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The Hang with Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter

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The Hang with Gregory Porter

The Hang with Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter

122
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93
Plays
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Gregory Porter invites old and new friends to hang out, talk and even sing about their roots. These intimate conversations cover music and art, family and food, celebrity mishaps and facing down discrimination. Taking time out wherever he is on his travels, he catches up with musicians, actors and directors to share stories about everything that life throws at us. Join Gregory for The Hang. Bring it in!

Latest Episodes

Episode 10: Celeste’s Poetry, Parents And Pudding

Season 1 finale! Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross come up early in the conversation between Gregory and singer Celeste, as they meet on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. Influences of the greats loom large as the pair also share the influence of their parents and grandparents on the voices they now share with the world through music. Navigating the tricky waters of putting relationships into a song come up for discussion, as does the joy (or not) of that oh-so-British roast dinner favourite, Yorkshire pudding. Yum. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

39 MIN2019 OCT. 17
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Episode 10: Celeste’s Poetry, Parents And Pudding

Episode 9: Gilles Peterson’s Music Break-Out

Global DJ and broadcaster Gilles Peterson has been sharing his passion for music ever since that fateful day when he threw out his train set in the shed, and installed turntables instead. Over a cup of tea in Cheltenham, he and Gregory swap stories of soul and jazz, from joyful moments of 12-hour DJ sets in Japan, to preserving mental health on tour. Their common ground is the search for a sound to dance to, and how the perfect combination of songs can elevate all those listening. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

51 MIN2019 OCT. 3
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Episode 9: Gilles Peterson’s Music Break-Out

Episode 8: Don Was' Power Plays

Blue Note President and Producer Don Was shares soulful stories at Gregory’s home in Bakersfield, California about being The Rolling Stones go-to guy and bucking music trends with Bonnie Raitt. As friends and work colleagues, Don and Gregory go deep on the majesty and mystery that comes with creating music, and how it can pull you through the darkest days. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

51 MIN2019 SEP. 26
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Episode 8: Don Was' Power Plays

Episode 7: Giles Terera’s Roar For Representation

EHamilton’s Giles Terera settles in for a conversation that winds back to his start in British theatre acting alongside Sophie Okonedo, to the effect of portraying Sammy Davis. Jr on stage before becoming Aaron Burr in the UK original cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical epic. Over a quintessentially British gin-and-tonic at London’s Hotel Café Royal, Gregory and Giles shoot the breeze about their complex cultural history and how it’s shaped the performers they are today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

49 MIN2019 SEP. 19
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Episode 7: Giles Terera’s Roar For Representation

Episode 6: Jamie Cullum's Quest for Imperfection

Singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum hangs out with Gregory at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival as the friends reminisce about late-night jam sessions and finding your true voice in the music biz. They mull over how and when success strikes, and why it's sometimes better to let imperfections shine. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

48 MIN2019 SEP. 12
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Episode 6: Jamie Cullum's Quest for Imperfection

Episode 5: Amma Asante And The Ultimate Love Story

BAFTA-winning film director Amma Asante hangs with Gregory at London's Café Royal. They compare experiences of being in mixed-race relationships: "the stares", "the judgement" and worse. The conversation also takes in slavery and bereavement. But ultimately, it's the optimism of love that wins. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

47 MIN2019 SEP. 5
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Episode 5: Amma Asante And The Ultimate Love Story

Episode 4: Charlotte Gainsbourg's Chateau

Singer and Independence Day actor Charlotte Gainsbourg invites Gregory to LA's iconic Chateau Marmont hotel. Poolside they talk Glastonbury vs Coachella, mixed-race relationships and her legendary father Serge. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MIN2019 AGO. 29
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Episode 4: Charlotte Gainsbourg's Chateau

Episode 3: Annie Lennox’s Blues

Sweet dreams are made of this... Annie Lennox invites Gregory to her mountaintop retreat in Spain, where the two explore what it means to be an outsider. Soul music looms large in both of their childhoods, connecting 1950s Scotland and 1980s California. Annie reveals how Gregory’s song Hey Laura moves her to tears, before singing a stunning version of her own. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

66 MIN2019 AGO. 7
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Episode 3: Annie Lennox’s Blues

Episode 2: Kamasi Washington vs. The Haters

Gregory hangs on LA's Sunset Strip with jazz and hip hop giant Kamasi Washington. They bond over growing up black in LA, learning to perform in church and a love of Biggie Smalls. And when it comes to dealing with criticism, envy and hate? They agree that the only answer is love. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

53 MIN2019 AGO. 6
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Episode 2: Kamasi Washington vs. The Haters

Episode 1: Jeff Goldblum's Lucky Break

For his very first podcast, Gregory sits down with Jeff Goldblum, star of The Fly, Jurassic Park and countless other movie classics. Jeff's also doing pretty well as a musician in his own right these days, but it turns out Gregory had a hand in this new career move. And talking of hands, things get kind of steamy when Jeff notices Gregory's fine fingernails... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

