DOWNEY - M-pact, hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as "one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world," will perform at the Downey Theatre this Friday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m.Warren High School's Vocal Ensemble will open the show. Emerging from an age of auto-tune and overproduction, the Los Angeles-based m-pact [sic] has performed across four continents, alongside pop superstars Sheryl Crow, Boyz II Men, Kenny G, Liza Minnelli, Babyface, Rick Springfield and others. Over the last dozen years their signature sound has been used in both TV themes and animated Disney feature films, and is enjoyed on syndicated radio worldwide. Each of m-pact's five original studio recordings has received positive reviews and multiple awards, including Best Jazz Album, Best Pop/R&B Song, Best Male Vocalist and Best Vocal Arrangement. Billboard magazine named m-pact the "Best Unsigned Band." Tickets to see m-pact in concert are $12 at the door or $10 if purchased in advance online at downeytheatre.com.
********** Published: January 12, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 39