The Manhattan Transfer Play San Bernardino June 30th

The Manhattan Transfer
2012 Jazz Fest featuring The Manhattan Transfer

The Manhattan Transfer will be performing at Cal State San Bernardino on June 30. The event will take place in the Coussoulis Arena located near the rear of campus. Parking in Lot G is easiest to get to the arena and will be $9. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00.

Saturday June 30, 2012 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm Coussoulis Arena 5500 University Pky San Bernardino, California 92407

If you have any questions please call (909) 537-7360 Ticket Info: $25-100

The Manhattan Transfer are the New York easy listening band, formed in 1972 by Alan Paul, Janis Siegel, Laurel Masse and Tim Hauser.

They had their initial success in the US with their self-titled debut album, and the single “Operator". Their next few releases had a greater impact on the charts in the UK, where single “Chanson D'Amour" from Coming Out went to No.1.

The 1979 Extensions album began a golden period for the group in the US. The album features a cover of jazz group Weather Reports' “Birdland". It won Manhattan Transfer the Grammy for Best Jazz Fusion Performance and is now considered the bands' signature tune. Subsequent releases would garner the band a long list of plaudits, with Mecca for Moderns providing Grammy Awards for “Boy From New York City", “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" and “Until I Met You".

In 1983 the group had success in the R&B charts with the “Spice of Life", a top five performer from the Bodies and Souls album, which also featured fan favourite “Mystery". They hit a peak with Vocalese, the album generated 12 Grammy nominations which, at the time, was second only to Michael Jackson's Thriller album. Brasil earned the band a Grammy for Best Pop Performance, but this was to mark the end of the run, as subsequent releases have not done as well. The band still tour and have a loyal following.

In 1998 they were recognised with induction into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

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