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On the surface, music is a pretty simple affair: melody, harmony, chord changes, and rhythm. Each could stand on its own, but it's the combination that makes for compelling music. In Jazz, harmony is often stretched on the collective journey to the new frontier of sound. But in particular, tightknit vocal harmonies can take the listener on a musical odyssey that even the hippest woodwind section would find hard to match. In this hour, we will hear from jazz performers that clearly understood the literal resonance of jazz harmonization achieved through the human instrument.
|The Singers Unlimited||On a Clear Day||Feelin' Free|
|Lambert, Hendricks & Ross||Everyday||Sing a Song of Basie|
|The Hi-Lo's||You Took Advantage of Me||The Hi-Lo's in Stereo|
|The Hi-Lo's||Small Fry||And All That Jazz|
|Lambert, Hendricks & Ross||Everybody's Boppin'||The Hottest New Group in Jazz|
|Rare Silk||Storm||American Eyes|
|Donald Fagen||Ruby Baby||The Nightfly|
|Take 6||Seven Steps to Heaven||The Standard|
|Kurt Elling||The Best Things Happen When You're Dancing||This Time It's Love|
|The Four Freshman||Dynaflow||The Swingers|
|The Four Freshmen||Day In, Day Out||Live From Las Vegas|
|The Singers Unlimited, Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass||Sophisticated Lady||The Singers Unlimited, Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass|