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Jarreau, Al


  • [Individual was a Grammy awardee.]

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    • Jarreau, Alvin
    • Jarreau, Alwin Lopez
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    • found: Bacharach, B. Night shift [SR] p1982 (a.e.)label (Al Jarreau)
    • found: New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed.(Jarreau, Al(vin); b. Mar. 12, 1940, Milwaukee; singer)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 18, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Jarreau, Alwyn Lopez; jazz singer, rhythm and blues musician / singer, popular singer, songwriter; born 12 March 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States; received a BS degree in Psychology from Ripon College (1962) and a master's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of Iowa (1964); relocated to San Francisco and worked as a rehabilitation counselor (1965); formed a jazz-club ensemble, the George Duke Jazz Trio; moved to Minneapolis and formed an eclectic band, Jarreau (1971); his album We Got By was released that year and brought him international acclaim; his double live album, Look to the Rainbow, won him his first Grammy for best jazz vocal performance; All Fly Home won him another Grammy for best jazz vocalist; Breakin' Away won two Grammy awards; Accentuate the Positive (2004), won a Grammy nomination for best jazz vocal album; the album with George Benson, Givin' It Up, received three Grammy nominations and won best traditional R&B performance for “God Bless the Child”; was honored by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (2007))
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 13, 2017(in obituary published Feb. 12: Al Jarreau; b. Alwin Lopez Jarreau, Mar. 12, 1940, Milwaukee; d. Sunday [Feb. 12, 2017], Los Angeles, aged 76; versatile vocalist who sold millions of records and won a string of Grammys for his work in pop and R&B as well as his first love, jazz)
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    • [Individual was a Grammy awardee.]
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    • 1983-08-31: new
    • 2017-02-13: revised
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