Profile of Al Jarreau
Date Of Birth:
12 March 1940
Place Of Birth:
Best Known As:
The singer of "We're in This Love Together"
Singer Al Jarreau's smooth style earned him Grammy awards in three categories: jazz, pop and R&B. His biggest hit was 1981's "We're in This Love Together." Jarreau began his career in the early 1960s, with a graduate degree and work in rehabilitation centers. Then he moved to San Francisco and tried to make it as a singer. Al Jarreau landed a record contract with Reprise, and in 1975 released his debut album, We Got By. He followed that the next year with Glow, and in the next decade released ten albums, earning a following as well as being a familiar face at the Grammy Awards. His biggest album was 1981's Breakin' Away, and one of his biggest hits was the theme song to the TV series Moonlighting (starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd). Jarreau's albums included Look to the Rainbow (1977), Jarreau (1983), L is for Love (1986) and the children's record In Harmony: A Sesame Street Record (1980).
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