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Cheryl Bentyne: No Transfer Required

Singer stays active with and without The Manhattan Transfer

Cheryl Bentyne
(Pictured Left-To-Right) -- Tim Hauser (Manhattan Transfer), Janis Siegel (Manhattan Transfer), Yusuf Gandhi (Four Quarters Entertainment), Cheryl Bentyne (Manhattan Transfer) and Alan Paul (Manhattan Transfer) take five from recording new, forthcoming re

Since Cheryl Bentyne joined the Manhattan Transfer, replacing Laurel Massé in 1978, the vocal quartet has released 22 albums, including four greatest hits compilations. Remarkably, that’s precisely the number of solo albums the foursome – Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul and Bentyne – has collectively recorded.

In terms of solo productivity, the guys lag way behind the women. Paul’s first, and to date only, release is Another Place and Time, from 2003. Hauser, the group’s founder, waited until 2007 to make his solo debut. His Love Stories, released on the King label in Japan, remains available only as a pricey import.

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