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Gregory Porter

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Biography

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Jazz, soul, and gospel singer, songwriter, and actor Gregory Porter was born in Los Angeles, California but grew up in Bakersfield, California, where his mother was a minister. As a child, he fell under the spell of his mother's Nat King Cole records, learning to imitate and sing like Cole, but his early aspirations were in sports. He was awarded a football scholarship to attend San Diego State University, but after an injury to his shoulder derailed his sports career, he began performing in local jazz clubs, which is where he met saxophonist, composer, and pianist Kamau Kenyatta. Kenyatta became Porter's mentor, introducing him to flutist Hubert Laws, who featured Porter's vocals on a track on his 1998 album Hubert Laws' Remembers the Unforgettable Nat King Cole. Laws' sister, Eloise Laws, heard Porter during the studio sessions and was impressed with his singing; he helped him get cast as one of the leads in a new musical It Ain't Nothing But the Blues, which eventually enjoyed a run on Broadway. The gates were open for Porter. His debut album, Water, appeared in 2010, and was followed by a second, Be Good, released two years later in 2012. In September of 2013, Porter (accompanied by Airto) appeared on a track from Kentiyah Presents Evolutionary Minded: Furthering the Legacy of Gil Scott-Heron, with M-1, Brian Jackson, Chuck D., Killah Priest, Martin Luther, and others; a week later, he issued his third album, Liquid Spirit, produced by Brian Bacchus.

Title: Be Good

Artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Rock

Title: Getting Thru It

Artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Soul, Jazz

Title: Love Songs - EP

Artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Jazz

Title: Mona Lisa - Single

Artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Jazz

Title: The Remix - EP

Artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Jazz

Title: Holiday At Home

Artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Soul, Jazz

Title: Love Songs

Artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Soul, Jazz, Vocal Jazz

Collections

Title: Blue Note 75

Genre: Jazz

Title: Motown Christmas

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Title: The Move

Genre: House, Acid Jazz, Nu Jazz

Featuring albums

Title: Mutants

Artist: Opolopo

Genre: Electronica

Title: Walk the Line

Artist: Ben L'Oncle Soul

Genre: Rock, Pop

Title: Cool Jazz

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz

Title: Duets

Artist: Van Morrison

Genre: Rock, Pop Rock

Title: Hed Kandi Beach Body

Artist: Various Artists

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Title: Dance Hits (CD2)

Artist: Clubland

Genre: House, Electro, Funk

Title: Love Letter

Artist: Jimmy Heath

Genre: Jazz

Title: Round Nina

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Jazz, Pop

Title: The Comeback

Artist: Zac Brown Band

Genre: Country

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