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Al Jarreau

Person

Who is Al Jarreau?

Al Jarreau: Alwin "Al" Lopez Jarreau is an American jazz singer.

  • also known as Jarreau, Al; Al Jarreou; Al Jerrau; Jerrau, Al; Al Jarrean; Jarrean, Al
  • born on (75 years ago) in Milwaukee
  • ethnicity: African American
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Singer, musician, lyricist
  • member of musical groups:
  • spouses:
  • parent of Ryan Jarreau
  • genres: Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Funk, Soul music
  • albums: "1965", "Accentuate the Positive", "Ain't No Sunshine", "All Fly Home", "All I Got", "Best of Al Jarreau", "Breakin' Away", "Christmas", "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "Expressions", "Glow", "Heart's Horizon", "Heaven and Earth", "High Crime", "Improvisations", "In London", "Jarreau", "L Is for Lover", "Let's Stay Together", "Living for You", "Look To The Rainbow", "Love Songs", "Midnite Jazz & Blues: My Favourite Things", "My Favorite Things", "One Note Samba", "Tenderness", "The Masquerade Is Over", "The Masters", "This Time", "Tomorrow Today", "We Got By", "Givin' It Up", "Soul Men", "Live", "Les Inoubliables", "Al Jarreau", "The Very Best Of: An Excellent Adventure", "Moonlighting Theme", "Best Of", "Tell Me What I Gotta Do", "Al Jarreau sings Bill Withers", "Ricky Lawson & Friends: First Things 1st", "Samba de uma nota so", "Blue Angel CDS", "Love And Happiness", "Lou Harrison: A Portrait", "My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke", "The Magic Collection"
  • TV series: "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album - "Look To The Rainbow"
      • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album - "Look To The Rainbow" (Best Jazz Vocal Performance)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album - "All Fly Home"
      • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album - "All Fly Home" (Best Jazz Vocal Performance)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance - "Never Givin' Up"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Album of the Year - "Breakin' Away"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Breakin' Away"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male - "(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo a la Turk"
      • Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Breakin' Away" (Artist)
      • Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male - "(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo a la Turk" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals - "Edgartown Groove", with Kashif
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance - "High Crime"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics - "Moonlighting" ("Moonlighting"), with Lee Holdridge
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance - "Since I Fell for You"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance - "Moonlighting"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance - "Heart's Horizon"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance - "Heaven and Earth"
      • Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance - "Heaven and Earth"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance - "Wait for the Magic"
      • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Artist
      • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Artist - "Accentuate the Positive"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals - "Breezin'", with George Benson
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance - "God Bless the Child", with George Benson & Jill Scott
      • Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance - "God Bless the Child", with George Benson & Jill Scott
      • nominated to Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song – Main Title and Promo - "Take A Look Inside" (ToddWorld), with Bill Schultz & Mike Himelstein
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album - "Live", with Metropole Orkest
  • official website: www.aljarreau.com

Music

"Al Jarreau" is a musical album of Al Jarreau.

  • released in (23 years ago)

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Google previewBlue Notes (2011)

Profiles of Jazz Personalities by Robert P. Vande Kappelle

♫ Described as “a towering musical talent” by Entertainment Weekly magazine, Al Jarreau is a multi-faceted ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio (2011)

by Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell

In recent years, the genre has expanded to include such artists as David Sanborn , Al Jarreau, and Norah Jones, among others. Although many true jazz aficionados originally decried the smooth jazz style as just one step up from “ elevator” ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of African American Television (2014)

by Kathleen Fearn-Banks, Anne Burford-Johnson

Al Jarreau cowrote and sang the theme for Moonlighting. Solange Knowles sang the theme for The Proud 462 • THERE WAS ALWAYS SUN SHINING SOMEPLACE: LIFE IN .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed. (2008)

by Vincent Terrace

Al Jarreau sings the theme “Murphy's Law.” Cast: George Segal (Patrick Murphy); Maggie Han (Kimiko Fan- nuchi); Josh Mostel (Wes Hardin); Kim Lankford ( Marissa); Bruce Gray (Charles Danforth); Sarah Sawatsky (Kathleen); Elizabeth ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (2013)

by Steve Sullivan

(Other soloists, in order: Paul Simon, Kenny Rogers, James Ingram, Tina Turner, Billy Joel, Diana Ross, Dionne Warwick, Willie Nelson, Al Jarreau, Kenny Log- gins, Steve Perry, Daryl Hall, Huey Lewis, Kim Carnes. Choir also includes Harry ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2003)

by Aberjhani, Sandra L. West

Al Jarreau, Andy Bey, Sheila Jordan, and Jacey Faulk. Further Reading Crowther, Bruce, and Mike Pinfold. Singing Jazz. Backbeat Books, 1998 . Gourse ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 1 Media, Industry, Society (2003)

by John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing, Paul Oliver, Peter Wicke

Al Jarreau, Natalie Cole, Diane Schur and Brian Setzer have subsequently recorded there. Capitol has kept the recording technology in both studios on the cutting edge. It includes a fiber-optic network connected with other studios around the ...

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Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career. (Al Jarreau)
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