Welcome, John Martin and Adam Chance. Artist descriptions on Last.fm are editable by everyone. The album was produced by Jerry Love and Michael Zager. These southern gents quickly won over Sing-Off judges Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five), Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men), and Nicole Scherzinger (The Pussycat Dolls), and--most importantly--millions of NBC primetime viewers after demonstrating their unique, laid-back-yet-dynamic style of a cappella. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Although he primarily sings baritone, Richie has a tremendous range and can sometimes be heard singing the highest part. Leave feedback. Jon is an instrument rated pilot and enjoys motorcycles, fishing, and family time. These southern gents quickly won over Sing-Off judges Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five), Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men), and Nicole Scherzinger (The Pussycat Dolls), and--most importantly--millions of NBC primetime viewers after … The trip changed his perspective on life and music, and upon returning to the States, he began exploring different musical outlets, ranging from an a cappella quartet to a progressive rock band. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. He majored in Music Composition at Mississippi College and has a dream of one day composing music for film. He received two Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARA) in 2008 for his work on the McLemore Brothers record ‘Sunday Drive.’ He is the group’s resident operatic baritone and he can read music faster than he can read text. In the spring of ’07, Lister signed a record deal with WBR. While SCS offers a diverse repertoire, the group has a rich heritage in gospel music. Kaleb Jones is a songwriter from Nashville, Tn. In addition to his solo work, Jones is heavily involved in numerous musical projects spanning many different genres. He is afraid of driving over a bridge, having it collapse under him, plummeting to the depths of a mighty river and being trapped in his vehicle until he drowns. Jeremy sings tenor and lead for SCS, and has a fear of flying with Jon. He is currently working on songs for his full-length album to be released later this year. Lightning 100, Nashville's independent radio, quickly dubbed the band a "Nashville super-group.". SCS brings a unique laid back southern soul to the competition, demonstrating notable influences from artists like Take 6 and Alison Krauss. From the first note, the listener is cast off into a vast world of love, loss, longing, and faith. It began with six talented fellows–Jeremy & Richie Lister, Jon & Mark McLemore, Ben Dixon, and Sean Saunders–who had worked together, but not as a single group. Street Corner Symphony moves seamlessly between most styles of … In fact, Ben and Sean met Jeremy and Richie the day before SCS’s first gig. Street Corner Symphony is a contemporary a cappella group based out of Nashville, Tennessee, founded on 28 May 2010 to compete in NBC's all-vocal competition, The Sing-Off. The Daybreaks have written electrifying lyrics that intrigue the listener and beg for repeat spins. His dad was a chaplain in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He learned to sing in the shower, learned music theory in marching band and plays a number of instruments. Street Corner Symphony member Adam Chance Ray joined season 4 winning group Home Free when one of their members chose to leave in 2016. His debut release, the “Just One Day” EP, was released digitally on November 20, 2007. Discography. He enjoys cooking beef and once made a cheese soufflé just to prove he could. He grew up collaborating and writing songs with his older brother Richie. The single was followed by the groups album "Harmony Grits", released also on Ban Records (BLP-406) in 1976. The blend of Bond's and Jones' voices is beautiful; Jones' vocal power is skillfully matched by Bond's celestial sound, with the combination intensified by Holland's production. Essentially a vocal quintet, three of its members, (Jesse Harris, Milton Hayes and Lawrence Miller) had started out in Los Angeles group The Marvellos (aka The Sons Of Watts) during the sixties. Lead singer Morris Chestnut, formerly of the Attractions, The Sound-Masters and The Vows, recorded solo both under his own name and that of James Washington Lee. The Sing-Off released two recordings of studio performances of participants. Mark McLemore (The Plethora) was born in Alabama to a banjo pickin’ preacher and is Jon’s younger brother. John Martin is the high tenor for SCS, a native of Marianna FL and is probably shorter than you. Three weeks later, after passing the audition, Ben and Sean dropped out of the group, citing personal and work-related issues, leaving holes in high tenor and bass. