[youtube id=”hhq7fSrXn0c”]  [youtube id=”otVH5cv9z1A”] Jazz and R&B singer Al Jarreau died today at the age of 76 after being hospitalized for exhaustion. Jarreau became known in the ’70’s for his fierce jazz scatting that led to a successful recording career on the R&B and jazz charts. His music was aContinue Reading

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  [youtube id=”3AYmeGoESaE”] Al Jarreau became famous for blending his blissful jazz scatting and R&B into his own vocal style. “Raging Waters” from his High Crime album steps away from his usual vehicle for something rock-oriented and very much the ’80’s. The synthesizer and guitar work made “Raging Waters” aContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”32RPbvCJ-Kc”] Al Jarreau pays tribute to the late George Duke and their 50 year friendship with the new CD, My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke. Jarreau sings a number of Duke’s tunes with personnel that includes Lalah Hathaway, Stanley Jordan, Marcus Miller, Dianne Reeves, Jeffrey Osborne, Gerald Albright, KellyContinue Reading

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