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Jazz in the Night: The Manhattan Transfer live at the North Sea Jazz Festival • 11-07-1987 • World of Jazz


Marvellous songs

In this full live concert, the American jazz vocal group The Manhattan Transfer perform an extensive collection of their repertoire.
With their unique blend of voices, the sublime Janis Siegel, Cheryl Bentyne, Alan Paul and Tim Hauser bring the audience to their feet in the The Haque Congress Building at the Netherlands’ North Sea Jazz Festival 1987.
The concert features many of their well known songs of the nine albums they had released untill 1987. They did songs from ‘Vocalese’, their most recent album at the time, as well as favourites from their earlier albums.

The following songs (a.o.) are performed:
• Rambo (John Hendricks/Count Basie)
• Meet Benny Bailey (Quincy Jones)
• Route 66 (Bobby Troup)
• Corner Pocket (Count Basie)
• Move (Jon Hendricks)
• Java Jive
• My Heart’s Desire
• Gloria (Adam Levy/Esther Navarro)
• The Boy From New York City
• Ray’s Rockhouse (Ray Charles)

In the encore:
• Birdland (John Hendricks)
• Embraceable You

Manhattan Tranfer are:
• Janis Siegel
• Cheryl Bentyne
• Alan Paul
• Tim Hauser

The group is accompanied by the Manhattan Tranfer Band featuring:
• Yaron Gershovsky, bandleader, keyboards
• Wayne Johnson, guitar
• Buddy Williams, drums
• Alex Blake, bass

Recording date: 11 July, 1987





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