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Gregory Porter, Jazz Sous Les Pommiers Festival

Julian Joseph presents an interview with American vocalist Gregory Porter. And Kevin Le Gendre profiles the Jazz Sous Les Pommiers Festival which takes place in Normandy in May.

Julian Joseph presents an interview with American vocal sensation Gregory Porter. Plus Kevin Le Gendre profiles the Jazz Sous Les Pommiers Festival which takes place in Coutance, Normandy and gives an insight into this community festival now in its 31st year. Gregory Porter was born in Los Angeles, raised in Bakersfield, and currently lives in Brooklyn, which he has made his musical home, he is a regular guest performer with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and has collaborated on the Nicola Conte album. Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis has described Grammy nominee Gregory Porter as "a fantastic young singer", and jazz fans may remember Porter's memorable performance at last year's opening 'Jazz Voice' concert as part of the London Jazz Festival.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 13 May 2012 23:00

Music Played

  • Gregory Porter

    God Bless The Child

    Composer: B Holliday/A Herzog

    • Be Good.
    • Motema 233 488.
  • Bright Noise

    Bright Noise

    Performers: Ben Bryden (Tenor Sax), Steven Delannoye (Tenor Sax), Desmond White (Bass), Tim Bason (Guitar), Dustin Kaufman (Drums) Composer: Benjamin Bryden

    • Bright Noise.
    • Benjamin Bryden EPPromo NA.
  • Chick Corea & Gary Burton

    Hot House

    Performers: Chick Corea (Piano), Gary Burton (Vibes) Composer: Tadd Dameron

    • Hot House.
    • Concord Jazz Promo NA.
  • Esperanza Spalding, featuring Lalah Hathaway

    Endangered Species

    Performers: Esperanza Spalding,(Bass/Vocals), Lalah Hathaway (Vocals) Composer: Wayne Shorter

    • Radio Music Society.
    • Decca Promo NA.
  • Tom Arthurs

    Given Up

    Performers: Tom Arthurs (Flugelhorn), Richard Fairhurst (Piano) Composer: Tom Arthurs

    • Postcards from Pushkin.
    • BABEL BDV 1194.
  • Gregory Porter

    1960 What?

    Performers: Gregory Porter (Vocals), Chip Crawford (Piano), Aaron James, (Bass), Emanuel Harrold (Drums), Melvin Vines (Trumpet), Curtis Taylor (Trumpet), Yoske Sato (Alto Sax), Kafele Bandele (Trumpet), Robert Stringer (Trombone) Composer: Gregory Porter

    • Water.
    • Motema 233 170.
  • Gregory Porter

    Be Good (Lion's Song)

    Performers: Gregory Porter (Vocals), Chip Crawford (Piano), Aaron James (Bass), Emanuel Harrold (Drums), Keyon Harrond (Trumpet), Yosuke Sato (Alto Sax), Tivon Pennicott (Tenor Sax) Composer: Gregory Porter

    • Be Good.
    • Motema 233 488.
  • Gregory Porter

    On My Way To Harlem

    Performers: Gregory Porter (Vocals), Chip Crawford (Piano), Aaron James (Bass), Emanuel Harrold (Drums), Keyon Harrond (Trumpet), Yosuke Sato (Alto Sax), Tivon Pennicott (Tenor Sax), Kamau Kenyatta (Horns) Composer: Gregory Porter

    • Be Good.
    • Motema 233 488.
  • Phronesis

    American Jesus

    Performers: Jasper Hoiby (Double Bass), Ivo Neame (Piano), Anton Eger (Drums) Composer: Ivo Neame

    • Walking Dark.
    • Edition Records EDN 1031.
  • Josh Arcoleo

    Nomad's Land

    Performers: Josh Arcoleo (Tenor Sax), Ivo Neame (Piano), Calum Gourley (Bass), James Maddren (Drums) Composer: Josh Arcoleo

    • Nomad’s Land.
    • Edition Records EDN 1030.
  • Jakob Bro, Paul Motian, Bill Frisell, Le Konitz, Ben Street

    Jakob Bro, Paul Motian, Bill Frisell, Le Konitz, Ben Street - Evening Song

    Performers: Jakob Bro (Guitar), Paul Motian (Drums), Bill Frisell (Guitar), Lee Konitz (Alto Saxophone), Ben Street (Bass) Composer: Jakob Bro

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