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Gregory Porter: Don’t Forget Your Music

Author: Auditorium Films

An inspirational story told through candid interviews, exclusive access-all-areas coverage, tracing the Grammy-award winner’s journey to international fame.

  • Gregory Porter: Don’t Forget Your Music | Copyright: © Firerosefilms

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There is no doubt Porter is special, his story is particularly poignant in the current American zeitgeist, yet Porter transcends to represent the next generation in the American Jazz story.

The camera loves Porter; he is a mountain of a man, softly spoken who strikes a sartorial presence in an eclectic mix of tailored suits, waistcoats and his now famous Jazz hat.

The documentary contains interviews and contributions from Porter’s family, music industry figures and some of the world’s most influential musicians. In a time when the world and media is obsessed with making instant stars through reality TV and social media, this film shows that at the heart of success must be raw talent and self-belief.

“You have to experience life before you sing it”.
– Gregory Porter

Film contributors:
Hubert Laws, Sir Van Morrison, Jools Holland, Gilles Peterson, Jamie Cullum, Kamua Kenyatta, Lloyd C. Porter, Clare Teal and Max Herre… to name a few.

Genre Jazz / Documentary / B&W
Director Alfred George Bailey
Production Company Firerosefilms
Duration 85 minutes
Distribution TV Auditorium Films

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