

inauguration of president Obama. 

Harvey Wirht has received the " honorary order of the yellow star " 

from the Surinamese government and is 

the founder of the band Caribbo with ATN Stadwijk featuring Hall of fame inductee steel panist 

Andy Narell.