Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter appears in the following:

Collective Loss, Collective Care

Monday, March 15, 2021

We’re looking back at a year with Covid-19 to reflect on our tremendous losses and the remarkable ways communities have come together to take care of themselves.

Our Daily Breather: Gregory Porter On Learning Russian And Cooking Creatively

Monday, May 11, 2020

In Our Daily Breather, we ask writers and artists to recommend ways to find calm in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Gregory Porter has been honing his mother's knack for creative cooking.


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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In Studio: Gregory Porter

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Gregory Porter has made a big splash with his first outing. “Water” is nominated for a Grammy in the Best Vocal Jazz Album category, and it tied for the top spot in The Village Voice’s critics poll for best jazz debut of 2010. He joins us with his band to play live - and to tell us about  "1960 What?," a song that addresses injustice as it links to a history of protest music in soul and jazz.

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