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Take 6 Release New Album

Ten-time Grammy & Ten-time Dove (GMA Music Award) winner Take 6 is gearing up for their latest release, "Feels Good, " the highly anticipated acapella project, scheduled for release on March 21st, 2006. The album will premiere on the group's own recently launched Take 6 Records and combines the best elements of gospel, jazz, pop and R&B and ultimately adds up to a bold and soulful feast of sound.

The launch of Take 6 Records marks a new era for the group where the members are not only employing their natural creativity but also branching out into the business side of music. Member Alvin Chea says, "This was a natural progression for us. Traditional record companies want to lock you into a particular category. If you are slightly askew of that, they really don't know what to do with you. We decided to take the reigns on this project and in our careers so we could position our projects in the marketplace by how we felt lead." The result is an album that stays true to the vision & the sound that Take 6 fans have come to know and love over the years and drives that sound in new and exciting directions.

With a staggering eighteen Grammy-Award nominations (ten wins, as aforementioned), Take 6 is the most nominated gospel, jazz, pop or R&B artist in Grammy history. Through the course of the group's career, Take 6 has also received ten Dove Awards, one Soul Train award and two NAACP Image Award nominations and has reigned over Downbeat Magazine's readers' poll, having won "Favorite Jazz Vocal Group" for nine consecutive years. The group has received praise from such esteemed music industry icons as Quincy Jones, and has been honored to perform alongside music legends including Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, David Foster, Al Jarreau, Stevie Wonder, Denyce Graves, The Yellowjackets, The Winans and Wynton Marsalis among a host of others. The Take 6 style has also reached today's pop culture. Their musical style and tight harmonies have influenced pop groups from Boyz II Men and Backstreet Boys to *NSYNC and has made a major impact in the initial development and influence of the gospel & Christian music genres worldwide.



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