New Single Release
"WE WILL GATHER AGAIN"
New album now available
"This is the Year"
On 11/11/20 watch the "15th Annual Women Veterans Day Ceremony" livestream. Agona performs two original songs as part of the ceremony broadcast.
"We will Gather Again" will debut for this wonderful event. Accompanied by Jeffrey Scornavacca and David Porter. In association with Musicians On-Call.
"This Is The Year" was released in 2020.
It was quite a year for all...
All songs were co-written with Jeffrey Scornavacca, who recorded and produced the 12 songs. Jeffrey and Agona are currently working on a second album together.
Additional team players include;
Photography by Crystal Hardison, Album artwork by Leslie List. Mixed by Andy Pinkham at Revolution Sound. Mastered by Jeff Lipton and Maria Rice at Peerless mastering.
And a forever thanks to Cindy Badell-Slaughter at Heavy Hitters Music Publishing.
""The Drive" is Agona's Album which was recorded in Los Angeles with John Pighetti and John Hartmann Producing.
All songs were written by Agona, John Pighetti and John Hartmann. Musicians playing on the album include Shawn Clement, Michael Gatzios, Mike Harrison, David Porter, Joe Fiorello and Alan Okuye. Mastered by Jonathan Wyner at MWorks. Released on "One Day Records".
"Songs from Agona's "Colors of Life" CD have frequently been heard on ABC's "One Life to Live", "All My Children" and many Major TV Network shows. Co-Written and Produced with Terry Silverlight/Silverlight Music/ASCAP, Steve Buonanotte/Goodnight Music/ASCAP, Ken Gold,/Glert Music/BMI, Crit Harmon/Crittunes/ASCAP. Executive Producers Barbara Jordan and Cindy Badell-Slaughter (Heavy Hitters Music)
CD Available at
"Going Home"-Agona's first released Album. Produced by David Porter in Boston at" Mix One Studios". Songs co-written with Chris Korwin, John Pighetti and Ric Poulin (Bristol Studios). Bandmates and Musicians playing on the album include Brian Karp on Bass, Jim Gambino on Keyboards, Scott Mitchell on Drums, Chris Korwin on Guitar, David Porter on Guitar, Al Gould on Violin. The CD Release Party was held at the packed "House of Blues" in Cambridge, MA. Songs from this CD heard on College Radio rotation and featured on NPR Radio.
CD available at
Agona's "Water in My Well" CD was a re-release of the "Agona Hardison CD Advance". Produced by Diane Scanlon and Jeff Bova in New York City and David Porter
in Boston. Musicians and bandmates included on these recordings are David Tolar, Jim Sullivan, Todd Thibaud, Chris Korwin, Alec Antebenedetto.
CD available at
"When Love Calls" CD was co-written and produced in it's entirety wtih Terry Silverlight/ Silverlight Music/ASCAP. Barbara Jordan as Executive Producer for "Heavy Hitters Music".
Watch more of Agona's live videos here-coming soon!
LIVE version of "FREEWAY" (written by Agona Hardison/John Pighetti/John Hartmann)
Performed with "The Maverick Street Band"
Players include Fred Ellsworth, A.J. Sausville, Dennis Chaisson, Dennis Banville and John Sullivan.
LIVE version of "Everybody's Laughing" (Written by Agona Hardison/David Porter/Chris Korwin)
Performed with "The Maverick Street Band".
Players include Greg Smith. Steve Carter, Ben Banville and Dennis Banville.
Agona performing with The Maverick Street Band. Alongside bandmate and co-songwriter, Guitarist and Singer, Greg Smith, "Chicago Steve" Carter on Drums, Singer and Guitarist Fred Ellsworth and Dennis Banville on Bass
Photo by CRYSTAL HARDISON
Agona Hardison is a Boston based songwriter who blends genres including Rock, Country and Pop into a melodic, thoughtful and lyrical songwriting style. Agona’s two decades long career has enabled her to work with multiple “Grammy Award” winning Writers, Producers and Artists. Agona’s professional body of work includes working with Personal Manager Keith Garde (Aerosmith), a CD Produced in NYC by “Celine Dion’s” Grammy Award Winning Producer, “Jeff Bova” and Nashville writing and recording sessions with “Grammy Award” winning songwriters; “Gary Nicholson” (Wynonna Judd/Vince Gill) “Jimmy Scott”
(Bonnie Raitt) and “Jaime Kyle” (“Faith Hill).
Agona Hardison has released 6 Albums over the course of her career. In New York City Agona sang Lead Vocals with the highly popular All- Woman band, “Antigone Rising”.
They appeared on TV, Radio and in publications such as “Billboard” and “People Magazine”. They performed on “New York “Today Show” and alongside “Natalie
Merchant”, “Sarah Mclachlan” ” and the “Indigo Girls” they took the stage on the
“Lilith Fair” tour. "Lead Singer, Agona Hardison put the audience under her spell,
while exuding sexual vitality, soulful intelligence and just the right amountof stage swagger...made the night magical for those who stood in aisles, atop chairs and in doorways just to get a glimpse...
Destined for the big-ˇtime soon.""New York Good Times Magazine".In Los Angeles, “Heavy Hitters Music Publishing” has placed Agona’ssongs on Network TV, including HBO’s True Blood”, ABC’s, “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” and numerous songs played
on NBC, CBS, MTV, VH1 and “The WB” throughout the past decade.
Agona’s has performed with “Oasis” and “The Commitments” and
recently with “John Waitt” and “Dana Fuchs”. " Her music evokes
feelings of warmth and comfort..can't get enough of..touches
your soul..down-ˇto-ˇearth, soothing, yet strong vocals and
songs of bluesy overtones...passionate relaying of the tunes
and grounded, real presence.”Debbie Catalano -
ˇ Northeast Performer-ˇ Recording Review
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