JarreauLinks – Reviews, Interviews, and more

Indulge yourself in a Jarreauniac binge – here are links to all our coverage of Jarreau, his music, and even interviews some of the musicians who played with him


November 2004 – The first one. He talks about Accentuate The Positive – his jazz oriented project that is a must-have
November 2006 – Givin’ It Up  A conversation about his collaboration with George Benson. We also ran an interview with Benson that month.
November 2009 – Our 5th anniversary! We talked to the featured artists from our startup edition about changes in the industry and how their careers have been impacted over the last five years.
February 2013 – We talk about his recording and performances with the Metropole Orkest
February 2015 – Old Friends. George Duke and the making of the tribute album My Old Friend

CD Reviews:

My Old Friend – Celebrating George Duke
Live with the Metropole Orkest.
Givin’ It Up – Al Jarreau and George Benson

Concert Reviews

Jacksonville Jazz Festival (Jarreau only) Jacksonville FL  2014 – Shannon West
Al Jarreau with the Airmen of Note Washington DC  2010 – Mary Bentley
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Clearwater FL 2009  Shannon West
The Birchmere  with George Benson Alexendria VA 2008 – Mary Bentley
Jacksonville Jazz Festival (multi artist review) Jacksonville FL 2007 – Shannon West
Al Jarreau and George Benson The Wolf Trap Vienna VA 2006  Mary Bentley
Al Jarreau with the Charlotte Symphony  Charlotte NC 2005 – Shannon West
Jacksonville Jazz Festival  (multi-artist review) Jacksonville FL 2005 – Shannon West
Benefit Performance Benaroya Hall Seattle WA  2005 – Barb White

Sidemen and Collaborators

Alex Acuna
Don Alias
Ross Bolton
Lenny Castro
Nathan East
Jason Miles
Marcus Miller
Michael O’Neil
Michael Paulo
Freddie Ravel
Lee Ritenour
David  Sanborn
Stan Sargeant
Oscar Seaton
Larry Williams