al jarreau

  • Follow ContemporaryJazz on Threads!


    As I continue to exit all things Twitter/X dumpster fire, I hope you’ll follow your favorite contemporary jazz quick posts over at Threads! Today, I posted how awesome it…

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    Contemporary Jazz Notes: Jarreau, Metheny, Klugh


    The late, great Al Jarreau will be immortalized Saturday at the American Jazz Walk of Fame in Kansas City, Mo.  Five albums Pat Metheny can’t live without Book Review:…

  • Remembering Al Jarreau


    Some of the mentions of the late, great Al Jarreau I’ve seen on social media today. Al Jarreau passed away this morning, Feb. 12, 2017. George Benson: With a…

  • Al Jarreau has passed


    Al Jarreau is singing with the angels. God’s choir has a new superstar. From Al’s website: Al Jarreau passed away this morning, February 12, 2017. He was in the…

  • Al Jarreau forced to retire from touring


    Update: Al Jarreau passed away on Feb. 12, 2017. Sad news from the Al Jarreau Facebook page: As many of you know, Al Jarreau is in the hospital in…