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Song Travels Presents Gregory Porter

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Jazz and Soul singer Gregory Porter had a breakout year in 2012. His album Be Good topped many “Best of” lists and was named iTunes’ Jazz Album of the Year. He was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance. On this Song Travels, Porter is joined by his band mates Chip Crawford and Aaron James for a set including numbers from his latest album, Liquid Spirit.

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Gregory Porter: In Studio

Friday, March 16, 2012

Jazz singer Gregory Porter looks like a linebacker – which makes sense, because that’s exactly what he used to be. Although a shoulder injury put an end to that career path, things have worked out pretty well for Porter--his 2010 recording debut, “Water,” earned him a Grammy nomination the following year. His sophomore effort is called “Be Good,” and he talks with guest host Christian McBride about the record and performs some of it live in our studio.

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Gig Alert: Gregory Porter

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Soul jazz singer Gregory Porter holds court at Smoke every Thursday night. Download his fiery tune "1960 What?" here.

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