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Al Jarreau

While in San Francisco in the 1960s, Jarreau started performing at jazz clubs. He went on to team up with George Duke to form a jazz trio.

Alwin Lopez "Al" Jarreau is an American jazz singer. Jarreau was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the fifth of six children. His website refers to Reservoir Avenue, the name of the street where he lived. His father was a Seventh-day Adventist Church minister and singer, and his mother was a church pianist. He and his family sang together in church concerts and in benefits, and he and his mother performed at PTA meetings.

Birth name  Alwin Lopez Jarreau
Born March 12, 1940
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died February 12, 2017 (aged 76)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Jazz, R&B, soul
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Vocal percussion
Years active 1967–2017
Labels Reprise, Warner Bros., GRP, Concord, Rhino
Website www.aljarreau.com

Discography | Studio albums | Compilation albums | Singles | Songs | Tours | Videography | Filmography | Television

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