Gotcha!

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L-R: Alan Gordon, Jim Kline, Chris Vaughn, & Garry Texeira
Gotcha! is the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2004 International Quartet Champion.

Quartet Members

Winning Members:

  • Tenor: Garry Texeira
  • Lead: Chris Vaughn
  • Bari: Alan Gordon
  • Bass: Jim Kline

Former Members:

  • Bass: Scott Wilson (1997-2000)

Contest Placement

International

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
20th 12th 8th 8th 6th 2nd 1st

District (FWD)

  • 1997 - 2nd - Pasadena, CA
  • 1998 - 1st - Phoenix, AZ

Recordings

Gotcha! Right Now! (1999) Gotcha! Again! (2003) Gotcha! At Last (2006)
Jazz Me Blues Hooray for Love Pick Yourself Up
Gotta Be On My Way Wait Till the Sun Shines Nellie Somethin' About Ya
There Goes My Heart Someone's Waiting for You A Blossom Fell
Anytime / I Can't Give You Anything But Love Medley If I Had My Way Vict'ry Road
Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) Honey Medley Down By The Old Mill Stream
Royal Garden Blues Till There Was You I'm Sittin' Pretty In A Pretty Little City
I'll Always Be Mother's Boy At the Jazz Band Ball More I Cannot Wish You
Twelve Days After Christmas In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning Luck Be A Lady Tonight
For Me And My Gal P.S. I Love You Hopelessly In Love
Drifting Crazy Words, Crazy Tune I Fall In Love With You Everyday
My Honey's Lovin' Arms I'll Remember You Play That Barber Shop Chord
I'm Sitting On Top Of The World When It's Night Time in Dixieland Sabre Dance
What'll I Do What More Can A Soldier Give? (Live) Gold
Don't Break The Heart That Loves you Battle Hymn of the Republic
Swing Down Chariot

Extended History

Gotcha!

At an afterglow in September of 1996, four members of the Masters of Harmony chorus decided to sing a song. Three hours later, Garry Texeira, Chris Vaughn, Alan Gordon, and Scott Wilson exhausted the entire repertoire from three choruses and a few international championship quartets! Shortly after the 1996 Far Western District contest, Gotcha! became a registered quartet and bought matching socks.

The quartet spent 1997 moving through the competition ranks, including sweeping the Grand Championship at the Buckeye Invitational. Riding high from first year successes, Gotcha! qualified for their first International Quartet Contest for 1998, and were encouraged with their 20th place finish in Atlanta.

Upon returning, they immediately turned their focus to the 1998 Far Western District Contest in Phoenix, where they came home as the 1998 FWD Quartet Champs. They placed 12th in 1999 and 8th in 2000. They changed basses before the 2001 contest with the addition of Jim Kline (formerly of Buck Thirty-Nine and 139th Street Quartet).

The quartet climbed through 8th, 6th, and 2nd in the world before capturing the International Championship in Louisville, KY, in July of 2004. This made Jimmy’s 30th appearance on the International stage beginning in 1970.

Gotcha! has performed hundreds of shows across the U.S., Canada and Ireland - on stage, radio, and television and has produced three outstanding recordings.


Individual Histories

Garry Texeira

Chris Vaughn

Alan Gordon

Jim Kline

External Links


Barbershop Harmony Society - International Quartet Champions
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