Vocal, Jazz, Acappella, Gospel, Urban, R&B, Pop/Rock, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Gospel, Vocal Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Earnest, Intimate, Amiable/Good-Natured, Joyous, Sweet, Romantic, Gentle
Take 6 is an American a cappella gospel music sextet formed in 1980 on the campus of Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama. The group sings contemporary R&B style, integrating jazz influences with spiritual or inspirational lyrics. They have ten Grammy wins (in several categories in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1997, and 2002), as well as ten Dove Awards, one Soul Train Award and two NAACP Image Award nominations. They have collaborated with other artists such as Ray Charles, Nnenna Freelon, Gordon Goodwin, Don Henley, Whitney Houston, Al Jarreau, Quincy Jones, k.d. lang, Queen Latifah, Brian McKnight, Luis Miguel, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, Ben Tankard, CeCe Winans, and Stevie Wonder.
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Music Profile Complete
Huntsville, Alabama, U.S.
Music Genre (Text)
Gospel, urban gospel, jazz, R&B, pop
Voice (vocal bass, vocal percussion, mouth trumpet)
Warner Brothers, Take 6, Heads Up International
Alvin Chea, Khristian Dentley, Joey Kibble, Mark Kibble, Claude V. McKnight III, David Thomas
Past Group Members
Cedric Dent, Mervyn Warren