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  1. The Four Freshmen, G. Love & Special Sauce, Sara Watkins: Also PlayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Cleveland.com

    ... blue. Well, we're pretty close to getting all the parts of that old wedding axiom into Also Playing. The Four Freshmen, 5 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Nighttown. Of course, it's not the original members of the vocal band that got its start in 1948 ...

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  2. Rone Onesti: These Lettermen are not from the post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Daily Herald

    ... of four-part harmonies. "Why only three?" I asked Tony. "Our idols of the day were the jazz vocal group, the Four Freshmen. We started as a four-part harmony group also. It was me, two other fellas and a young girl by the name of Concetta Ingoglia. ...

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  3. Excursions highlight spring tulips, sweet tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Davis Enterprise

    ... and all gratuities. A musical quartet credited with influencing the Beach Boys and Manhattan Transfer, the Four Freshmen, blends jazz arrangements with the big-band vocal group sounds of Glenn Miller's Modernaires and Tommy Dorsey's Pied Pipers. ...

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  4. Pence being added to messages at entrance to cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Republic

    ... the home of three-time NASCAR driving champion and team owner Tony Stewart, as well as the singing group The Four Freshmen. Former Mayor Kristen Brown had asked for a welcome sign noting that Columbus is also the home of Chuck Taylor, who created ...

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  5. The Four Freshmen head to Pruis stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Star Press

    Get tickets to see one of the most influential vocal groups of all time perform Jan. 19 at Pruis Hall. The Four Freshmen head to Pruis stage Get tickets to see one of the most influential vocal groups of all time perform Jan. 19 at Pruis Hall.

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  6. VIDEO / DVD: Euro Jazz Vocal GroupsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... American jazz vocal groups of the late 1950s and early '60s. These hip harmony-rich ensembles included the Four Freshmen, the Hi-Lo's, Lambert Hendricks and Ross, the Axidentals, the Pat Moran Quartet, the John Lasalle Quartet, the Metronomes and so ...

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  7. 2016 version of '50s quartet in concert at Arkansas StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Four Freshmen, the modern version of a quartet that had its biggest hits in the 1950s, perform at 2 p.m. today at Arkansas State University's Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro, part of the university's 2016-2017 Riceland Distinguished Performance Series. Sponsor is KAIT-TV, Channel 8. Tickets are $30 and $20, $23 and $15 for senior citizens and students, with discounts for Arkansas State faculty, staff and students.

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  8. Four Freshmen bring 68 years of performances to HamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... to work on new arrangements and concepts for the group's 75-plus albums. The most recent of which was "The Four Freshmen and Friends," released in 2015. "Even if we did the songs from 50 years ago, a lot of the fans would be completely happy with ...

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  9. What to read this weekend: recommendations from the bunkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Crikey

    ... my hood.') "A different class, like 'Let Him Run Wild' and 'The Warmth of the Sun,' took up the lessons of the Four Freshmen's vocal arrangements, moving them out of a jazz context and toward a new kind of rock and roll song - diffuse, harder to ...

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  10. Book review: I Am Brian WilsonRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    ... Beatles grew up with George Formby and Buddy Holly, the Wilsons were obsessed with vocal groups such as the Four Freshmen. The brothers were equally inspired and encouraged - often forcefully - by their father Murry, a songwriter with frustrated ...

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  11. Fresh faces: Couple bring love for jazz, concerts to AvalonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Miriam Singer and John Simpson are Singer & Simpson Productions, the promoters behind the Sunday, Oct. 9, concert featuring The Four Freshmen. The Four Freshmen's jazz harmonies and musicianship can be seen in concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Avalon Theatre, 645 Main Street.

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  12. Fresh faces: Couple bring love for jazz, concerts to AvalonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    The Four Freshmen's jazz harmonies and musicianship can be seen in concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Avalon Theatre, 645 Main Street. Tickets range in cost from $35$42, depending on seating.

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  13. Waiting for the Day: Brian Wilson and Pet SoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... more difficult to discern, but no less important or enjoyable. His fondness for the barbershop voices of the Four Freshmen gave him a crash course on harmony, and his bass-playing role in the Beach Boys-counteracted by his high-reaching falsetto ...

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  14. 10/3/16Kornacki: What's New with Michigan Men's BasketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | MGo Blue

    It begins with the Nike Jumpman uniforms from the Jordan Brand but also includes "The Four Freshmen" and two coaching staff additions in Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington . "We're all happy -- especially rockin' the Jordans," said senior guard/forward Zak Irvin .

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  15. A role reversal in Pullman, where Washington State runs past OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... of scrimmage as if Oregon was starting a bunch of new Delta House plebes, which the Ducks essential were. The Four Freshmen might have been an OK singing group once upon a time but it's no one's idea of fairy tale offensive line. Freeman, who is as ...

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  16. Concert series features music, danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... of these two performers and loved what I saw in the preview." Last season's series included harmony by The Four Freshmen, piano and violin music by Roy & Rosemary, American roots music by Southeast Alaskan Odyssey with the Alaska String Band, and ...

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  17. DCT returns with a musical tribute to 50s hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Dundalk Eagle

    ... Point Road. "Forever Plaid" is a tribute to the music of the 1950s, when groups such as The Four Aces and The Four Freshmen dominated the scene. First performed as an Off-Broadway review in 1989, the play was written by Stuart Ross and centers on a ...

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  18. 'Becoming the Beach Boys' 2-CD set explores the group's earliest effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... singers even at this early stage. The multi-part harmonies are spot-on and demonstrate the deep influence the Four Freshmen jazz-pop vocal group had on Brian Wilson's approach to complex harmonic structure. The set credits two of the tracks - ...

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  19. RECORDING: Beach Boys: Morgan SessionsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... a calculated plan as much it was the result of happenstance. The five singer-musicians had long admired the Four Freshmen and other vocal-harmony groups but were looking for a way update the sound with contemporary songs that would appeal to ...

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  20. RECORDING: Pete Rugolo'S Leadership LPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | All About Jazz

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