* Gregory Porter

February 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Strathmore Music Center
5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda
MD 20852
$58 - $108

Gregory Porter’s powerful voice runs from limpid to barbed and straining — but he’s always deliberate, always in control. His songwriting will toss your mind back to the classic, gospel-influenced soul of the 1960s; his delivery and projection will put you in the pew.



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 editor@capitalbop.com. Read him at giovannirussonello.com or nytimes.com/by/giovanni-russonello. Follow him on Twitter at @giorussonello.