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: Blend of acoustic folk and blues, with a tropical twist.
RIYL: Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews, Jimmy Buffett
Influences: Little Feat, the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Band, Poco, the New Riders of the Purple Sage, Buffalo Springfield
Virginia-born singer-songwriter Matt Commerce released his debut EP Closer Than You Realize in 2008, featuring guest pianist Jeff McCullough. Known for his catchy songwriting and
quirky stage presence, his style blends acoustic folk and blues, with a tropical twist.