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24/01/2012

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 24 January 2012

Jamie chats to the Grammy nominated and Brooklyn-based singer songwriter Gregory Porter.

He talks about his recent rise to success, after years of playing in small jazz clubs in New York, and his new album Be Good.

The two musicians discuss their different approaches to composition and Gregory Porter shares stories about the people who have helped him get to where he is today.

Music Played

10 items
  • Image for Chick Webb

    Chick Webb Harlem Congo

    Decca Records

  • Image for Paul McCartney

    Paul McCartney I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter

    Kisses On The Bottom, Mercury Records

  • Image for Eddie Lang & Lonnie Johnson

    Eddie Lang & Lonnie Johnson Eddie Lang & Lonnie Johnson - A Handful Of Riffs

    A Handful Of Riffs, Okeh Records

  • Image for João Gilberto, Stan Getz and Antonio Carlos Jobim (Featuring Astrud Gilberto)

    João Gilberto, Stan Getz and Antonio Carlos Jobim (Featuring Astrud Gilberto) Corcovado

    Getz / Gilberto, Verve Records

  • Gregory Porter Interview

  • Image for Gregory Porter

    Gregory Porter 1960 What?

    Water (Live At Maida Vale)

  • Image for Gregory Porter

    Gregory Porter Be Good

    Be Good, Motéma Music

  • Image for Gregory Porter

    Gregory Porter On My Way To Harlem

    Be Good, Motéma Music

  • Image for Ornette Coleman

    Ornette Coleman Ramblin'

    Change of The Century, Atlantic Records

  • Image for Laura Marling

    Laura Marling The Muse

    A Creature I Don’t Know, Virgin Records

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