Take 6 photo by John Shyloski.
Take 6 photo by John Shyloski.

Launching the fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit, Chor Leoni presents the Vancouver debut of Grammy-award winners Take 6.

With renditions of iconic works from Ben E. King’s Stand By Me, to Pharrell’s HappyTake 6 is sure to please just about everyone in the audience.

Here’s five reasons why we think you should go:

1. Awards

Take 6 are the world’s most-awarded a cappella group in history, having received ten Grammy Awards, ten Dove Awards, one Soul Train Award, and two NAACP Image Award nominations.

2. Recognition

In 2014, the group was inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame.

3. Celebrity friends

Legendary producer Quincy Jones once labeled Take 6 as “the baddest vocal cats on the planet.”

4. Famous family

Lead singer Claude McKnight is the older brother of US R&B star, Brian McKnight.

5. Cool collaborations

Take 6 just wrapped up a recording session with Dr. Dre. Other artists they’ve teamed up with in the past include Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston.


Take 6 plays the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver on Friday, April 6. Visit https://chorleoni.org for tickets and information.