Sun, Sep 04|
Time & Location
Sep 04, 2022, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Union Stage, 740 Water St SW, Washington, DC
About the event
Aaron Myers, whose life story is anything but typical, is originally from Goodlow, Texas where Myers found his passion for performing at an early age while playing music in the church, eventually choosing the piano as his instrument of choice. His soulful baritone voice, second-to-none stage presence and captivating personality make him one of the most exciting up-and-coming acts in jazz!
His credits include 4 albums: “Leo Rising”, “The Lion’s Den”. “The Pride Album”, and the holiday album “Snowing in Vegas.” He is a Governor & voting member with the Recording Academy. Since 2018 he has also been the host of “Jazz Stories” on WPFW 89.3FM.
Mr. Myers is a stout advocate for Mental Health and LGBTQI Rights. As part of his advocacy, he chairs the Board of Directors for the Capitol Hill Jazz Foundation as well as serves as Interim President & CEO of Crittenton Services of Greater Washington. He sits as a member of the board of directors for CTE Vision Foundation and Covenant Full Potential Development Center. During the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, he has led the DMV Music Stakeholders cohort as they share resources, offer relief, and advocate for community needs to help strengthen and preserve Washington’s music ecosystem.
Awarded best Jazz Artist by the Internation Music and Entertainment Awards in 2016, he was awarded the Wammie Award (presented by The Musicianship) for Advocacy 2019 & 2020 and also awarded Best Jazz Artist & Best Jazz Song by the Wammies in 2022.
Doors open at 9:30 PM.