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Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter burst onto the scene five years ago when Wynton Marsalis selected the then-unknown singer to perform a residency with his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Since then, Porter's albums Water and the Grammy-nominated "Be Good" plus his soulful live shows have marked him as "the brilliant new voice of jazz" (Huffington Post)--he is that rare male jazz vocalist with true star power.A minister¿s son with a deep love of Nat King Cole, Porter combines the power of a gospel shouter with the honeyed tone of a crooner. Whether singing standards or one of his own songs, he moves audiences with "a voice and musicality to be reckoned with" (BBC).

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