New Release: Gregory Porter – ‘Liquid Spirit’

 

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Timeless Grammy-nominated soul and jazz singer/songwriter Gregory Porter recently released his third album, Liquid Spirit on Blue Note Records. Along with the help of Chip Crawford (piano), Emanuel Harrold (drums), Aaron James (bass), Yosuke Sato (alto sax), and Tivon Pennicott (tenor sax), Porter endeavors to display his humanity through authentic music. Touching on themes such as love, growing up, and the socio-political climate, succeed he does.

Watch the video below to get a behind the scenes look on the album making process from Gregory and his team.

And catch Gregory on his fall tour starting tomorrow! Tour stops include appearances in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre on September 25 and two New York City shows at Le Poisson Rouge in Manhattan on October 24 and Littlefield in Brooklyn on October 26.

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Watch “Liquid Spirit” and get tour dates after the jump

NYC: José James Presents No Beginning No End, In Association with Giant Step – 1/23/13

2013 is off to a great start! We are so proud to host this wonderful event celebrating, No Beginning No EndJosé James‘ most personal statement yet and full length label debut on Blue Note Records.

Join us for José’s inimitable, intoxicating blend of jazz, hip hop, and R&B, featuring his soulful and poignant voice.

Grab your tickets here

José James Presents No Beginning No End, In Association With Giant Step

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013
Highline Ballroom/ 431W 16th St (between 9th and 10th avenue)
Doors: 6:00 PM  / More Info

 

Jose James Announces US Tour Dates + Conan Appearance on Dec 18

 

In support of his upcoming album and Blue Note Records debut, No Beginning No End, Jose James is setting out on a US tour beginning January 23 with a New York City with an album release show at the Highline Ballroom, which Giant Step is proud to present!

Before that, you can look forward to Jose’s TV debut on Conan O’Brien on Tuesday, December 18.

Above, catch a look at Jose performing at this year’s iTunes Festival. Dude always holds it down.

No Beginning No End drops on January 22.

Tour Dates
Jan. 23 – Highline Ballroom – New York, NY
Jan. 24 – Howard Theatre – Washington DC
Jan. 26 – Scullers – Boston, MA
Jan. 29 – Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN
Jan. 30 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
Feb. 10-Mar. 6 – Asia & Australia Tour
Mar. 9 – The New Parish – Oakland, CA
Mar. 10 – Brick & Mortar Music Hall – San Francisco, CA
Mar. 12 – The Del Monte Speakeasy – Los Angeles, CA

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NYC: Giant Step Presents José James At Highline Ballroom – 1/23/13

We are proud to have Brooklyn-based vocalist José James performing a unique event celebrating No Beginning No End, his full length label debut on Blue Note Records.

Witness an intimate set of José’s own intoxicating blend of jazz, hip hop, and R&B featuring his soulful and poignant voice.

Grab your ticket here.

Giant Step Presents José James
Friday, January 23rd 2013
Highline Ballroom/ 431W 16th St (between 9th and 10th avenue)
Doors: 6:00 PM / More Info

New Release: Jose James – ‘It’s All Over Your Body’ EP + “Trouble” Free iTunes Single of the Week

 

The anticipation of Jose James’ upcoming album has been steady brewing for a nice little minute now. If you read our interview a few months back, you know that Jose has been signed to the legendary Blue Note Records. If you heard the recent DJ Spinna mix of Jose amazingness, you know that it’s getting pretty damn hard to wait for that album already.

No Beginning No End, Jose’s Blue Note debut, is set to release January 22. But fret not! Fans can stock up on some sweet tunes with today’s release of the It’s All Over Your Body EP. You also may indulge in the pleasure that is “Trouble” being the iTunes free Single of the Week.

Finally, our lovely man will be performing at the iTunes Festival 2012 on September 23 along with none other than label mate Robert Glasper. Using the iTunes Festival App, music lovers far and wide will be able to watch the happenings.

Jose James – “Trouble” [MP3 on iTunes]

Purchase It’s All Over Your Body EP on iTunes

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