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Gregory wins big in Hungary!

Gregory has just won the Best International Jazz Record of the Year Award in Hungary, voted by journalists and musicians!

Congratulations!!

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Gregory performs at the BBC Music Awards in London!

Gregory was nominated for ‘International Artist Of The Year’ at the inaugural BBC Music Awards held in Earls Court, London.

Watch his performance of Feeling Good / Liquid Spirit live from the ceremony:

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Gregory joins Julie London in aid of Make A Wish

Marks & Spencer released their festive ad in the UK recently, set to Julie London’s version of ‘Fly Me to The Moon’, which follows two fairies named Magic and Sparkle as they clock in for work at the Fairy Factory then fly across the country spreading Christmas joy and making dreams come true with a click of the fingers.

Some extra magic is now added as M&S unveil a new version with Gregory dueting across the decades with the late Julie London, on the same track. Gregory’s part of the duet was recorded just weeks ago, but with today’s studio techniques, has been blended with Julie London’s (recorded in 1963) to sound as if they were sharing the studio. To duet with Julie London is indeed a dream come true for Gregory, in keeping with the advert’s theme:

“I’m so glad to be able to sing with the great Julie London. The magic and fire of music never dies …nor does the spirit of Christmas!” - Gregory Porter

Decca Records and Marks & Spencer have partnered with the Make A Wish charity for the release, allowing the single to continue to make children’s wishes come true beyond the festive period.*

Download the single from Amazon, iTunes or Google Play now!

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Watch the TV ad below & hear Gregory & Julie London together! 


* 100% of Decca’s net profits from the sale of each download of the “Fly Me To The Moon” single, which will be a minimum of 50p per download, will be donated to Make-A-Wish® UK. 

Charity Registration Nos. 295672 (England & Wales) and SC037479 (Scotland).

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More Liquid Spirit!

A brand new deluxe edition of Liquid Spirit featuring new remixes, duets and live footage is available to order now!

Get the CD + DVD on Amazon or the Expanded Digital Deluxe from iTunes or Amazon

 

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Liquid Spirit is GOLD in the UK!

Liquid Spirit recently reached GOLD status in the UK – selling over 100,000 copies!

Gregory and the band were awarded Gold discs following a sold out show at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall.

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Gregory pays tribute to Nina Simone on ‘Round Nina’

Eleven years after her passing, Nina Simone still fascinates. Her work will forever be universally celebrated as that of a major figure in American 20th century music. Universal Jazz pays homage to her with an album in which her emblematic titles have been revisited by the cream of the new generation’s Pop and Soul artists. Gregory has recorded a beautiful version of Black Is The Colour (Of My True Love’s Hair) – available now on AmazoniTunes or Google Play

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Gregory performs at Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park, London

Gregory performed at BBC Radio 2 Live In Hyde Park 2014 – watch clips and see photos here:

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Gregory will be headlining the iTunes Festival on Sept 17th!

We are very excited to announce that Gregory will be headlining this years iTunes Festival on September 17th! The iTunes Festival runs throughout September, bringing acts from all over the world to the Roundhouse, London.

UK residents can apply to win tickets now at itunes.com/festival.
Not in the UK? Don’t worry – you can watch the show live or for a limited time afterward FREE on iTunes! 

Go to itunes.com/festival  for more information

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Watch the video for The ‘In’ Crowd now!

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Gregory performs at BBC Proms: Battle Of The Bands

Friday 8 August
Royal Albert Hall

Gregory joins leading jazz singer Clare Teal as she presents a Late Night Prom with a difference as we are transported back to the swing era of the 1930s and 1940s with two of the greatest bands of the day, led at the time by Count Basie and Duke Ellington. With selections including Jumpin’ at the Woodside and It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), and culminating in a bespoke ‘Battle Royal’, the roof will surely be raised as these giants of jazz do battle for the approval of the audience.

Click here for more information!

Clare Teal singer/presenter
Gregory Porter singer

Count Pearson Proms Band - James Pearson conductor, Proms debut artist

Duke Windsor Proms Band - Grant Windsor conductor, Proms debut artist

 Watch ‘Count Basie: Going To Chicago Blues’ below:

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