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Recently Essence had their spring concert entitled Only Wanna Give It To You. Essence is Tufts’only all female a cappella group specializing in music of the African diaspora.
Essence, originally named Spice, was founded in 1990. In 1994, the group officially became Essence, but it was not until the fall of 1998 that they became an a cappella group.
Watch the video below from their spring concert for a taste of their great sound and check out their YouTube channel for more videos.
It’s been a little quiet on campus since the end of the semester and commencement, so you can imagine our excitement when the Jackson Jills posted a new video from their 2012 Spring Show. If you’d like to hear more, their latest album Playing With Fire is now available on iTunes.
Tufts’ sQ! recently performed in their annual Spring Show. The co-ed a capella group rocked out to hits like “Oh Atlanta” by Bad Company and Elvis’ “Can’t Help Fallin’ in Love.”
In this video, the group performs Joss Stone’s “Some Kind of Wonderful.” Lauren Perini (A’11) is featured as the lead soloist:
Several brave members of Anchord, Tufts’ coed Christian a capella group, dove into the freezing Atlantic Ocean on January 29, 2011 as a part of their Winter Retreat. Here’s a video of the plunge: