Payin' Dues: Will Porter
San Francisco-based singer teams up with soul greats for long-awaited second album
Renowned bandleader Will Porter has worked with Chuck Berry, Barbara Lewis, Mary Wells and Percy Sledge. He made his solo debut with 2004’s Happy, produced by southern soul maven Wardell Quezergue, and he teamed with Quezergue again in 2011 for the producer’s last ever session. The result, Tick Tock Tick, is finally being released and features guests Jimmy Haslip, Leo Nocentelli, Dr John, the Womack Brothers and Bettye LaVette.