Tag: Gregory Porter

1 October 2019

Jazz News (Oct. 2019)

Skinny Pelembe at Brighton’s Patterns Guitarist/vocalist Skinny Pelembe tours the UK in October with dates across England, Wales and Scotland. He is currently promoting his latest album Dreaming Is Dead Now on Brownswood Recordings. He appears at Patterns in Brighton on Thursday 17th October with support from Elsa Hewitt.   Guildford Jazz Festival 2020 will […]

1 November 2017

Album Review: Gregory Porter – Nat “King” Cole & Me

Gregory Porter Nat “King” Cole & Me (Decca/Blue Note)       Recorded in London with a 70-piece orchestra and arrangements by Vince Mendoza, this album features some of Nat ‘King’ Cole’s most famous hits such as Mona Lisa, Smile, Nature Boy and Porter’s latest single Quizas, Quizas, Quizas. All the tracks are a radio-friendly 4 […]

27 September 2014

An Introduction to…Gregory Porter

  Gregory Porter was born in Los Angeles but was raised in Bakersfield, listening to his mother’s records of Nat King Cole which inspired him to begin singing. He attended San Diego State University on a sports scholarship but had to retire from sport due to a shoulder injury. Instead he turned to music and […]

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