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
Tom Walko: Harmonica, Trumpet, Vocals | Manny Adamson: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | Irwin Haas: Saxophone | Mark "Doc" Holladay: Keyboards, Vocals | Jon Klolow: Trombone, Vocals | Ross Lee: Bass guitar, Vocals | Paul Vouaux: Drums
Sound description: Rockin' rhythm and blues.
RIYL: Albert King, Wilson Pickett, the Fabulous Thunderbirds
Influences: Albert King, Elmore James, T-Bone Walker, Taj Mahal, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, the Temptations, the Commodores, the Fabulous Thunderbirds
Straight Six is a rhythm and blues group anchored by the East Side Horns. They perform a few originals, but mostly they cover music by performers like Van Morrison, the Rolling Stones, the Allman Brothers, Delbert McClinton, U2, Tom Petty, Savoy Brown , Robert Cray, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the Grateful Dead.