Preview / Intervew: The House Jacks (London A Cappella Festival, 23 January, Kings Place) 

Laura Thorne interviewed Deke Sharon of the House Jacks from San Francisco California, who will perform their first UK show on Thursday the 23rd January as part of the fifth annual London A Cappella Festival.Laura Writes:The House Jacks, self-described as a “rock band without instruments”, emerged in the early 1990’s. The group and its founder, Deke Sharon, shattered previously held definitions of the a cappella sound with muscular, edgy arrangements of original rock songs built upon funky grooves and vocal percussion, or “beatboxing” (the group has included two of the genre’s most respected beatboxers, Wes Carroll and Andrew Chaikin, over its two-decade history). The House Jacks developed a wide international following, most notably in Germany and Japan. …

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