"People Get Ready" is JazzTimes Song of the Day

“The standout track [on Beauty&Mystery] ‘People Get Ready’ has a strong gospel influence, with lots of steady percussive movement, clean phrasing and sun-dappled major harmony. The song is clearly informed by Porter’s deep knowledge of the genre, and, like a good sermon, it also has a dramatic arc, beginning with a gentle incantation of the melody, then reaching ecstatic heights as Porter lays his emotions bare during his piano solo. This is a case where profound scholarship breeds profound art.”


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