If I ever had a new aria to learn I would listen to Gedda first in order to make sure I was “doing it right.”
Garrett Harris 4 p.m., Feb. 27
Bradley Leighton has been playing jazz flute since before he joined the U.S. Army Band in Seoul, Korea. His album Soul Collective was nominated Jazz Album of the Year at the San Diego Music Awards.
As of 2010, he is the flute coach at Oak Park Music Conservatory.