Batida Diferente

September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Mr. Henry's
601 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
$15 Minimum

Batida Diferente are a quartet that blend the tranquil sounds of traditional Brazilian music in reworkings of timeless jazz standards and other covers. The lead vocals, Kim Scudera sings with a bluesy folk-like tone that is decorated with jazzy vocal styled licks and melodies. Batida Diferente are Kim Scudera  on lead vocals, Rob Orwin on keyboards and wind synth, Mark Lopes on bass and guitar and Mike Wingo on drums and percussion.



Giovanni Russonello

About Giovanni Russonello

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Giovanni is the founder of CapitalBop, and a music critic for the New York Times. He previously served as a contributor to the Washington Post, the FADER, JazzTimes, NPR Music and others, and hosted “On the Margin,” a books show on WPFW-FM. As head of CapitalBop, he has covered the D.C. jazz scene since 2010. (He is no longer directly involved in the presenting of CapitalBop's concerts.) He graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor’s degree in history, with a focus on African-American history. Reach Giovanni at Read him at or Follow him on Twitter at @giorussonello.

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