54 MIN2019 AGO. 6
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Episode 1: Jeff Goldblum's Lucky Break

Latest Episodes

Episode 10: Celeste’s Poetry, Parents And Pudding

Season 1 finale! Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross come up early in the conversation between Gregory and singer Celeste, as they meet on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. Influences of the greats loom large as the pair also share the influence of their parents and grandparents on the voices they now share with the world through music. Navigating the tricky waters of putting relationships into a song come up for discussion, as does the joy (or not) of that oh-so-British roast dinner favourite, Yorkshire pudding. Yum. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

39 MIN2019 OCT. 17
Comments
Episode 10: Celeste’s Poetry, Parents And Pudding

Episode 9: Gilles Peterson’s Music Break-Out

Global DJ and broadcaster Gilles Peterson has been sharing his passion for music ever since that fateful day when he threw out his train set in the shed, and installed turntables instead. Over a cup of tea in Cheltenham, he and Gregory swap stories of soul and jazz, from joyful moments of 12-hour DJ sets in Japan, to preserving mental health on tour. Their common ground is the search for a sound to dance to, and how the perfect combination of songs can elevate all those listening. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

51 MIN2019 OCT. 3
Comments
Episode 9: Gilles Peterson’s Music Break-Out

Episode 8: Don Was' Power Plays

Blue Note President and Producer Don Was shares soulful stories at Gregory’s home in Bakersfield, California about being The Rolling Stones go-to guy and bucking music trends with Bonnie Raitt. As friends and work colleagues, Don and Gregory go deep on the majesty and mystery that comes with creating music, and how it can pull you through the darkest days. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

51 MIN2019 SEP. 26
Comments
Episode 8: Don Was' Power Plays

Episode 7: Giles Terera’s Roar For Representation

EHamilton’s Giles Terera settles in for a conversation that winds back to his start in British theatre acting alongside Sophie Okonedo, to the effect of portraying Sammy Davis. Jr on stage before becoming Aaron Burr in the UK original cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical epic. Over a quintessentially British gin-and-tonic at London’s Hotel Café Royal, Gregory and Giles shoot the breeze about their complex cultural history and how it’s shaped the performers they are today. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

49 MIN2019 SEP. 19
Comments
Episode 7: Giles Terera’s Roar For Representation

Episode 6: Jamie Cullum's Quest for Imperfection

Singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum hangs out with Gregory at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival as the friends reminisce about late-night jam sessions and finding your true voice in the music biz. They mull over how and when success strikes, and why it's sometimes better to let imperfections shine. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

48 MIN2019 SEP. 12
Comments
Episode 6: Jamie Cullum's Quest for Imperfection

Episode 5: Amma Asante And The Ultimate Love Story

BAFTA-winning film director Amma Asante hangs with Gregory at London's Café Royal. They compare experiences of being in mixed-race relationships: "the stares", "the judgement" and worse. The conversation also takes in slavery and bereavement. But ultimately, it's the optimism of love that wins. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

47 MIN2019 SEP. 5
Comments
Episode 5: Amma Asante And The Ultimate Love Story

Episode 4: Charlotte Gainsbourg's Chateau

Singer and Independence Day actor Charlotte Gainsbourg invites Gregory to LA's iconic Chateau Marmont hotel. Poolside they talk Glastonbury vs Coachella, mixed-race relationships and her legendary father Serge. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

37 MIN2019 AGO. 29
Comments
Episode 4: Charlotte Gainsbourg's Chateau

Episode 3: Annie Lennox’s Blues

Sweet dreams are made of this... Annie Lennox invites Gregory to her mountaintop retreat in Spain, where the two explore what it means to be an outsider. Soul music looms large in both of their childhoods, connecting 1950s Scotland and 1980s California. Annie reveals how Gregory’s song Hey Laura moves her to tears, before singing a stunning version of her own. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

66 MIN2019 AGO. 7
Comments
Episode 3: Annie Lennox’s Blues

Episode 2: Kamasi Washington vs. The Haters

Gregory hangs on LA's Sunset Strip with jazz and hip hop giant Kamasi Washington. They bond over growing up black in LA, learning to perform in church and a love of Biggie Smalls. And when it comes to dealing with criticism, envy and hate? They agree that the only answer is love. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

53 MIN2019 AGO. 6
Comments
Episode 2: Kamasi Washington vs. The Haters

Episode 1: Jeff Goldblum's Lucky Break

For his very first podcast, Gregory sits down with Jeff Goldblum, star of The Fly, Jurassic Park and countless other movie classics. Jeff's also doing pretty well as a musician in his own right these days, but it turns out Gregory had a hand in this new career move. And talking of hands, things get kind of steamy when Jeff notices Gregory's fine fingernails... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

54 MIN2019 AGO. 6
Comments
Episode 1: Jeff Goldblum's Lucky Break
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