Hollywood icon Jeff Goldblum and long-time band The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, celebrated hitting the UK Jazz & Blues Album top spot, with debut album 'The Capitol Studios Sessions". On hearing the news, a stunned Goldblum commented, "Excelsior!! I'm happy as a clam!" Goldblum has been playing the piano all his life and performing with his jazz... Continue Reading →
Buddy Holly’s first ever record label, Decca, is proud to announce the release of a stunning collection of the singer’s most beloved hits, set to brand new orchestrations, on 16th November. Jazz and soul superstar Gregory Porter lends his iconic voice to a touching duet with the legendary singer in ‘Raining In My Heart’ – out now.
At the closing song of his last album 'Take Me To The Alley' Gregory Porter signified that he would return with something spectacular, and what more stunning than a tribute album to the legend that is Nat King Cole, in 'Nat King Cole & Me'. 'Nat King Cole & Me' is a theatrical weaving of... Continue Reading →
Grammy Award winning artist Gregory Porter has teamed up with Grammy winning conductor Vince Mendoza to record new album 'Nat King Cole & Me'. It's the first time Porter has recorded with a full orchestra and under the direction of Mendoza, who has won 6 Grammys - you know it's going to be something special.... Continue Reading →
Gregory Porter has made history with latest album 'Take Me To The Alley' as it soared into the UK Charts and nestled in the Top 5, making his offering the first Jazz album to break the chart in over a decade. It hasn't been since Jamie Cullum's 2005 album 'Catching Tales' that we've seen a... Continue Reading →
In a time when a lot of music seems to be centered around how well it can perform in the charts, it's refreshing to hear yet another album by Gregory Porter which focuses more on lyrical content and well crafted musicianship. You'd be forgiven for thinking that this album may have gone a little off... Continue Reading →
Jazz and soul singer-songwriter Gregory Porter led a chorus of musicians including Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal and The Very Best in a musical tribute to Prince on BBC show, Later With Jools Holland. Porter, who sites Prince as a significant influence on his music stated: "Prince was one of the musical masters, an extraordinary influence... Continue Reading →
Picture sitting in a 1950's Harlem Jazz club with Tom Collins in hand. Art Blakey on drums, Chet Baker - trumpet, Thelonius Monk & Art Tatum on piano, Oscar Pettiford - double bass and Sonny Rollins on the sax. This is the caliber of musicians that came to De Montfort Hall, Leicester to back up... Continue Reading →