3/12/1940 - 2/12/2017
Jazz Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Al Jarreau
Al Jarreau, the legendary jazz singer who won seven Grammy awards, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, according to multiple news sources. He was 76.
His death came two days after an announcement was made on his website that he was retiring from touring because of exhaustion.
The singer's death was announced in a statement by his manager, Joe Gordon. Gordon said that instead of flowers or gifts, Jarreau's family requested contributions be made to the Wisconsin Foundation for School Music. ...