Al Jarreau

Jazz Singer

Birthday March 12, 1940

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Milwaukee, WI

DEATH DATE Feb 12, 2017 (76)

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Jazz, pop, and R&B vocalist who sang the theme from Moonlighting. He collaborated with artists like Bill Withers and Al Green. His 12 Grammy nominations spanned the course of four decades.

Before Fame

He was his high school's student council president. He and Julio Martinez played in a duo in Sausalito.


He won seven Grammy Awards as a jazz singer. He was the second artist - after Michael Jackson - to ever win Grammy Awards in the jazz, pop and R&B categories. 

Family Life

He married Phyllis Hall in 1964 and, after their divorce in 1968, he remarried Susan Player in 1977.

Associated With

He performed at The Improv between Bette Midler's comic acts.