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
Nelson Ortiz: Percussion, Vocals | Barry Bedore: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Drew Yantis: Drums | Justin Grinnell: Bass guitar | Jay Jay Lim: Keyboards, Piano, Vocals | Bill Shreeve: Percussion, Saxophone
Inception: San Diego, 1993
Influences: Mark Bacilla, Jeff Beck, Al DiMeola, Chick Corea, Jaco Pastorius, Robben Ford, John McLaughlin, Larry Carlton, Yngwie Malmsteen, David Sanborn, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Michael Brecker, Jobim, Michel Camilo, Dave Weckl, Vinnie Colaiuta, Scott Henderson, Oscar Peterson, Santana, Keith Jarrett, Jean-Luc Ponty, Michael Schenker, Randy Rhoads, Chet Atkins, Brad Paisley
Formed in 1993, Yavaz plays jazz-rock-Latin fusion.