Manhattan Transfer Great American Songbook: 35th Anniversary
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 45 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: November 11, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Time Life Records
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Description by OLDIES.com:
DVD Features:Package Type: Keep Case
- Dolby Digital - English
Additional Release Material:
- Behind The Scenes
- Photo Montage
The much-loved vocal group Manhattan Transfer breaks out the Great American Songbook in this performance film, recorded in celebration of their 35th anniversary. Filmed at the Henson Studios in Los Angeles, the release features terrific renditions of all of the classics, including "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Route 66," "Embraceable You," and "On the Sunny Side of the Street." As a bonus for die-hard MT fans, each song is accompanied by an introduction and interview with the group.
Description by WEA:
Marking the 35th Anniversary of this truly American vocal group, The Manhattan Transfer Great American Songbook DVD captures the legendary group in the studio as they sing classic, American standards. These exclusive, intimate performances feature the group's trademark vocal harmonies with piano accompaniment.
The songs were recorded at the legendary Henson Studios in Los Angeles during the group's 35th anniversary celebration. From bop and pop to swing, from vocalese and boogiewoogie to jazz, over the years The Manhattan Transfer has embraced varied musical styles, creating a style that's all their own and gathering legions of dedicated fans.
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