Porter, Gregory / Take Me To The Alley
Album: Take Me To The Alley   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Porter, Gregory   Added:Sep 2016
Label:Blue Note  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2016-09-12 Pull Date: 2016-11-14 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Nov 13 Nov 6 Oct 30 Sep 25 Sep 18
Airplays: 1 1 2 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Nov 11, 2016: Rebop
Fan The Flames
4. Oct 27, 2016: No Cover, No Minimum
French African Queen
2. Oct 31, 2016: Clean Copper Radio
Fan The Flames
5. Sep 23, 2016: Rebop
Holding On
3. Oct 28, 2016: Rebop
Fan The Flames
6. Sep 17, 2016: Music Casserole
French African Queen

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-09-05
Porter, Gregory/ Take Me to the Alley
Label: Blue Note

Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-09-04

Tom McCarter
Porter, Gregory
Take Me to the Alley
Genre: Jazz
More R&B than jazz, but it IS on Blue Note. Porter sings heartfelt songs and doesn’t pull punches while being backed by a tight group of talented musicians
FCCs: none
If You Like: Gil Scott Heron, Johnny Hathaway
Favorite Tracks: Holding On, More Than a Woman, Fan The Flames,French African Queen
Track Review: 1/ slow tempo 2/ midtempo 3/ slow tempo, trumpet solo 4/ midtempo 5/ midtempo 6/ midtempo 7/ midtempo, nice sax solo
8/ slow tempo 9/ slow tempo, sax solo 10/ organ opens, slow tempo 11/ uptempo, trumpet solo, piano solo 12/ bass solo opens, uptempo with horns, sax solo, sudden stop 13/ piano opens with snapping fingers,slow tempo with sudden end 14/ piano start, slow tempo, joined by female

Track Listing
1. Holding On   8. In Heaven
2. Don't Lose Your Steam   9. Insanity
3. Take Me To The Alley   10. Don't Be A Fool
4. Daydream   11. Fan The Flames
5. Consequence Of Love   12. French African Queen
6. In Fashion   13. Holding On (Featuring Kem)
7. More Than A Woman   14. Insanity (Featuring Lalah Hathaway)