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Sunday, 22 September 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN AL JARREAU THE ONLY VOCALIST IN HISTORY TO NET GRAMMY AWARDS IN THREE DIFFERENT CATEGORIES - JAZZ, POP AND R&B RESPECTIVELY : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY The only vocalist in history to net Grammy Awards in three different categories (jazz, pop, and R&B, respectively), Al Jarreau was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on March 12, 1940. The son of a vicar, he earned his first performing experience singing in the church choir. After receiving his master's degree in psychology, Jarreau pursued a career as a social worker, but eventually he decided to relocate to Los Angeles and try his hand in show business, playing small clubs throughout the West Coast.