Photo Flash: The Four King Cousins Celebrate Reunion Concert in Los Angeles

The Four King Cousins made a triumphant return to the concert stage, after a three decade absence, before a sold-out audience at LA's famed Catalina Jazz Club. Glamorously gowned for their entrance, the vocal quartet opened the evening with a high energy medley of Carole King's "Music" and Neil Sedaka's "That's When The Music Takes Me" which showcased their intricate four part harmonies. The group, whose new CD compilation More Today Than Yesterday is available now, performed a 90 minute set featuring songs from their new album, including "I Couldn't Live Without Your Love," plus standards from the Great American Songbook including a stunning and heartfelt rendition of "You Made Me Love You," and "I'll Get By" an early hit by their Grammy nominated mothers, The King Sisters, which the group performed acpella to the delight of concertgoers.

The multimedia showcase included video clips from the quartets performance on ABC's The King Family Show, and on the King Family's musical TV specials, highlighting their work with a variety of artists including Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Jonathan Winters. A stunning centerpiece of the concert was a 7 minute medley showcasing the singers and songwriters of the 1960's and 1970's including Carole King, Neil Diamond, Jimmy Webb and others, built around Paul Williams' classic "Just An Old Fashioned Love Song." The medley elicited the second standing ovation of the evening.

Lead singer Tina Cole numerously recalled her five season's on the classic sitcom My Three Sons, and solo'd beautifully on Jimmy Webb's "MacArthur Park" before the group saluted Marilyn and Alan Bergman with a sumptuous performance of their seldom heard "Come Love."

Making a costume change for the second half of the show, the quartet took to the stage with a tribute to their Mother's featuring Big Band era hits including "Route 66" and "In the Mood," which segued into a virtual duet with The King Sisters joining via video to harmonize on their Grammy nominated rendition of "Imagination."
The quartet performed BrIan Wilson's "God Only Knows" from their debut Capitol Records' release "Introducing the Four King Cousins," before being joined by 15 members of The King Family for a standout rendition of The King Sisters' stellar "Blues" medley.

The group's soaring "Gospel" medley began with a lovely solo by Cathy Cole Green on "Someone is Standing Outside," and featured step-out performances which allowed each singer to shine on her own including Carolyn Cameron's rafter-raising "Mighty Clouds of Joy," Candy Conkling Brand's soulful "Lean On Me," and Tina Cole's powerful "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)."
The Four King Cousins closed their set with Jimmy Webb's "Last Song," eliciting cheers from an star-studded audience which included legendary fashion icon Bob Mackie and broadcasting titan Larry King.

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Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (Tina Cole)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (Cathy Cole Green)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (Carolyn Cameron)


Vocal group, The Four King Cousins, make their concert return after more than three decades with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Cathy Cole Green, Tina Cole and Carolyn Cameron)


Vocal group, The Four King Cousins, make their concert return after more than three decades with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left Cathy Cole Green, Tina Cole, Candy Brand and Carolyn Cameron)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Cathy Cole Green, Tina Cole, Candy Brand and Carolyn Cameron)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Troy Dexter, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Troy Dexter, Candy Brand and Carolyn Cameron)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from right Candy Brand, Carolyn Cameron, Cathy Cole Green and Tina Cole)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Candy Brand, Carolyn Cameron, Cathy Cole Green and Tina Cole)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left Cathy Cole Green, Tina Cole, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron, Candy Brand and Tina Cole)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, are joined by 15 members of TV''s The King Famiy Show at their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013.


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Cam Clarke, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Vocal Group, The Four King Cousins, make their historic concert return with a sold-out, standing room only, performance at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (from left, Tina Cole, Cathy Cole Green, Carolyn Cameron and Candy Brand)


Fashion icon Bob Mackie and costume designer Ret Turner congratulate vocal group The Four King Cousins, stars of TV''s The King Family Show, following their first concert appearance in three decades at The Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on November 6, 2013. (from left: Joe McFate, Cathy Cole Green, Ret Turner and Bob Mackie)


Celebrity guests Larry King and wife Shawn King congratulate vocal group The Four King Cousins, stars of TV''s The King Family Show, following their first concert appearance in three decades at The Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on November 6, 2013. (from left: Tina Cole, Carolyn Cameron, Larry King, Shawn King, Cathy Cole Green and Candy Brand)


The original King Kids from TV''s King Family Show, all grown up, attend vocal group The Four King Cousins first concert appearance in three decades at The Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA on November 6, 2013. (from left: Laurette Walton, Cam Clarke and Susannah Foshee)

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