Al-Jarreau-Obituary

Al Jarreau

Mar 12, 1940 – Feb 12, 2017 (Age 76)

Obituary

Al Jarreau, the legendary jazz singer who won seven Grammy awards, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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Mr. Al Jarreau, what a gift to the world. Although you are gone, generations will know your music, It was always a special treat seeing you live in NY when I lived there. One of a kind...

His musical legacy . His Joy. He kept me afloat in the darkest of days . I had the privilege of seeing him perform live several times , and he signed an autograph for me. He inspired me to keep on and to reinforce a message in the song "Letter Perfect", live the golden rule . I love this man.

The album "Look to the Rainbow" has been my go-to music for 40+ yrs.
I fell in love with the music and the singer and went to many of his concerts here in Boston: one on Boston Common (outside, no covering) when a thunder storm arose-we stayed, became drenched in rain,well worth it.
The last time I saw Mr Jarreau was at opening night for a club at Patriot Place-the venue was intimate and wonderful.
He is forever in my heart.

How could you NOT love Al Jarreau??

What a Gift! I believe he was "The Greatest Vocal Artist" of a lifetime. No comparison, now singing with the Angels in Heaven! Rejoicing in Song.

I know this is a little late, but better late than never. I grew up listening to Mr Jarreau scat on my dad's reel to reel. His voice was one of a kind and unmistakable. I loved his song morning and even got to see him at the Hampton Jazz festival some years ago. The world will certainly miss his musical talent. I rejoice now that in the future I will see him again. Joh 5:28, 29; 11:25.

May the love of friends and family carry you through your time of grief.

You will be missed.

I'm sure he's singing in heaven..I.just want to say how much he filled my heart with his music. I was happy to have met him once and he seemed to have a very gentle soul.
Cindra