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Encyclopedia > TR Griffin

TR Griffin is a Pop/Rock Christian music artist that also sings contemporary a cappella based in Sacramento, California. Griffin originally formed the band Boyz Nite Out in October of 1993. Boyz Nite Out quickly established themeselves as a high energy vocal band. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with a cappella. ... Nickname: City of Trees Location of Sacramento in California County Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo Area    - City 99. ... Boyz Nite Out (sometimes known as BNO for short) is a contemporary a cappella quintet based in Sacramento, California. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

Griffin wrote several of the group's songs and is now singing Christian Music and music from the Doo-Wop era. He used Vocal percussion on his two Acappella CD releases "Eternity" and "Servant Of God". Doo-wop is a style of vocal-based rhythm and blues music popular in the mid-1950s to the early 1960s in America. ... Vocal percussion is the art of creating sounds with ones mouth that approximate, imitate, or otherwise serve the same purpose as a percussion instrument, whether in a group of singers, an instrumental ensemble, or solo. ...

While his first CD is A Cappella, he is releasing other CD's with instruments that sound like a mix between Seal, Steven Curtis Chapman, and John Mayer. He used hard disk recording for all of his recording projects and was one of the first to pioneer this recording technique. A cappella music is vocal music or singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. ... In this 2001 Apple Computer video, Seal holds an iPod and sits beside an iBook Seal Samuel (born February 19, 1963 in London, England) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning English soul vocalist and songwriter. ... Steven Curtis Chapman Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962 in Paducah, Kentucky, USA) is a contemporary Christian musician who has won five Grammy awards and more Gospel Music Association awards than any other artist in history. ... John Mayer with David Ryan Harris playing at the Macworld 2005 in San Francisco. ... A hard disk recorder is a type of recording system that utilizes a high-capacity hard disk to record digital audio. ...

TR Griffin has won many songwriting awards and awards with his former group, including Sacramento Magazines "Best Vocal Group" the 1995 Bay Area Harmony Sweepstakes winners and TR has opened for the likes of Ray Charles, The Righteous Brothers, and Michael McDonald. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... There is also an episode of Arrested Development called The Righteous Brothers. ... Cover of The Ultimate Collection from 2005 Michael McDonald (born February 12, 1952, in St. ...


  • Eternity (2004)
  • Servant Of God (2005)
  • Purpose Of Life (2005)
  • Jesus Saves (2006)
  • Fab - A Modern Tribute To The Beatles (2006)

Eternity is an album by the British doom metal band Anathema. ... Jesus Saves is the fifth song from Slayers American Recordings 1986 debut, Reign in Blood. ...

Current members

  • TR Griffin Lead Singer, Songwriter, Arranger
  • Alan Koshiyama Producer, Mixing Engineer

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