Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet Discography of CDs
||Hustlin' For A Gig CD (2012) |
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet music CDs Their sound reminds the listener of such iconic vocal groups as Lambert/Hendricks/Ross and The Manhattan Transfer, but Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet has put their own distinctive signature on 4-part harmony jazz vocals with this diverse package of new music, clever lyrics, and arrangements they wrote themselves! spanning vocalese, bop, big band swing, sentimental ballads, Chicago blues, cool jazz, driving samba, lilting bossa nova, Basie-style swing, lyricized scat, and even a warm dose of harmonized R&B.
Recording information: Bias Studios, Springfield, VA.
Photographer: Michael G. Stewart.
Personnel: Ginny Carr (vocals, keyboards); Andre V. Enceneat, Robert McBride, Holly Shockey (vocals); Steve Herberman (guitar); Chris Vadala (clarinet, alto saxophone); Leigh Pilzer (tenor saxophone, bass saxophone); Chris Walker (trumpet); Jen Krupa (trombone); Alan Blackman (piano, Fender Rhodes piano); Frank Russo (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Bob Dawson.
||Half-Past Swing CD (1999) |
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet discography Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet puts their mark on vocal jazz with their brand of tight harmonies, swingin' rhythms and inventive vocalese lyrics. Backed by a blazing rhythm section of world-class jazz instrumentalists, Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet performs in concert regularly in hometown Washington, D.C. and can be heard at jazz festivals and on jazz and NPR radio across the globe.
Hear the "Weekend Edition" broadcast that brought them to the attention of the nation at npr.
"Four Voices blending together and just swinging like mad!" --- Susan Stamberg, NPR
"The Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet ultimately makes a particularly demanding aspect of jazz performance come alive." - Mike Joyce, The Washington Post
"If there's a space for another vocal-jazz ensemble on the national scene, [Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet] is poised to claim it." --- Joel E. Siegel, The Washington City Paper
"The Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet may not have invented this vocal style, but they perform it with the confidence that suggests they did. The artistry and professionalism that oozes from these uptowners places them in the game on their own terms." --- Cadence Magazine
Recording information: Gizmo Recording Co, Silver Spring, MD (1999).
Photographer: Michael Stewart.
Personnel: Ginny Carr, Roger Reynolds , Robert McBride, Lisanne Lyons (vocals); Paul Wingo, Sean Purcell, Ramon Gonzalez (guitar); Chris Vadala (flute, alto saxophone); Don New (alto saxophone); Chip McNeill (tenor saxophone); Tim Leahey (trumpet, flugelhorn); Jack Wengrosky (trumpet); Joe Jackson (trombone); Dan Reynolds, Wade Beach, Dan La Maestra (piano); Chuck Redd (vibraphone); C.E. Askew, Alejandro Lucini (drums); Pat Shrieves (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Gantt Kushner.
||When the Sun Goes Down CD (2002) |
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet songs "Four Voices blending together and just swinging like mad!" --- Susan Stamberg, NPR
"The Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet ultimately makes a particularly demanding aspect of jazz performance come alive." --- Mike Joyce, The Washington Post
A rising star on the jazz horizon, Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet has been captivating audiences internationally with its creative, lush vocal arrangements sung against a blazing jazz rhythm section. They have put their ...
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet Lyrics and Songs
Popular or famous Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet music songs: He Beeped When He Should Have Bopped, Gone, Gone, Gone, Java Junkie, Birth of the Blues, Moten Swing. More music songs 'Deed I Do, Little Darlin, When the Sun Goes Down, What If I Told?, And The Melody Still Lingers On Night In Tunisia. More music songs Love Walked In Lyrics, This Is the Life, You're Everything, Jovet, Bouncing With Bud, Jeannie, In the Gloaming, Jazz Face. More music lyrics and songs You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet, You Don't Love Me Like You Used To. See All Songs
Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet CD discography Key Personnel
|Member Name||Worked With|
|Chris Vadala||Chuck Mangione, Uptown, Cabo Frio, Greg Kihn, Kofi, Stylistics, Jeff Tyzik|
|Dan Reynolds||Imagine Dragons, Ken Navarro, Uptown, Grainger, Tim Eyermann, Karen Goldberg, Grimlock, Phil Mathieu|
|Joe Jackson||U.S. Air Force Airmen Of Note, Afrobop Alliance, Airmen of Note, Joe McCarthy Big Band, Alan Blaylock, Chaise Lounge, Vaughn Nark, Vince Norman|
|Chip McNeill||Maynard Ferguson, Big Bop Nouveau, Jim Widner Big Band, Lenny Marcus, Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau, Duffy Jackson|
|Frank Russo||Kenny Carr, Fred Hughes, Peter C. Barenbregge, Amy Shook, Bob Boguslaw|
|Tim Leahey||U.S. Air Force Airmen Of Note, Ryan Haines, Airmen of Note, Alan Blaylock|
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