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Crank It Counter-Krokwise w/ Countermeasure & The Harvard Krokodiloes
Sun, 8 January 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EST
An evening of A Cappella presented by SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival
Two outstanding contemporary a cappella groups take the stage for a fantastic evening of traditional and innovative jazz and pop harmonies.
Countermeasure has won worldwide acclaim and sold-out houses in the UK, Canada and US with their sophisticated arrangements, seamless harmonies, lively performances and infectious energy. Their dramatically choreographed show, where every song tells a story, has received standing ovations worldwide. Featuring 14 of Canada’s top harmony singers, their genre-defying contemporary sound takes a cappella to the next level. Formed in 2010, Countermeasure is led by award-winning composer/arranger Aaron Jensen, the group performs original compositions and reimagined standards by the likes of Cole Porter to the Beatles, with a strong accent on pop and jazz arrangements, incorporating innovative live looping, vocal percussion, and instrument sounds made by the voice. Five Stars! 55 minutes of pure gold! Superb! East Coast 107.6 FM Scotland
From Boston, The Harvard Krokodiloes is Harvard University’s oldest and finest a cappella singing group. From Cambridge to Cape Town to Carnegie Hall, The Harvard Krokodiloes have delighted audiences worldwide with their unique blend of a cappella harmony and humor. They perform popular music from the Great American Songbook and beyond, featuring classic American jazz, rock, swing, funk, and traditional ballads. In their almost 7 decade history, the Kroks have also recorded over 30 albums and performed in the finest concert halls across the world including the Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and the Sydney Opera House.The Harvard Krokodiloes have the gift of warming one’s soul and enriching one’s day.” — Leonard Bernstein
Note: Doors at 6:30, concert begins at 7.