Saturday Evening Post - Male Barbershop Quartet from Denver, CO United States

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2002 Rocky Mountain Regional

Saturday Evening Post

Male Barbershop Quartet from Denver, CO

  • 2002 Rocky Mountain 3rd place

    The quartet hails from Colorado Springs, Colorado.The Saturday Evening Post are proud members of the Southwest District (District of Champions) with Allen, Johnny and Bobby being members of the Town North Plano Chapter and Brian being a member of the Dallas Vocal Majority. They also are the music team for the Colorado Springs Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society. The quartet is currently ranked as one of the top 10 in the World of Barbershop having finished 9th in the 2002 International Competition held in Portland, Oregon.

    Allen Gasper, a former professional opera singer with Masters degree in Voice is the Lead singer. Allen is a renowned attorney in the Colorado Springs area, although we don't hold that against him. He is a certified "Singing" Category Judge and is a member of the Plano, Texas and Colorado Springs, Co. Chapter. Allen is the quartet's only bonafide "Cajun".

    Members: Allen Gasper, Scott Delude, Brian Beck, Bobby Gray, Jr.

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    Saturday Evening Post: 1st Edition

    Though only formed in 1998, the SEP, as they are known, are Rocky Mountain District Champions. With an obvious allegiance and love for true barbershop form, songs such as "Let's Get Away From It All," "Tonight, Tonight" and "Heart And Soul," though not originally conceived as quartet material, have lost all trace of swing and Broadway, and are zinging examples of vertical harmony. The tag of "Stormy Weather," to name just one, shows the Post staking its territory without equivocation, cleverly invoking the blues feel and sealing the deal with a tenor pedal tone over the top. "The Clown Medley" and "Gospel Medley" invoke the nostalgia of turn-of-century Americana.

    5317 00 1 CD $14.98

    Saturday Evening Post: 2nd Edition

    2nd Edition showcases each individual voice in the Saturday Evening Post quartet. Scott, Allen, Chris and Bobby continue to bring a diversity of style, heart and creativity with a wonderful blend of barbershop. The variations include art songs, swing songs, Broadway songs and Swedish folk songs. 2001 marked the fourth consecutive year that Saturday Evening Post was a featured performer at the Bolton Landing Barbershop Festival. This is a testament to the strength of the group. Album favorites include "Kom Du Ljuva" (Swedish Traditional), "Saturday is the Loneliest Night of the Week" and "And So It's Over."

    5498 00 1 CD $14.98

    Saturday Evening Post: 3rd Edition

    Consistently up there with the very best Barbershop quartets, Colorado Springs-based SEP placed 5th at the 2004 SPEBSQSA finals in Louisville, and 7th at the 2005 Finals in Salt Lake City. "That's A Plenty" is the group's 3rd excellent CD, and it showcases the group's love of Americana classics, from the early 1900s through the big band era and into the beat of the 1950s and 60s, their lively personalities and sense of fun, and harmonies that ring until somebody answers. 15 songs, the title tune (which is also performed with rock legends The Band, "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows," "End of the World," pop/doo-wop classics "Barbara Ann" and "In the Still of the Night," the spiritual ""Follow the Drinking Gourd," "Blues in the Night," "Gospel Medley," the powerful "It is Well with My Soul," and bonus live track "The Ragin' Cajun," are favorites. If you'll forgive us, "That's A Plenty" good stuff from veteran harmonizers and entertainers, Saturday Evening Post!"

    5681 00 1 CD $14.98

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