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Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter discovered the music of Nat King Cole through his mother. At the age of five he wrote a song called “Once Upon A Time, I Had A Dreamboat” and recorded it onto a tape. When his mother returned home from work and heard it, she exclaimed in amazement “Boy, you sound like Nat King Cole.” From that moment on, Gregory had a desire to know more about this man and his music, and spent hours playing his mother’s old Cole records on his plastic Playskool record player. Since then, Gregory's passion and commitment to expressing himself through music has remained strong, and he has developed a distinct style that ranges from jazz, funk, R&B, blues and gospel—one that is soulful while still maintaining the elegance he learned from his earlier influences.

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Discography

Live In Berlin

Live In Berlin

Eagle Rock Entertainment
2017

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Take Me To The Alley

Take Me To The Alley

Blue Note Records
2016

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Liquid Spirit

Liquid Spirit

Blue Note Records
2013

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Be Good

Be Good

Motéma Music
2012

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