This year catch four formidable jazz musicians live when Fourplay hits your city on their 2013 World tour named Esprit De Four. Dating back to 90s, Fourplay is one of those great bands who have explored the infinite dimensions and combinations of Jazz. With their artistic consistency, grafting of pop and R&B with their unfaltering jazz foundations, Fourplay has gained legion of jazz fans all over the world. Watch them play live by getting your hands on the Fourplay tickets. So, hurry up all the jazz fans for the super-group of Jazz is coming to your town. Get the tickets now for an unforgettable night with Fourplay.
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Hailing from United States, Fourplay is a Billboard chart-topping contemporary Jazz band consisting of four brilliant musicians. The band was formed in 1991. Among the original members of the band include Bob James, Nathan East, Lee Ritenour and Harvey Mason. Lee Ritenour left the band in 1997 and was replaced by Larry Carlton who also left the band in 2012. Now Chuck Loeb has taken his place.
Fourplay is a Grammy nominated super Jazz group that has met with real commercial success through its artistic style and a vibrant blend of pop and other a variety of other tunes with Jazz. The quartet has accomplished a great deal in a matter of 21 years and has explored the endless dimensions and versions of Jazz. With its eleven studio albums released so far, Fourplay has made thousands of fans across the nation and is well-known among the jazz lovers all over the world.
The band released their first studio album in 1991 on the Warner Bros. Records. It was a self-titled album which sold more than a million copies and garnered the first position of the contemporary Jazz charts of the Billboard for 33 good weeks. This album featured a soulful blend of R&B, pop and Jazz and was platinum certified. The album’s leading single was “After the Dance” for which El DeBarge had lent his seductive vocals.
Their next album “Between the Sheets” came out in 1993. This album also reached number one on the contemporary Jazz charts and was certified gold. The album sold more than 500,000 copies and was nominated for a Grammy. Next album was “Elixir” which hit the shelves next year and remained on the first position on the chart for ninety weeks. The next four albums which were released on Warner Bros. Records came out a year after the other. These were “The Best of Fourplay,” “4,” “Snowbound” and “Yes, Please!” The band then shifted to the Bluebird Records on which three albums, “Heartfelt,” “Journey” and X,” were released in years 2002, 2004 and 2006, respectively. All of these albums are marked by the band’s distinctive tunes.
During their twenty years long history, Fourplay has got many prestigious awards and nominations. The most notable among them; however, is undoubtedly the Congressional Record which the band received by the United States Congress. The band got recognition for being the most distinguished ensemble in the music history and thus became the only band in the history of music to get this recognition. The award was given to Fourplay by A. Robert Brown during their performance in Philadelphia.
In 2008, the band signed contracts with the Heads Up Records and released a new album named “Energy.” “Let’s Touch the Sky” is the band’s latest album which came out in 2011. This album also features some of the guest performances by vocalists like Ruben Studdard and Anita Baker. So, ‘Let’s Touch the Sky’ by grabbing some cheap Fourplay tickets for an incredible and evocative live performance of the band when it reaches your city. To experience the next level of creativity and musicianship, book your seats now by getting the tickets in advance. Do not miss out on this chance to see four iconic jazz personalities in action.
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