Greg Porée, a true musical virtuoso, has been on an incredible journey through the world of music. He found his passion for the guitar at the tender age of 15 and hasn't looked back since. Influenced by a diverse range of music, from Bach to The Beatles, Greg's music is a rich tapestry of his life experiences.
His impressive career began as the musical director for Sonny & Cher, and he soon found himself collaborating with legendary artists such as Gladys Knight & the Pips, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and Diana Ross. His guitar wizardry can be heard on iconic albums by Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and the contemporary fusion sounds of Ozomatli.
But Greg Porée's talents extend beyond the guitar. He transitioned from studio work to composition, delivering the groundbreaking album "Inventions." At a Greg Porée live performance, you can expect a musical feast that may include classical guitar, violin, accordion, vibraphone, and more, showcasing his boundless creativity.
In addition to his remarkable music career, Greg hosts the "SonicTonic" podcast for the California Jazz Foundation, spotlighting local jazz artists and supporting the jazz community. His commitment to giving back shines through in his performances, creating a truly special connection with his audience.
Join us on Sunday nights at 7:30 pm for an unforgettable evening of jazz at the Sierra Madre Playhouse with the extraordinary Greg Porée. Let his soul-stirring melodies and virtuoso talent transport you to a world of musical enchantment. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the magic of jazz in a stunning setting!