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Gregory Porter in Session

1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 26 April 2011

Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future.

This week, Jamie features a Maida Vale session from one of his favourite new artists: Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Gregory Porter.

Gregory performs music from his debut album, Water, which was released last year and nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal album.

He introduces the tracks and talks about the making of the album, while reflecting on what inspires his unique performances.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Mel Tormé

    Mel Tormé Comin' Home Baby

    Comin’ Home Baby!, Atlantic

  • Image for Sansa Trio

    Sansa Trio Samba Em Blue

    Nicola Conte Presents Viagem, Far Out Recordings

  • Image for Lizz Wright

    Lizz Wright In From The Storm

    Fellowship, Verve Forecast

  • Image for Stan Tracey Duo

    Stan Tracey Duo Foregone Conclusion

    Sound Check, ReSteamed Records

  • Maida Vale Session Track

  • Image for Duke Pearson

    Duke Pearson Chilli Peppers

    The Right Touch, Blue Note

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald A Night In Tunisia

    Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!, Verve

  • Image for Ambrose Akinmusire

    Ambrose Akinmusire Ambrose Akinmusire - Jaya

    When The Heart Emerges Glistening, Blue Note

  • Maida Vale Session Track

  • Image for tUnE-yArDs

    tUnE-yArDs Bizness

    whokill, 4AD Records


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