Gregory Porter

Date created: 18.02.2015.
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Best Jazz Vocal Album, Grammy Award, 2014


Gregory Porter (voc)

Yosuke Sato (sax)
Chip Crawford (piano)
Jahmal Nichols (bass)
Emanuel Harrold (drums)


(…) a jazz singer of thrilling presence, a booming baritone with a gift for earthy refinement and soaring uplift - The New York Times

Gregory Porter has a voice and musicality to be reckoned with. - Kevin Le Gendre, BBC

(…) singer with the rich baritone and the ever-present Kangol hat is on a mission to revive old-school musical values… Possessed of massive vocal power offset by a rich tone and delicate control, his interpretations flit between jazz and soul, with the finesse of the former and strength of the latter in equal measure. - MOJO

The ’70s soul is still quite apparent in his voice, with shades of Donny Hathaway and Bill Withers, but he’s also the vocal heir to Nat King Cole…a major talent, not just as a singer but also as a composer, with a unique, elliptical style, both for melodies and lyrics…  - ALLMUSIC.COM


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