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m-pact returns to New York after two-year absence
by Ken Malucelli for Vocal Area Network
Posted January 9, 2004

m-pactWhat do you get when you take five award-winning voices and toss them into a blender with heaping helpings of tasty pop, high flying jazz, stylin' soul, blazing funk, awe-inspiring arrangements and best-selling CDs? Easy answer: "m-pact...mic and mouth masters...one of the best pop-jazz vocal ensembles in the world!" So says the San Francisco Chronicle about this Seattle-based quintet that's been touring, recording and sharing its expertise at vocal ensemble clinics since 1995.

To see and hear for yourself what NBC's Today Show called "among the best [vocal groups] in the country," head on over to New York's hottest new club, Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery, on Saturday, January 24 at 8 PM, when m-pact makes an eagerly anticipated return to The Big Apple after an absence of about two years. Their return was made possible through an invitation to perform at the prestigious International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE) conference, being held here during the week of January 19.

m-pact was crowned Grand National Champions and Audience Fa