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Music – 1979 – Manhattan Transfer – You Know You Can Count On Me – Performed Live In Concert

The Manhattan Transfer is a Grammy award-winning jazz vocal group founded in 1969….who sang and recorded in vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythm & blues, pop music and a cappella….as there have been two editions of the Manhattan Transfer….with Tim Hauser as the only person to be part of both. The first group consisted of Hauser, Erin Dickins, Marty Nelson, Pat Rosalia, and Gene Pistilli….and the second version of the group, formed in 1972….which consisted of Hauser, Alan Paul, Janis Siegel, and Laurel Massé.

“The Manhattan Transfer” is the second album by The Manhattan Transfer….as it is the first of four albums to be released by the lineup of Tim Hauser, Laurel Massé, Alan Paul, and Janis Siegel…..and the first to establish the sound and style for which the group would become known. It was released on April 2, 1975 by Atlantic Records….and was produced by Ahmet Ertegün and Tim Hauser.

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