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Religion and Music in 2009 from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, AL. He once met Chuck D. Adam studied journalism and music at the University of Alabama and is also a songwriter. Street Corner Symphony is an awesome a cappella release, a soaring assembly of songs that slide across the time-line, evoking the 1950s and the 1970s with equal ease, commercial R&B and the most devout gospel music, and even the commercial pop and singer/songwriter influences surrounding them ("Medley," which includes "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" and "You've Got a Friend"). With The Daybreaks, Holland's varied sensibility of sound, plus Bond's piano prowess, paired with Jones' bold guitar playing, is at once immediately welcoming and uncharted territory. The second, soon to be disbanded, Street Corner Symphony was founded as a birthday present for Mark on May 28, 2010. Three weeks later, the group broke up. Street Corner Symphony was founded by Jon McLemore on May 28, 2010 to audition for the second season of the NBC show The Sing-Off. His childhood home was two miles down a dirt road and he spent many summer days fishing in the Gulf. In 1975 Street Corner Symphony released its first single "Earth Angel" (B-side: I'm Not Ready (To Let You Go)) on Bang Records (B-719). Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. He still plays with his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from time to time; his favorite is Raphael. One member is a pilot, one is a major label recording artist, one is an operatic baritone, one is a dichromat, one has indeed met Chuck D., and one has a serious phobia of fruit. The group was formed in May of 2010 for the sole purpose of winning the Sing Off. As experts in multiple styles of music, SCS are comfortable moving between most any genre of music, appealing to young and old alike. He recently earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Ministry from Amridge University in Montgomery, AL. In 1976 Street Corner Symphony released its hit album "Little Funk Machine" on ABC records. The label put him in the studio, where he wrote and recorded songs during ’06. The album was produced by none other than Willie Hutch. There are two bands called Street Corner Symphony. He also helps out with the vocal percussion duties from time to time. Jon McLemore (A Cappella Morpheus) was born in North Alabama and is Mark’s older brother. Richie is often told that he has an uncanny resemblance to John Lennon. He is red-green color blind and has a fear of upside down traffic lights. He began his lucrative career in a cappella at age 19 and over the following four years, performed in all 48 of the contiguous U.S. At age 23, while on tour in Montana with Four Shadow, he met and married Mandy after she was brought on stage to help the group sing ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight.’ Following marriage, Jon came off the road, got a real job and had five kids. Street Corner Symphony moves seamlessly between most styles of music, feeling at home in all of them. Street Corner Symphony is a contemporary a cappella group based out of Nashville, Tennessee, founded on 28 May 2010 to compete in NBC's all-vocal competition, The Sing-Off. The album weaves soul stirring lyrics with cinematic and sometimes delicate arrangements to tell its story. The six men of Street Corner Symphony are Adam Chance, Mark McLemore, and Kurt Zimmerman, along with brothers Jeremy, Jonathan, and Richie Lister. Essentially a vocal quintet, three of its members, (Jesse Harris, Milton Hayes and Lawrence Miller) had started out in Los Angeles group The Marvellos (aka The Sons Of Watts) during the sixties. Richie is a keyboardist and songwriter and has spent the last 15 years playing in various rock bands, most notably for Jeremy’s solo career. Jon has received numerous Contemporary A cappella Recording Awards (CARA) and nominations as a solo artist, as a member of Four Shadow, No Joe, and the McLemore Brothers. He sings tenor and lead for SCS and does vocal percussion for the group when needed. Adam Chance was born on the Florida Panhandle and grew up in southern Alabama just north of the beautiful, once oil-free, Gulf Coast beaches. The songs are theatrical and haunting, but never melodramatic, with substantive verses that keep the listener firmly on solid ground. He learned to sing from his parents and from church music and could match pitch with his dad at age 2. His favorite actors are Sean Connery and Christopher Walken. SCS is made up of two sets of brothers and two other unrelated guys, and each brings a unique background and character to the group. He is afraid of fruit.Jeremy Lister began singing and learning harmonies in church at the age of two. More recently, Jeremy has toured with Brett Dennen and Colbie Caillat as well as selling out his own headlining shows in and around the Nashville area. At ages twelve and thirteen, he traveled through Europe with his parents. His wife, Meredith, is an archivist for the state of Alabama, and taught Mark the importance of making the bed. 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