RIP: Manhattan Transfer’s Tim Hauser, 1941-2014

October 30th, 2014, 3:00 pm by Greg
Tim Hauser

Tim Hauser

Tim Hauser, the founder and guiding force behind Manhattan Transfer, the Grammy Award-winning jazz vocal group, died on Thursday, October 16 in Sayre, Pennsylvania. He was 72 years old.

Hauser was a native of Troy, and he brought Manhattan Transfer back to the Capital Region on a regular basis since the group first formed in 1969 – playing a wide variety of Local 518 venues from J.B. Scott’s to the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at SPAC.

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