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It's the rare artist who is able to garner a following in multiple genres and sustain a career spanning decades. Al Jarreau was one of those few. Equally at home in jazz, pop, soul, or R&B quarters, his rich voice was a fixture on the radio from the 1970s on. In the jazz realm, his voice was rich and distinctive and in this hour we'll hear from Al and others as we dig some hip musical creativity.
|Al Jarreau with Freddie Hubbard||Fly||All Fly Home|
|Jimmy McGriff & Groove Holmes||The Squirrel||Giants of The Organ Come Together|
|Phil Norman Tentet||The Pink Panther||Classic Sounds and Variations of 12 Jazz Legends|
|Oliver Jones||D.B.G. Blues||Have Fingers Will Travel|
|Horace Silver||Sayonara Blues||The Tokyo Blues|
|Ken Nordine||The Wet Stranger||You're Getting Better: The Word Jazz Dot Masters|
|Ginger Baker Trio with Bill Frisell
& Charlie Haden
|Sunday At The Hillcrest||Falling Off The Roof|
|Stanley Clarke, Bireli Lagrène
& Jean-Luc Ponty
|Al Jarreau||Betty Bebop's Song||Accentuate the Positive|
|Al Jarreau & Kurt Elling||Take Five||Legends of Jazz vol. I|