Fri, Sep 01|
DC JazzFest Presents Gregory Porter
The String Queens (Opening)
Time & Location
Sep 01, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Anthem, 901 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024
About the event
This is a fully seated performance.
Known for his warm baritone vocals, Gregory Porter rose to acclaim in the 2010s with his earthy, cross-pollinated brand of jazz, soul, and gospel. A gifted singer of standards as well as more contemporary soul material, Porter has earned favorable comparisons to his idols Nat King Cole, Donny Hathaway, and Stevie Wonder. He announced his arrival by picking up a Grammy nomination for his 2010 debut, Water. After signing to Blue Note, he gained even wider notice for his third album, 2013’s Liquid Spirit, which rose to the top of the jazz charts, and won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album.