4 The Record - A Great Lakes Vocal Band
NO INSTRUMENTS, NO GIMMICKS...JUST THE HUMAN VOICE!
Formed in spring 2009, 4 The Record is a six member contemporary a cappella group that brings to life radio hits from the 1970's, 80's, 90's and today. The group is influenced by the diverse performance and music education background of its members, as well as being based at the cross-roads of American music, from the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame on Lake Erie's northern shore to the country and bluegrass influences of the Ohio River valley in the south. The group performs songs you know and love with unique vocal imitations of instrumental parts.
4 THE RECORD has peformed in every possible venue from large concert halls to small coffee shops. 4 The Record is available for school functions & essemblies grades K-12, college & university concert events, concert halls, amphitheatres, fairs & festivals, corporate events, non profit functions, wedding receptions, private parties, reunions & alumni events, restaurants, coffee houses, and a host of entertainment venues and events throughout the state of Ohio, the Great Lakes region, and across the country.
Since the groups formation in Spring 2009, they have produced a full-length self-titled CD! They have shared the stage/performed at events featuring internationally renowned a cappella greats such as Rockapella's Scott Leonard, Germany's Vocaldente, contemporary a cappella touring phenom-Boston's Ball in the House, Blue Jupiter from New York City, Puerto Rico's NOTA, winner of the hit NBC television show "The Singoff," and European beat box champion Fii.
4 THE RECORD delivers a high energy, unique musical experience to audiences of all ages. The group performs unique arrangements of cover songs from mega hit stars spanning four decades such as The Beatles, Ike & Tina Turner, Usher, Boyz II Men, Michael Buble, Wham!, Aretha Franklin, Sugarland, Johnny Nash, Earth, Wind, and Fire, Little Big Town, The Manhattan Transfer, Orleans, Journey, Dream Academy, The Eurythmics, Sting, Los Lonely Boys, Corey Hart and many more. 4 THE RECORD's music brings a cappella into modern day.
Arrangements combine unique vocalizations, harmonies, and percussive sounds to recreate the intricate notes and beats of popular hits everyone knows and loves, all without the use of any percussion, strings, brass, wood wind, or electronically powered instruments.
Kiersten Bowmer (Soprano),
Kevin Child (Vocal Percussion),
Michael Frankart (Bass),
John Garnes (Tenor/Lead),
Thom Richards (Baritone/Tenor),
Brittany Roszman (Alto),
Wayne Rowe (Tenor/Baritone)