Gregory Porter Biography

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Name: Gregory Porter
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Published/Updated: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 23:31:12 +0000

Biography:
Gregory Porter was born in Los Angeles, raised in Bakersfield, and is now living in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, Gregory Porter has made the world his musical home. With a voice that can caress or confront, embrace or exhort, Gregory Porter exhibits such an incredible degree of vocal mastery that no less a jazz luminary than Wynton Marsalis has gone on record to call him "a fantastic young singer," which makes the fact that Water is his recording debut even more impressive.

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