About Gregory Porter
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Late but not the last to uncover the silky smooth baritone and subtle pop song interpretation of Gregory Porter? While conducting research of Americana Music Youtube videos I discovered Gregory Porter’s performance of Sting’s “hard to say it, probably me”, with over 5MM views. A voice to know and love. I watched the “hard to say it” master performance at least 20X in 24 hours and each time notice something more nuanced and subtle in the intonation, tone,
July 18, 2016, by BOB BOILEN •Gregory Porter‘s healing soul music, sends a message of compassion, and he’s got a baritone voice that resonates love. When Porter visited NPR, we’d just learned that our colleague, photojournalist David Gilkey, had been killed while working on a story for NPR in Afghanistan. When Porter began singing the calmly beautiful “No Love Dying,” he may not have known how much it would mean to us. Yet this song of compassion and hope, from his Grammy-winning 2013 album Liquid Spirit, was just what we’d needed.
Porter and pianist Chip Crawford continued their thoughtful, entrancing set with “Take Me To The Alley” (the title track to Gregory Porter‘s new album), a song about how we treat and think about those who live on society’s margins. Closing this Tiny Desk concert is “Don’t Be A Fool,” another new song of love, loyalty,
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