Gregory Porter Nat King Cole & Me (Deluxe)

Nat "King" Cole & Me (Deluxe)

Gregory Porter

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Includes: 1 Digital booklet

Released on October 27, 2017 by Blue Note

Main artist: Gregory Porter

Genre: Jazz > Vocal Jazz

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Album : 1 disk - 15 tracks Total length : 01:02:52

  1. 1 Mona Lisa

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Jerry Livingston, Composer, Author - Ray Evans, Composer, Author - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Sony/ATV Harmony, MusicPublisher - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  2. 2 Smile

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Charles Chaplin, Composer - John Turner, Author - Geoffrey Parsons, Author - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Bourne Co., MusicPublisher - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  3. 3 Nature Boy

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - ASCAP, MusicPublisher - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - EBEN AHBEZ, Composer, Author - Golden World, MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  4. 4 L-O-V-E

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Producer, Recording Arranger - Bert Kaempfert, Composer, Author - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Milt Gabler, Composer, Author - Terence Blanchard, Trumpet - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Sony/ATV Music Publishing, MusicPublisher - Screen Gems, MusicPublisher - EMI Music Inc, MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  5. 5 Quizas, Quizas, Quizas

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Farres Osvaldo, Composer, Author - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Sony/ATV Discos Music Publishing LLC., MusicPublisher - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  6. 6 Miss Otis Regrets

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Cole Porter, Composer, Author - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Warner Bros Inc., MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  7. 7 Pick Yourself Up

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Jerome Kern, Composer - Dorothy Fields, Author - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Universal PolyGram International Publishing Inc., MusicPublisher - ALDI MUSIC COMPANY, MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  8. 8 When Love Was King

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Composer, Author, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Golden Slipper Publishing, MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  9. 9 The Lonely One

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Lenny Hambro, Composer, Author - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Sony/ATV Music Publishing, MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R - Roberto Heller, Composer, Author Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  10. 10 Ballerina

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Bob Russell, Composer, Author - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Carl Sigman, Composer, Author - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Music Sales Corporation, MusicPublisher - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - TRO Essex Music Ltd., MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  11. 11 I Wonder Who My Daddy Is

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Gladys Shelley, Composer, Author - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R - Spiral Records Inc, MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  12. 12 But Beautiful

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Johnny Burke, Author - Jimmy Van Heusen, Composer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Bourne Co., MusicPublisher - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Music Sales Corp., MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  13. 13 Sweet Lorraine

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Cliff Burwell, Composer, Author - Mitchell Parish, Composer, Author - Vince Mendoza, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - EMI Mills Music Inc., MusicPublisher - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Sony/ATV Music Publishing, MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  14. 14 For All We Know

    Sam M. Lewis, Author - Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - J. Fred Coots, Composer - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R - Sony / ATV and Carlin, MusicPublisher Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

  15. 15 The Christmas Song

    Paul Ewing, Manager - Bernie Grundman, Mastering Engineer - Mel TORME, Composer, Author - Robert Wells, Composer, Author - Vince Mendoza, Conductor, Producer, Recording Arranger - Geoff Foster, Recording Engineer - Al Schmitt, Mixer, Recording Engineer - Terence Blanchard, Trumpet - Reuben Rogers, Electric Bass - Nicolas Pflug, A & R - The London Studio Orchestra, Orchestra - Gregory Porter, Vocals, MainArtist - Chandler Harrod, Engineer - Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, MusicPublisher - Chris Barratt, Asst. Recording Engineer - MORRIS EDWIN H & CO INC, MusicPublisher - Diego Ruelas, Asst. Recording Engineer - Ulysses Owens, Drums - Christian Sands, Piano - Pascal Bod, Manager - Alex Ferguson, Asst. Recording Engineer - Nate Bridges, Asst. Recording Engineer - Rory Stewart, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alexander Arnold, Asst. Recording Engineer - Alison Burton, Manager - Léo Dodane, A & R Copyright : ℗ 2017 Gregory Porter

About

It’s always good when the genius of an artist is rekindled. With this luxurious album, Gregory Porter puts his body and soul into the repertoire of one of his idols: Nat King Cole. A unique musician who slalomed between pure jazz and easy listening, a virtuosic pianist, an innovator with a great finesse, and, clearly, a fascinating singer/crooner equipped with a velvet voice, profound and romantic, recognizable by all, Nat King Cole is in good hands here! He has one of the most impressive soul’n’jazz voices of the past few years. Above all, Gregory Porter has a much richer and more complex soul to that of his peers, with all due respect! For Nat King Cole is a common theme in the life of the Californian forty-year-old who knows every nook and cranny of the Great Black Music. "He was one of a kind. He left such great music - such beautiful things to listen to that you can’t help but be influenced by that extraordinary timbre, style, and ultimate cool… I wrote this little song when I was five and put it on a tape and played it for my mother when she came home from work. She said ‘Boy you sound just like Nat King Cole’! I remember thinking how strange that name was, going through her records, and first seeing his image: this elegant, handsome, strong man sitting by the fire, looking like somebody’s daddy. Then I put the vinyl on the player and out of those speakers came that voice, that nurturing sound. It filled a void in me. My father wasn’t in my life; he wasn’t raising me; he wasn’t showing any interest in me. So Nat’s words, ‘pick yourself up, dust yourself off, start all over again’ - all of these life lessons and words of wisdom were like fatherly advice. They were coming out of the speakers like Nat was singing those words just to me. I would listen to his albums and imagine that Nat was my father." This love for Nat King Cole’s music pushed him to adopt the jazzman as a substitute father! Furthermore, after having played in the musical It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues, Porter decided to take his relationship to Cole to the stage by writing Nat King Cole & Me, a largely autobiographical musical that showed for the first time in 2004. "In a certain way I tried to find my father. I wrote it after my father died. This spectacle, for which I composed most of the music, speaks about Nat King Cole. But mostly in the way in which I got closer to his music because of the absence of my father. It was like a kind of therapy that I prescribed to myself. Almost 800 people came to watch each night." With help from the arranger Vince Mendoza and with a group composed of the pianist Christian Sands, the bassist Reuben Rogers and the drummer Ulysses Owens, Gregory Porter will satisfy the needs of fans of the singer/pianist who died in 1965. © CM/Qobuz

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