** Aaron L. Myers II (Freedom Summer Livestream)

When:
August 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
2020-08-07T19:00:00-04:00
2020-08-07T19:15:00-04:00
Where:
CapitalBop Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aEX6RttE9M&feature=youtu.be
Cost:
Donations Encouraged

Vocalist and pianist Aaron Myers was born in Houston, Texas, and the baritone twang of his accent gives his performances a kind of swing that’s almost as much country and blues as it is jazz. He writes originals that range from the personal to the political, drawing inspirations from mid-century and smooth jazz as well as gospel triumph. He shines best on bluesy numbers like Art Blakey’s “Moanin’,” which he delivers with swagger, resilience and punch.

He plays a concert for CapitalBop’s “Freedom Summer” live stream series. The show will be a mix of pre-recorded and live segments including a Q&A with CapitalBop’s Luke Stewart.

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, JazzTimes, Downbeat, NPR Music, NPR.org, the Washington City Paper, On Tap/District Fray Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He began covering the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Reach him at Jackson@CapitalBop.com. Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.


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