In less than four years’ time, Gregory Porter has grown into one of the greatest jazz vocalists in the world. And anyone who has ever see this friendly giant perform will immediately understand why. Porter sings soul songs enhanced with jazz and blues; his disarming style of singing and his wonderful baritone voice command both respect and emotion. Last year, he won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album for his album Liquid Spirit (2013). It was his third album. With his first two, 2010’s Water and 2012’s Be Good, he mainly found success in The Netherlands. Not surprisingly, the 43-year-old American is a regular guest at the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, where he performed three years in a row. In Curacao, he previously performed at Brakkeput Mei Mei in the week before the festival.