Al Jarreau – Al Is For Always

This day (February 12, 2017), in Los Angeles, died Alwin ‘Al’ Lopez Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

w/ Alita Moses – Summertime (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2015) . Take Five / Blue Rondo a la Turk / Jazz Day 2013 . w/ Mattia Bazar – San Remo Festival (2012) . Spain (2011) . High Crime (2000) . w/ Kurt Elling – Take 5 . Don’T You Worry (1995) . w/ Miki Howard – Hey Jude (1990) . Trouble In Paradise (1984) . In The Hague (1981) . Your Song (1976) .

TOP 10

Al Jarreau Top 10 :

Ain’t No Sunshine . We’re In This Love Together . Mornin’ . Lean On Me . Boogie Down . Roof Garden . Your Song . Just To Be Loved . After All . Easy .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on August 8, 1989, Back on the Block is a studio album produced by Quincy Jones and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more. >>

Al Jarreau‘s Breakin Away is his fifth album released on June 30, 1981. >>

Released on October 24, 2006, Givin It Up is a first-time collaboration between Al Jarreau and George Benson. >>

Look to the Rainbow by Al Jarreau is a live album (marking a breakthrough for his career) released on May 27, 1977. >>

Released on August 5, 2014, My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke is special tribute to his friend and former music collaborator by Al Jarreau with Stanley Clarke. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1990] Al Jarreau plus lady singer Miki Howard will share the stage with Joe Sample(p), Steve Gadd(ds), Buzzy Feiten(g), Philipe Saisse(kb), Lenny Castro(perc) and Freddy Washington (b) at Live Under The Sky Festival in Tokyo >> 17 MINUTES >>

[1998] Al Jarreau and his band perform at Philharmonie am Gasteig in Munich, Germany >> 43 MINUTES >>

[2007] George Benson and Al Jarreau will share the stage at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland >> 50 MINUTES >>

[2015] Herbie Hancock presents the International Jazz Day held in Paris with Al Jarreau, Annie Lennox, Dianne Reeves, Lee Ritenour and many more. >> 110 MINUTES >>

[2016] Aretha Franklin, Herbie Hancock, Chucho Valdés, Paquito de Rivera, Jamie Cullum, Chick Corea, Al Jarreau and many more are gathered The White House in Washington DC for the 5th International Jazz Day >> 87 MINUTES >>

[2015] Al Jarreau & Marcos Valle will celebrate together the 30 years of Rock in Rio at Cidade do Rock, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil >> 31 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2004] Al Jarreau sings at Newport Jazz Festival >> 58 MINUTES on RVM

[2012] Al Jarreau is at Auditorium di Castel Sant’Elmo in Naples, Italy >> 22 MINUTES >>

[1985] you do not want to miss on ABC, the 1986 American Music Awards hosted by Diana Ross with among many others Aerosmith, Joan Baez, Harry Belafonte, James Brown, Phil Collins, Bob Dylan, Sheila E, Al Jarreau, etc >> 152 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] George Benson then Al Jarreau will share the bill of the second night of ‘Rock in Rio’ with James Taylor , Gilberto Gil, Elba Ramalho and Ivan Lins at specially built Cidade do Rock >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2014] Al Jarreau sings at Timisoara Jazz Festival in Romania >> 25 MINUTES >>

[2000] Al Jarreau will be on stage with Freddie Ravel (kb), Ross Bolton (g), Joe Turano (s, kb), Chris Walker (g), Debbie Davis (voc), Arno Lucas (perc) and Joe Morelli (d) at Montreal Jazz Festival, Canada >> 10 MINUTES >>

[2011] Al Jarreau sings at Belarusian Philharmonic Concert Hall in Minsk, Belarus >> 92 MINUTES >>

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Wikipedia : This day (February 12, 2017), in Los Angeles, died Alwin ‘Al’ Lopez Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.

Official Site : After all, he has been singing since the age of four, harmonizing with his brothers and performing solo at a variety of local events in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

@allmusic : The only vocalist in history to net Grammy awards in three different categories (jazz, pop, and R&B, respectively),

@last.fm : mong other things, he is well-known for his scat singing and the ability to perfectly imitate conventional guitar, bass and percussive instrumentation. He was also a featured vocalist on USA for Africa’s “We are the World” and sang the line, “…and so we all must lend a helping hand.

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