Music notes: Conversation with Gregory Porter
Gregory Porter, is a soulful, Grammy Award-wining jazz artist who performed at the Carver Community Cultural Center's, Jo Long Theater, in January 2017.
Porter’s voice captivates listeners and his jazz style is considered non-traditional. He didn’t record his first album until he was nearly 40 years old.
Porter gets emotional talking about the gospel influence which comes from his late, mother who was a minister who died from cancer.
She was passionate about helping people on the streets of California where Porter grew up. Porter still gets emotional talking about her influence on his music and life.
Darlene Dorsey sat down to get details about his music and what’s next for this worldwide artist.