THE FOUR FRESHMEN

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The Four Freshmen were one of the top vocal groups of the 1950s, and formed the bridge between '40s ensembles like the Mel-Tones and harmony-based rock & roll bands such as the Beach Boys as well as groups like Spanky & Our Gang and the Manhattan Transfer. The group's roots go back to the end of the 1940s and a barbershop quartet-influenced outfit called Hal's Harmonizers, organized at the Arthur Jordan Conservatory of Butler University in Indiana by two brothers, Ross and Don Barbour. Their repertoire centered on standards such as "Moonglow" and "The Christmas Song," and they began to show an unusually free, improvisational approach to their harmony singing. A couple of membership changes brought Bob Flanigan, a cousin, into the fold alongside Hal Kratzsch, and suddenly The Four Freshmen were assembled in all but name, and that fell into place a little later.

The group struggled for
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THE FOUR FRESHMEN Voices in Modern album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Voices in Modern
Vocal Jazz 1955
THE FOUR FRESHMEN 4 Freshmen and 5 Trombones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
4 Freshmen and 5 Trombones
Vocal Jazz 1955
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Freshmen Favorites album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freshmen Favorites
Vocal Jazz 1956
THE FOUR FRESHMEN 4 Freshmen and 5 Trumpets album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
4 Freshmen and 5 Trumpets
Vocal Jazz 1957
THE FOUR FRESHMEN 4 Freshmen and 5 Saxes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
4 Freshmen and 5 Saxes
Vocal Jazz 1957
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Freshmen Favorites Vol.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freshmen Favorites Vol.2
Vocal Jazz 1959
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Day By Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Day By Day
Vocal Jazz 1962
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Got That Feelin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Got That Feelin'
Vocal Jazz 1963
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Funny How Time Slips Away album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Funny How Time Slips Away
Vocal Jazz 1964
THE FOUR FRESHMEN A Today Kind of Thing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Today Kind of Thing
Vocal Jazz 1968
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Today is Tomorrow! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Today is Tomorrow!
Exotica 1968
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Different Strokes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Different Strokes
Vocal Jazz 1969
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Return to Romance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Return to Romance
Vocal Jazz 1971
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Fresh! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fresh!
Vocal Jazz 1986
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Freshmas! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Freshmas!
Vocal Jazz 1992
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Still Fresh album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Still Fresh
Vocal Jazz 1999
THE FOUR FRESHMEN In Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Session
Vocal Jazz 2005
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Snowfall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Snowfall
Vocal Jazz 2007
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Voices And Brass album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Voices And Brass
Vocal Jazz 2012

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THE FOUR FRESHMEN Live At Butler University With Stan Kenton And His Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Butler University With Stan Kenton And His Orchestra
Vocal Jazz 1986
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Angel Eyes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Angel Eyes
Vocal Jazz 1995
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Four Freshmen Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four Freshmen Live
Vocal Jazz 2000
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Live in the New Millennium album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in the New Millennium
Vocal Jazz 2002
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Live in Holland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Holland
Vocal Jazz 2004
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Live from Las Vegas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live from Las Vegas
Vocal Jazz 2009
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Four Freshmen and Live Trombones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four Freshmen and Live Trombones
Vocal Jazz 2009
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Four Freshmen & Friends : Newport Beach Jazz Party album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Four Freshmen & Friends : Newport Beach Jazz Party
Vocal Jazz 2015

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THE FOUR FRESHMEN Easy Street album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy Street
Vocal Jazz 1997
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Golden Anniversary Celebration album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Golden Anniversary Celebration
Vocal Jazz 1998
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Voices In Love/Love Lost album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Voices In Love/Love Lost
Vocal Jazz 1998
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Five Saxes / Five Guitars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Five Saxes / Five Guitars
Vocal Jazz 1998
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Voices In Latin/The Freshman Year album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Voices In Latin/The Freshman Year
Vocal Jazz 1999
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Stars in Our Eyes/The Swingers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stars in Our Eyes/The Swingers
Vocal Jazz 2000
THE FOUR FRESHMEN More 4 Freshmen and 5 Trombones/In Person, Vol.2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More 4 Freshmen and 5 Trombones/In Person, Vol.2
Vocal Jazz 2002
THE FOUR FRESHMEN Best of the Four Freshmen-Liberty Years album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Best of the Four Freshmen-Liberty Years
Vocal Jazz 2002
THE FOUR FRESHMEN First Affair/Voices in Fun album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Affair/Voices in Fun
Vocal Jazz 2002
THE FOUR FRESHMEN In Person/Voices And Brass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Person/Voices And Brass
Vocal Jazz 2005

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