Take 6

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All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
The vocal sextet's debut release was critically acclaimed, capturing Grammy Awards in both the jazz and gospel categories. In a diverse selection of songs, Take 6 merges an a cappella sound with gospel and big-band jazz arrangements. Of the ten songs recorded, six are from the public domain, two are group collaborations, and the remaining two are from outside sources. Their harmonies and melodies are consistent throughout this outstanding collection of songs. In addition to being the lead vocalists on most of the tracks, Claude McKnight and Mark Kibble also produced the album, along with tenor Mervyn Warren. Moreover, the other three members also exert their vocal ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
The vocal sextet's debut release was critically acclaimed, capturing Grammy Awards in both the jazz and gospel categories. In a diverse selection of songs, Take 6 merges an a cappella sound with gospel and big-band jazz arrangements. Of the ten songs recorded, six are from the public domain, two are group collaborations, and the remaining two are from outside sources. Their harmonies and melodies are consistent throughout this outstanding collection of songs. In addition to being the lead vocalists on most of the tracks, Claude McKnight and Mark Kibble also produced the album, along with tenor Mervyn Warren. Moreover, the other three members also exert their vocal versatility by singing lead on at least one selection each.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 075992567022
  • Catalog Number: 25670
  • Sales rank: 31,399

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Take 6 Primary Artist
Alvin Chea Vocals
Cedric Dent Vocals
David Humphries Finger Snapping
Mark Kibble Vocals
Claude V. McKnight III Trombone, Vocals
Mervyn Warren Vocals, Sampling
David Thomas Vocals
Technical Credits
Warren Producer
Alvin Chea Producer
Don Cobb Engineer
Cedric Dent Producer
David Humphries Sound Effects
Mark Kibble Arranger, Producer
Claude V. McKnight III Arranger, Producer
Jim Ed Norman Executive Producer
Eric Prestidge Engineer
Denny Purcell Mastering
Mervyn Warren Arranger, Producer
Scott Williamson Engineer
Kav DeLuxe Art Direction, Cover Design
McKnight Producer
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