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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Porter's "Water" Shines and Shimmers

Apr 28, 2010

Simply put, Gregory Porter may be our next great jazz singer.


On Water, his debut release, he covers all the bases a talented young singer would set out to do, and then some. He croons standards like “But Beautiful” and “Skylark” with Nat King Cole cool. He attacks Wayne Shorter’s “Black Nile” with a...