Janis Siegel

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Janis Siegel (born July 23, 1952) is an American Jazz singer with the vocal group The Manhattan Transfer (1972–present). In 1965 Siegel recorded with a group called Young Generation on Red Bird records. In 1972 the original Manhattan Transfer had disbanded, and founder Tim Hauser re-formed the band with different singers, including Siegel. This incarnation of the band has enjoyed international popularity, covering songs from the 1930s through the 1980s in a variety of genres including jazz fusion, R&B, pop, and doo wop. The band has received 10 Grammy Awards during Siegel's ongoing tenure, and was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003.

  1. ^ Warner, Jay. "The Manhattan Transfer (Inducted 1998)". The Manhattan Transfer (Inducted 1998). Vocal Group Hall of Fame Publications. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1987 At Home Janis Siegel 1
1989 Short Stories Janis Siegel and Fred Hersch 1
1995 Slow Hot Wind Janis Siegel and Fred Hersch 1
1999 The Tender Trap Janis Siegel 1
2002 I Wish You Love Janis Siegel 1
2003 Friday Night Special Janis Siegel 1
2004 Sketches of Broadway Janis Siegel 1
2006 A Thousand Beautiful Things Janis Siegel 1

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