We regret to inform you that Zvents.com is closing its doors October 31st, 2014. We’re proud to have served the community for so long, but business pressures have forced us to make the difficult decision to close down Zvents.com and the Zvents Media Network. Thank you for supporting us over the years. For more on the closure of Zvents.com see this page.
Home | Register | Log In

Oakland, CA

   [change my location]
  • Print
  • Calendar
  • Share
Gregory Porter
Price 6pm $18.00, 8pm $23.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories R&B and Soul Jazz

Gregory Porter

Sunday, Sep 22, 2013 8:00p

Raised in California, Gregory Porter’s mother was a minister, and he cites the Bakersfield Southern Gospel sound, as well as his mother’s Nat King Cole record collection, as fundamental influences on his own sound. Porter began singing in small jazz clubs in San Diego while attending San Diego State University on a football scholarship, where he played outside linebacker. Eventually it was music that Porter chose to pursue full-time at the encouragement of local musicians including his mentor Kamau… Show more

Created by Zvents Zvents

Gregory Porter

In 2010 Porter released his debut album Water (Motéma Music), which earned a GRAMMY nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album.

Tickets
inticketing $23 Buy Now
Performers at this Event
Gregory Porter
Gregory Porter Remove performer from this event
A big man with a big sound, Gregory Porter has quickly become one of jazz’s most important male vocalists, a soul-drenched singer often at his best delivering his emotionally charged original songs....
Location & Nearby Info
Yoshi's Oakland Jazz Club
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-9200
Show nearby:
Reviews & Comments
USER REVIEWS
This event currently has no reviews. Be the first to share your thoughts with others!

Don't Miss This