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It’s all about harmony

The Manhattan Transfer - soprano Cheryl Bentyne (left), bass Tim Hauser, alto Janis Siegel, tenor Alan Paul - is a constellation all its own. Hauser founded his group in 1969. The Manhattan Transfer - soprano Cheryl Bentyne (left), bass Tim Hauser, alto Janis Siegel, tenor Alan Paul - is a constellation all its own. Hauser founded his group in 1969.
By Sarah Rodman
Globe Staff / February 16, 2010

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The Manhattan Transfer hit the 40-year milestone last year. (Sort of. Its founder, Tim Hauser, the bass vocalist, remains from the 1969 incarnation of the group. Tenor Alan Paul and alto Janis Siegel joined in 1972, and soprano Cheryl Bentyne in 1979. The peerless vocalese veterans celebrated their longevity with their first album in five years, “The Chick Corea Songbook.’’ ... (Full article: 513 words)

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