This day (February 12, 2017), in Los Angeles, died Alwin ‘Al’ Lopez Jarreau, simply known as Al Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.
1 . w/ Alita Moses – Summertime (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2015)
2 . Take Five / Blue Rondo a la Turk / Jazz Day 2013
3 . w/ Mattia Bazar – San Remo Festival (2012)
4 . Spain (2011)
5 . High Crime (2000)
6 . w/ Kurt Elling – Take 5
7 . Don’T You Worry (1995)
8 . w/ Miki Howard – Hey Jude (1990)
9 . Trouble In Paradise (1984)
10 . In The Hague (1981)
11 . Your Song (1976)
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 .
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.
Photo : Jasper de Boer
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