Tag Archive: Mark Trammell Quartet

Nov 07

Top 100: #46 Testimony (Mark Trammell Quartet)

Release Year: 2010 Album Rank for Group: #4 of 8 Here’s a blurb: When the Mark Trammell Trio became a quartet in early 2010, many eagerly awaited their first main label album, hoping it would blow them away.  Patience, my friends.  This album was not a game-changer, but it is a very enjoyable recording overall, …

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Oct 17

Top 100: #58 Beside Still Waters (Mark Trammell Trio)

Release Year: 2004 Album Rank for Group: #5 of 8 Here’s a blurb: The Mark Trammell Trio was not yet at their pinnacle with this recording, but it was another step in that direction.  This was their first album that was composed primarily of new songs.  While the vocals are top notch and the project …

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Oct 11

Top 100: #62 Something Good (Mark Trammell Trio)

Release Year: 2003 Album Rank for Group: #6 of 8 Here’s a blurb: Something Good was the Mark Trammell Trio’s first project that contained any new songs (three, to be exact). The strongest song, “It’s Jesus,” was the group’s first big hit. The covers are all very well done and show off the terrific vocal …

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Aug 11

Top 100: #90 Treasures (Mark Trammell Quartet)

Release Year: 2011 Album Rank for Group: #7 of 8 Here’s a blurb: Treasures is an outstanding tribute to the Cathedral Quartet, delivered by one of the classiest and best-sounding quartets in the business. Knock my socks off: I Thirst Don’t skip that one: Blood Washed Band, Echoes From the Burning Bush, Gentle Shepherd, Wedding …

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Aug 04

Top 100: #95 Vintage Gospel (Mark Trammell Quartet)

Release Year: 2010 Album Rank for Group: #8 of 8 Here’s a blurb: Originally released by the Mark Trammell Trio, Vintage Gospel only got better when bass singer Pat Barker was added.  Great song selection on this project of southern gospel standards, with that tight MTT/Q blend. Knock my socks off: Leave Your Sorrows and …

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Jun 13

Album Review: Treasures (Mark Trammell Quartet)

The Mark Trammell Quartet’s latest offering, Treasures, is a table project composed of songs previously recorded by the Cathedral Quartet. It seems Cathedrals tributes have been en vogue lately, but this particular project differentiates itself enough to be a worthwhile addition to any gospel music lover’s collection. The songs selected for the project span multiple …

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Jun 06

Concert Review: Mark Trammell Quartet

My church had the great pleasure of hosting the Mark Trammell Quartet this past Saturday, June 4th. It was not exactly normal circumstances for the group, as their bus’s transmission went out, rendering them with Mark’s personal vehicle pulling a U-Haul trailer. I’m sure the quartet was more weary than usual under the circumstances, but …

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