Gregory Porter’s ‘Liquid Spirit’

Gregory Porter’s ‘Liquid Spirit’ is his third album released on September 10, 2013.

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Track Listing : 1.No Love Dying (Gregory Porter) – 03:56 . 2.Liquid Spirit (Gregory Porter) – 03:36 . 3.Lonesome Lover (Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach) – 03:10 . 4.Water Under Bridges (Gregory Porter) – 03:31 . 5.Hey Laura (Gregory Porter) – 03:20 . 6.Musical Genocide (Gregory Porter) – 03:43 . 7.Wolfcry (Gregory Porter) – 04:09 . 8.Free (Zak Najor, Gregory Porter) – 04:59 . 9.Brown Grass (Gregory Porter) – 04:17 . 10.Wind Song (Gregory Porter) – 03:24 . 11.The “In” Crowd (Ramsey Lewis, Billy Page) – 03:36 . 12.Movin (Gregory Porter) – 04:48 . 13.When Love Was King (Gregory Porter) – 06:53 . 14.I Fall In Love Too Easily (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) – 07:48

Musicians : Gregory Porter – Vocals . Chip Crawford – Piano . Emmanuel Harrold – Drums . Aaron James – Bass . Yosuke Sato – Saxophone . Tivon Pennicott – Tenor Saxophone . Curtis Taylor – Trumpet . Glenn Patscha – Organ

Production : Produced By Brian Bacchus – Producer . Kamau Kenyatta – Arranger . Owen Mulholland – Assistant Engineer . Jay Newland – Engineer, Mixing . Ted Tuthill – Assistant Engineer . Mark Wilder – Mastering

Package : Rebecca Meek – Art Direction, Photography . Shawn Peters – Portrait Photography

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Released On September, 2013 By Blue Note.

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Telegraph
Rooted in a jazz tradition that informs his soul-charged sound, Liquid Spirit swings between delicate, lyrically reflective ballads (Water Under Bridges, Hey Laura), driving, hard bop-influenced rhythms (Liquid Spirit, The In Crowd)and soulful mid-tempo numbers (Free, Movin’), all of which showcase Porters innate gift for melody and demonstrate that he can straddle the often treacherous artistic/commercial divide. […]

The Independent
Happily, good sentimentality far outweighs the bad. There’s swingers, too. […]

The Arts Desk
There aren’t too many jazz singers who have the luxury of keeping a regular band together from one recording to the next. Porter is one of them. […]

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Gregory Porter’s ‘Liquid Spirit’

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