Gregory Porter - Brilliant Jazz Luminary
This Grammy-nominated jazz star is one of the most sought-after recording
artists in the world, famous for pitch-perfect love songs and impassioned protest anthems. His Number One selling debut album
Water charmed music critics in 2011, skyrocketing to the top of iTunes and Amazon charts off the back of songs like
After winning the 'Album of the Year' award from Jazz Wise magazine, this sensational singer is
set to deliver more velvet vocals and ubiquitous poetry with his 2013 album Liquid Spirit. Buy Gregory Porter tickets
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Gregory Porter Biography - High Status Singing Sensation
hot-tipped singer-songwriter grew up in Bakersfield, California with his minister mother, perpetually raiding her music collection
for records by brilliant baritone jazz artist Nat King Cole. In his teens, the promising star won a football scholarship at
San Diego University, where he began performing at local jazz clubs and rubbing shoulders with masterful musicians like Kamau
Kenyetta. His amateur success led to a role in the hit Broadway musical It Ain't Nothing But The Blues, where his talent
caught the attention of record labels.
He set about recording his debut album Water with Kenyatta as his mentor
and it became an overnight success in 2011 off the back of his vocal mastery on singles like 'Illusion' and 'Magic Cap'. His
sophomore record Be Good garnered similar acclaim, with critics praising songs like 'Be Good (Lion Man)' and 'Real
Good Hands' for the expert weaving of blues and gospel influences. With his 2013 third album Liquid Spirit set to be
another smash hit, purchase Gregory Porter tickets at StubHub UK and see a fizzing jazz performance like no other.
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