Source Acappella Blog -By Mike Chin on April 16, 2012 in CD Reviews
From The Sing-Off, to The Barbershop Harmony Societyâ€™s International Contests, to the International Championships of High School and Collegiate A Cappella, there may no greater organizing force, and no greater platform for todayâ€™s a cappella musicianâ€™s than the competition stage.
Perhaps the greatest contradiction in all of a cappella rests in the fact that, despite so much of the genre revolving around competition, it still maintains one of the tightest-knit communities youâ€™re likely to find in all of music.
The idea of community may be whatâ€™s most attractive about Abraham Santiagoâ€™s Street Corner Harmony, a documentary centered on the cadre of 1950s- and 1960s-era a cappella groups carved a unique niche New York City, Philadelphia and Jersey City. Continue reading Movie Review: Street Corner Harmony