Acoustix :: http://www.acoustix.com
Acoustix is one of the few barbershop quartets to venture into the world of jazz and pull it off quite well. Plus, they love Gene Puerling. From a luscious six-part arrangement of "Unforgettable" to a remake of The Hi-Lo's "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot", these guys can sing. They even received private, personal instruction from the Man himself.
Clare Fischer :: http://www.clarefischer.com
Clare's musical career is vast and varied. He also traveled extensively with The Hi-Lo's as pianist-conductor for five years.
Four Freshmen :: http://www.fourfreshmen.com
Shouldn't these guys have graduated high school by now? The "Frosh" have been entertaning crowds for well over 50 years. Keep up with the latest at their website.
Fred Waring's America :: http://www.libraries.psu.edu/waring/
Fred Waring is known to generations as the "Man Who Taught America How To Sing," "America?s Singing Master," and the man who helped make the popular song a classic American Art Form.
Gordon Goodwin :: http://www.gordongoodwin.com
Gordon's saxophone and flute can be heard on several tracks from The Hi-Lo's album "Now." He is currently the leader of the Big Phat Band.
Jennifer Shelton Barnes :: http://www.jenniferbarnesmusic.com
Jennifer Barnes, the youngest child of Don and Joan Shelton, is a highly sought-after jazz vocalist, educator, clinician, and arranger throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Johnny Mann Singers :: http://www.johnnymannsingers.com
After releasing numerous albums, The Johnny Mann Singers began a successful career in singing jingles. Today, the group is still going strong. Don Shelton is a current member.
Lincoln Briney :: http://www.lincolnbriney.com
You've probably heard Licoln Briney's voice. After all, it's been drifting dreamily over the ether on countless national commercials and radio IDs. It's been part of studio vocal groups. It's been on movie soundtracks. And it's provided the velvety backdrops for vocal perfectionists such as Janis Seigel, Tom Lellis, Bobby McFerrin, and Mark Murphy.
Michele Weir :: http://www.micheleweir.com
Currently a faculty member at U.C.L.A., Michele is one the top arrangers of the day. She is also a member of the Clark Burroughs Group (aka L'Arc).
Moon Safari :: http://www.moonsafari.se
When not listening to the Hi-Lo's or creating fantastic MIDI files, the very talented Simon ?kesson works with his progressive rock band, Moon Safari, in Sweden. Their music is influenced by classic bands such as Yes, Genesis, the Beatles, and even a few vocal groups.
Music City Chorus :: http://www.musiccitychorus.org
The Nashville, Tennessee chapter of SPEBSQSA. My former barbershop stomping ground.
Nelson Riddle :: http://www.nelsonriddlemusic.com/
Considered by many as one of the greatest arrangers in the history of American popular music, Nelson Riddle was and is still well known for his talents. Riddle arranged for many famous vocalists from the 1950’s into the 1980’s including Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney, and Linda Ronstadt. He also composed for movies and TV.
Perry Botkin, Jr. :: http://www.perrybotkin.com
Perry has worked with a number of artists including The Hi-Lo's, Lettermen, Ed Ames, and Carly Simon just to name a few.
Realtime Quartet :: http://www.realtimequartet.com
Realtime is an a cappella vocal group dedicated to "music in the moment" that sings and performs a wide variety of music from contemporary a cappella to barbershop and everything in between. Of course, they're fans of The Hi-Lo's!
Robert G. "Bob" Smith Music :: http://www.bobsmithmusic.com
Bob Smith is a piano player and father to Ed "Eggtrocious" Smith, friend of the Hi-Lo's website. His artist roster is just as impressive as his ability to play. Be sure to check out the audio selections!
Rosemary Clooney :: http://www.rosemaryclooney.com
Paying homage to the Girl Singer, this site has it all. You'll find a discography, filmography, and even a photo gallery. Don't forget to check out the Rosemary Clooney Show episode guide for Hi-Lo's information.
Suzanne Lukather :: http://www.suzannelukather.com
Suzanne Lukather is the step-daughter of Clark Burroughs. She is a singer and cabaret recording artist who brings to her work equal parts sultry songstress, sophistication, and flash.
The Real Group :: http://www.realgroup.se
The Real Group is one of the premier vocal jazz ensembles in the world. Their ability to do both jazz and pop, alternating between fabulous solo voices and ensemble harmony to die for, makes it easy to see why they have garnered legions of fans internationally.
The Studebakers :: http://www.thestudebakers.com
Randy Seybold, friend of The Hi-Lo's.com, has a quaint little vocal group down in Austin, Texas. Comprised of three women and two men, their repertoire covers songs from the 1920's to the 1940's. The website includes some sample songs. Check 'em out.
Vocal Spectrum :: http://www.vocalspectrum.com
These 4 young men, who are majoring in different fields of study, attend(ed) Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. Vocal Spectrum was originally formed as a one-time educational quartet to sing for a local high school and has never stopped singing since! And in 2006 VS won the coveted Men’s SPEBSQSA International Quartet Championship!
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