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
Sound description: Solo acoustic introspective pop.
RIYL: Corrine Bailey Rae, India Arie, Natasha Bedingfield
Influences: Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Durante, Aretha Franklin, Joe Cocker, Mary Mary, Tina Turner, Melissa Ethridge, Alanis Morisette, Jennifer Knapp, Lauryn Hill, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Alicia Keys, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Issac Hayes
Elaine Faye is a California born singer/songwriter who can be seen performing at venues and open mics between San Diego to Los Angeles. Part of the local soul scene, Faye also plays pop and acoustic music. Her vocal style is soft and smooth, blending acoustic soul, pop, and a touch of jazz.