Al Jarreau is bringing his svelte sounds to the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Saturday, May 3. He'll be sure to bring with him his show-stopping, signature sound that has endeared him to fans of all ages. Get ready to dance, get funky and have an all out great time with this American music legend. You'll also want to be sure to purchase tickets and arrive early for this, seats to his show are sure to be in high demand!
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Al Jarreau is an American music icon whose voice has connected multi-generational listeners. With one of the most recognizable voices in adult contemporary popular music, he has enjoyed a remarkable career spanning nearly half a century. The 74 year-old's voice has drawn comparisons to the likes of Johnny Mathis and Billy Eckstine, and he’s lived up to and surpassed every comparison. Al Jarreau is a crooner like none other!
This family friendly show is sure to be a lesson in American popular music for anyone unfamiliar with jazz standards, smooth jazz and easy listening.
Jarreau has worked with the seminal best and is counted among the best in professional music. His Midas touch and uniquely golden voice have etched his name in the mountain of musical history. Jarreau has teamed up with industry elite to bring the world unforgettable music covering a wide spectra of musical genius.
The seven time Grammy winner shares a unique feat with Michael Jackson: they are the only artists to win a Grammy award in three separate genres (R&B, Pop and Jazz for Jarreau).
Jarreau’s 2012 “Al Jarreau and the Metropole Orkest,” was recorded during a two show date in Den Bosch, Netherlands. At present, Jarreau has a tour stop at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London celebrating the “Jarreau” album’s 30th anniversary. February’s stop in London was Jarreau’s last tour stop before the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Come hear the man TIME Magazine has dubbed: "The greatest jazz singer alive!" Al Jarreau is a veteran of the stage and still has the amazing ability to wow audiences worldwide with his signature vocals. For fans of all ages saying: "Tell me what I gotta do to get my ticket," simply follow this link for ticket and pricing information.
Jazz Fest Performance: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Go see this if: Dance, get funky and have an all out great time with this American music legend. Arrive early! This is an in-demand performance.