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Nailah Porter in Session

Jamie features a Maida Vale session with Nailah Porter, an American jazz singer from North Carolina who has just released her debut album, ConJazzNess.

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 with Nailah Porter, an American jazz singer from North Carolina who has just released her debut album, ConJazzNess.

In between performing songs from her album, Nailah Porter talks about her upbringing, her musical influences and why she decided to leave her career as a lobbyist in order to become a singer.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Rosemary Clooney & Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Me And You

  • Paul Gonsalves Quartet

    Boom Jackie Boom Chick

    • Boom Jackie Boom Chick.
    • Vocalion.
  • Steely Dan

    Janie Runaway

    • Two Against Nature.
    • Giant.
  • Éric Legnini

    London Spot

    • The Vox.
    • Discograph.
  • Chubby Newsome

    Hip Shakin' Mama

    • Rhythm & Blues 1945-1951.
    • King Records.
  • Kairos Quartet

    Philosophy Of Futility

    • Statement Of Intent.
    • Edition Records.
  • Maida Vale Session Track

    • Nailah Porter

      Breathe

      Live at Maida Vale

  • Lee Morgan

    Gary's Notebook

    • The Sidewinder.
    • Blue Note.
  • Maida Vale Session Track

    • Nailah Porter

      He Speaks

      Live at Maida Vale

  • Michael Kiwanuka

    Tell Me A Tale

    • Tell Me A Tale – Isle Of Wight Sessions.
    • Communion Records.

Broadcast

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