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GREG PORÉE

Greg Porée is an accomplished composer-arranger-producer-guitarist. He has been fortunate to build his career in Los Angeles around music. He was the lead guitarist on the BBC hit show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ from 2005 through 2013. Having grown up in a multi-cultural environment, Greg Porée was deeply influenced by the exposure to diverse styles of music, ranging from Bach to Beatles, and from Villa-Lobos to Motown. Greg has worked with a diverse group of musicians from Ray Charles and Herbie Hancock to Diana Ross, Sting and Phoebe Snow. He can be heard on landmark albums from artists such as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Stanley Turrentine, Randy Crawford, Albert King, Ahmad Jamal, Benny Golson, Donald Byrd and and James Blunt. As a musical director his credits include Sonny and Cher, The Supremes, Gladys Knight and the Pips and Joan Baez. Greg produced groundbreaking solo albums in association with Sting for world music master Vinx. Greg is music director of CJF.