Joker's Wild

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Joker's Wild
The Joker's Wild is the Barbershop Harmony Society's 1994 International Quartet Champion.


Quartet Members

Winning Members:

  • Tenor: Steve Iannacchione
  • Lead: Mark Green
  • Bari: Steve Legters
  • Bass: Dave Kindinger


Contest Placement

International

1991 1992 1993 1994
10th 5th 2nd 1st

District (JAD)

Recordings

Right From The Start (1993) Chasing A Dream (1996) More of the Different (2000)
Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart The Rhythm of Life Happy Together
If You Had All The World And Its Gold Don't Break the Heart That Loves You Sudden Love
Holly Afterglow Laura
That's Life! 'Taint No Sin Many Tears Ago
Blue, Turning Grey Over You Stand By Me Love Me Tender
The Original Dixieland One-Step Bye Bye Blues Crazy
Stars Fell On Alabama Gospel Medley Operator
Right From The Start She Had My Heart Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree Moonlight In Vermont
Can't You Heart Me Callin' Caroline South Rampart Street Parade I Got A Gal In Kalamazoo
Georgia On My Mind/Sweet Georgia Brown Love Me and the World Is Mine Wir Machen Musik
My Buddy The Rhythm of Life When I Lost You
I Didn't Want To Fall The Impossible Dream We Shall Overcome
It Is Well With My Soul Great Day

Extended History

Joker's Wild was formed in August of 1990 when the original four members met informally at the Buckeye Invitational in Columbus, Ohio and harmonized together. The sound and enthusiasm of the evening convinced them to form a quartet to showcase their natural blend.

After winning the Johnny Appleseed District (JAD) Quartet Championship in October of 1990, Joker's Wild went on to represent JAD at the 1991 International contest in Louisville, Kentucky. In their first appearance on the international stage, Joker's Wild placed 10th. The next year they moved up to 5th place Bronze Medalists. In Calgary Alberta, Canada they became the 1993 2nd place silver medalists.

And finally, in July 1994 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, they reached the ultimate goal of most barbershop quartet singers by becoming the 1994 International Champions.

Since winning the International Championship, Steve Iannacchione (tenor), Mark Green (lead), Steve Legters (bari) and Dave Kindinger (bass) have been featured on shows and concerts throughout the world. They have entertained audiences in the United States, Canada, Germany, Italy, France, and Spain. The quartet has also performed on national television, including Good Morning America, and radio spots across the United States.


External Links


Barbershop Harmony Society - International Quartet Champions
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