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Al Jarreau (1940–2017)


Al Jarreau was born on March 12, 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Alwyn Lopez Jarreau. He is known for his work on Moonlighting (1985), Do the Right Thing (1989) and Out of Africa (1985). He was married to Susan Player and Phyllis Hall. He died on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moonlighting
Moonlighting Music Department
(1985-1989)
Out of Africa
Out of Africa Soundtrack
(1985)
Do the Right Thing
Do the Right Thing Soundtrack
(1989)
Glengarry Glen Ross
Glengarry Glen Ross Soundtrack
(1992)

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 1985-1989 Moonlighting (TV Series) (singer - 60 episodes)
- Lunar Eclipse (1989) ... (singer: theme music)
- Eine Kleine Nacht Murder (1989) ... (singer: theme music)
- In 'N Outlaws (1989) ... (singer: theme music)
- When Girls Collide (1989) ... (singer: theme music)
- Perfetc (1989) ... (singer: theme music)
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TV commercial for McDonald's with Vesta Williams.

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[on an unusual recording experience with a 53 piece orchestra in the Nerherlands] As you can imagine, strings change everything. You have this typical symphony orchestra , and sitting inside there is a rhythm section composed of a jazz piano player, a jazz player, a jazzy guitar player and a drummer! See more »

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Steadily touring all over Europe, Asia and the U.S.; was the literacy spokesperson for Verizon; received yet another Grammy nomination in 2005 for his latest CD, "Accentuate the Positive." See more »

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