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McDuff recorded many classic albums on Prestige, including his debut solo Brother Jack in 1960; The Honeydripper (1961), with tenor saxophonist Jimmy Forrest and guitarist Grant Green ; Brother Jack Meets The Boss (1962), featuring Gene Ammons ; and Screamin’ (1962) with alto saxophonist Leo Wright and Kenny Burrell on guitar.

1. Al Jarreau – Alwin Lopez Al Jarreau was an American singer and musician. He received a total of seven Grammy Awards and was nominated for over a dozen more, Jarreau is perhaps best known for his 1981 album Breakin Away. He also sang the song of the late-1980s television series Moonlighting. Jarreau was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 12,1940, the Jarreau website refers to Reservoir Avenue, the name of the street where he lived. Jarreaus father was a Seventh-day Adventist Church minister and singer, Jarreau and his family sang together in church concerts and in benefits, and he and his mother performed at PTA meetings. Jarreau was student council president and Badger Boys State delegate for Lincoln High School, at Boys State, he was elected governor. Jarreau went on to attend Ripon College, where he sang with a group called the Indigos. He graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science in psychology, two years later, in 1964, he earned a masters degree in vocational rehabilitation from the University of Iowa. Jarreau also worked as a counselor in San Francisco. In 1967, he joined forces with acoustic guitarist Julio Martinez, the duo became the star attraction at a small Sausalito night club called Gatsbys. This success contributed to Jarreaus decision to make professional singing his life, in 1968, Jarreau made jazz his primary occupation. In 1969, Jarreau and Martinez headed south, where Jarreau appeared at such Los Angeles hot spots as Dinos, The Troubadour, television exposure came from Johnny Carson, Mike Douglas, Merv Griffin, Dinah Shore, and David Frost. He expanded his nightclub appearances performing at The Improv between the acts of such comics as Bette Midler, Jimmie Walker, and John Belushi. During this period, he involved with the United Church of Religious Science and the Church of Scientology. Also, roughly at the time, he began writing his own lyrics. In 1975, Jarreau was working with pianist Tom Canning when he was spotted by Warner Bros, on Valentines Day 1976 he sang on the 13th episode of NBCs new Saturday Night Live, that week hosted by Peter Boyle. Soon thereafter he released his acclaimed debut album, We Got By. A second Echo Award would follow with the release of his second album, in 1978, Al won his first Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for his album, Look To The Rainbow

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