Photo: Gregory Porter @ Town Hall, NYC – Feb 14

 

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Lucky couples and singles alike packed the room at Town Hall in New York City Friday night for a triple threat of performers. Starting the show were up and coming local talents, Chris Turner and Jennah Bell who performed a spine-tingling bluesy/folk inspired set together. And the minute the incomparable Gregory Porter reached the stage, he was greeted with a standing ovation.

The jovial singer engaged the audience with jokes sprinkled throughout the set, stories about his mother, and mounds of praise and appreciation for all the love in the room that night. The vocals were no less than what you’d hope for – strong, deep, and steeped in emotion and vulnerability. The set spanned music from all three of his albums, including popular songs “1960 What?,” “Liquid Spirit,” and “Be Good (Lion’s Song).”

Gregory Porter ‘Water’ & ‘Be Good’ Now Out on Vinyl + Contest

 

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One of the most noted new voices in jazz, Gregory Porter, today celebrates the release of his first two albums as double gatefold LPs on 180 gram vinyl via Motéma Music! Water and Be Good have earned the singer two Grammy nominations as well as immense praise around the world.

New on the vinyl version of Water is an Opolopo remix of one of our favorite singles, “1960 What?” Grab these keepsakes and watch out for what this steady rising star does next!

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Video: Gregory Porter – “Be Good (Lion’s Song)”

 

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Soul and jazz singer Gregory Porter recently released the first video from his Be Good album and it’s just too precious. Based on the title track, “Be Good (Lion’s Song),” the video is an adorable depiction of a darling father and daughter duo’s silly antics, and their run in with a dancer lady that frolicks about town.

Directer Pierre Bennu expounds:

“The dance of love is something that can be done alone but it is also fun with somebody else,” says Bennu. “I wanted to show two characters; one who was so busy dancing alone, never looking to have a partner… and another so desperate for love that he would do whatever it took to get it. What that character finally realizes is that all he needed to offer forth was himself.”

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NYC: Gregory Porter Show @ Highline Ballroom – March 16

 

For those of us that can’t get enough of Gregory Porter and his new album, Be Good, there is more ear lovin’ to be had! New Yorkers can enjoy the extraordinary singer for a night of croons and swoons at the Highline Ballroom on March 16. Check for details below! More tour dates happening as well!

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Event Details
Gregory Porter Live @ Highline Ballroom
Friday, March 16th, 2012
Doors 6PM / Show 7:30PM

Advance Price: $12.00
Door Price: $15.00
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All ages
General Admission Seating

Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th Street
New York, NY

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Gregory Porter Releases ‘Be Good’ + MP3 & Tour Dates

 

Grammy nominated soul savant Gregory Porter dropped his Be Good album today and after reveling in “1960 What?” these past few months, we must say that we are quite ecstatic.

Snuggle up with the nearest fine thang and prepare yourself for rich horns and soothing tones that’ll take you higher and higher.

Also, “Real Good Hands” is available for a free download as iTunes Single of the Week – grab that!

East Coast Tour Dates + More TBA
2/23 – NYC, Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
2/26 – NYC, Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
3/16 – NYC, Highline Ballroom
3/28 through 3/31 – Detroit, MI, Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe
4/3 – Pittsburgh, PA, The Cabaret at Theatre Square
4/4 through 4/7 – Detroit, MI, Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe

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Gregory Porter – “Be Good”
 

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