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Gregory Porter

Biography

Jazz vocalist and songwriter most widely known for his Grammy being successful album Liquid Soul released in 2014 with Blue Notice Information. He previously released two additional successful albums: Drinking water this year 2010 and become Great in 2012. He previously a full soccer scholarship to NORTH PARK State University or college before a make damage shattered his profession. He then continued to are a chef in his brother’s cafe while he sang locally in Brooklyn, NY. He was an associate of the initial cast from the Broadway musical It Ain’t Nothin’ However the Blues. He grew up in Bakersfield, California by his mom, Ruth, who was simply a minister. He and his sibling Lloyd would ultimately proceed to Brooklyn in 2004. He’s among eight siblings. He was presented on Renee Fleming’s recording Winter in NY, performing within the songs “Possess Yourself a Merry Small Xmas” and “Central Recreation area Serenade.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Gregory Porter
Date Of Birth November 4, 1971
Place Of Birth Sacramento, CA
Profession Jazz Singer
Education San Diego State University
Nationality American
Spouse Victoria Porter
Parents Ruth Thompson, Rufus Porter
Siblings Lloyd Porter
Awards Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance, Soul Train Music Award for Best Traditional Jazz Performance
Star Sign Scorpio

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1He was nominated for a 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a revue for "It Ain't Nothin But the Blues" at the Northlight Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Radio 2: In Concert2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Glastonbury 20162016TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Wild Life Festival2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Glastonbury 20152015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Avengers: Age of Ultron2015performer: "Liquid Spirit" / writer: "Liquid Spirit"
Sunday Brunch2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Harald Schmidt Show2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Watsons Go to Birmingham2013TV Movie performer: "1960 WHAT" / writer: "1960 WHAT"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Graham Norton Show2015-2017TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Jools's Hootenanny2016TV SeriesHimself
Gospel Christmas2016TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Roberto Alagna chante2016TV MovieHimself
Children in Need Rocks for Terry2016TV MovieHimself
Tavis Smiley2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Go' morgen Danmark2016TV SeriesHimself
Glastonbury 20162016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
C2013-2016TV SeriesHimself
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC2016TV MovieHimself
Frank Sinatra. Die Stimme Amerikas2015DocumentaryHimself
The Nation's Favourite Beatles Number One2015TV MovieHimself
Strictly Come Dancing2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Glastonbury 20152015TV SeriesHimself
Wild Life Festival2015TV SeriesHimself
The Lincoln Awards: A Concert for Veterans & the Military Family2015TV MovieHimself
Good Morning America2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
BBC Music Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
Renée Fleming: Christmas in New York2014TV MovieHimself
Sunday Brunch2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
BBC Proms2014TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Durch die Nacht mit...2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Vivement dimanche2014TV SeriesHimself
Die Harald Schmidt Show2013TV SeriesHimself
¡Atención obras!2013TV SeriesHimself
Ce soir (ou jamais!)2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Na plovárne2013TV SeriesHimself
Soul Power!2013TV Series documentaryHimself, musician

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Radio 2: In Concert2016TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Traditional R&B PerformanceFor the song "Hey Laura."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Traditional R&B PerformanceFor the song "Real Good Hands."


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