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The Manhattan Transfer is the name of two incarnations of an American vocal group, with Tim Hauser being the only link between the two groups. The group’s name comes from John Dos Passos’ 1925 novel Manhattan Transfer and reflects their New York origins.

The first group, established in New York City in 1969, disbanded after producing a single album, Jukin’ (1971). This article focuses on the second line-up which was set up in 1972 and is still together. It is famous for mixing jazz, big band, and popular music styles.

It's been over thirty-five years since Tim Hauser, a former Madison Avenue marketing executive, paid his bills by driving a New York City cab while aspiring to form a harmony vocal quartet sui generis that could authentically embrace varied musical styles, and still create something wholly unique in the field of American popular song.

Hauser had been in doo-wop groups,
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THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Manhattan Transfer And Gene Pistilli :  Jukin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Manhattan Transfer And Gene Pistilli : Jukin'
Vocal Jazz 1971
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The Manhattan Transfer
Vocal Jazz 1975
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Coming Out
Vocal Jazz 1976
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Pastiche
Vocal Jazz 1978
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Extensions album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Extensions
Vocal Jazz 1979
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Mecca for Moderns
Vocal Jazz 1981
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Bodies and Souls
Vocal Jazz 1983
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Vocalese
Vocal Jazz 1985
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Brasil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brasil
Vocal Jazz 1987
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Offbeat of Avenues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Offbeat of Avenues
Vocal Jazz 1991
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Christmas Album album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
The Christmas Album
Vocal Jazz 1992
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Manhattan Transfer Meets Tubby the Tuba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Manhattan Transfer Meets Tubby the Tuba
Vocal Jazz 1994
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Tonin' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tonin'
Vocal Jazz 1994
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Swing
Vocal Jazz 1997
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Spirit of St. Louis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Spirit of St. Louis
Vocal Jazz 2000
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Vibrate
Vocal Jazz 2004
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER An A Cappella Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An A Cappella Christmas
Vocal Jazz 2005
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Symphony Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Symphony Sessions
Vocal Jazz 2006
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Chick Corea Songbook album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chick Corea Songbook
Vocal Jazz 2009
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Junction album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Junction
Vocal Jazz 2018

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THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Vocal Jazz 1978
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Bop Doo-Wopp
Vocal Jazz 1984
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Manhattan Transfer Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Manhattan Transfer Live
Vocal Jazz 1987
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Man-Tora! Live in Tokyo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Man-Tora! Live in Tokyo
Vocal Jazz 1996
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Couldn't Be Hotter album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Couldn't Be Hotter
Vocal Jazz 2003

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THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Best of The Manhattan Transfer album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
The Best of The Manhattan Transfer
Vocal Jazz 1981
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Manhattan Transfer Anthology: Down in Birdland album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
The Manhattan Transfer Anthology: Down in Birdland
Vocal Jazz 1992
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER The Very Best of The Manhattan Transfer album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
The Very Best of The Manhattan Transfer
Vocal Jazz 1994
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Boy From New York City and Other Hits album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Boy From New York City and Other Hits
Vocal Jazz 1997
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The Definitive Pop Collection
Vocal Jazz 2006

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A Cristmas Concert
Vocal Jazz 2005

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I remember buying this in the 70s because it featured the quintessential Manhattan Transfer monster hit 'Twilight Zone/ Twilight Tone' and for this song alone it was worth the purchase. The song was legendary in the 70s and the film clip that accompanied it was wonderful retro computer grafix and the band looking spacey in sexy catsuits and futuristic hairstyles was irrisistible. The tune cleverly used the Twilght theme and inserted a number of very infectious melodies and a fantastic instrumental section with synthesizer pulses. The lyrics are using twilight Zone TV themes but revolve them around musical ideas; "when I hear that melody the strange illusion takes over me, through a tunnel of the mind perhaps a vision of future time, suddenly I hear the sound the melody that keeps spinning round, a signpost up ahead is calling from this mystic unknown tone."

Of course this was a one off and a commercial cash in getting a lot of radio play, but the rest of the album is pure jazz and quite inaccessible for the pop radio market. Twilight Zone is really a fish out of water amongst all that jazz. I remember as a teen listening to this album on vinyl and being frustrated as each song apart from Twilight Zone was plain jazz, and I concluded that the style was definitley not for me, after all I was into glam rock such as Kiss and The Sweet and none of the Manhatten Transfer's songs jived with me at all. Birdland, Coo Coo U and Trickle Trickle are full on jazz harmonies, similar to the pardon me boys Andrews Sisters style. Nothing on this is rock apart from the one track so it is a bit of a false advertisement for those who thought the songs would be similar to Twilight Zone.

Nevertheless this was a grand little album that perhaps was my first excursion into a genre I grew to like in my older years. As an intro to jazz it is not all that bad.

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