Died American jazz singer El Jerry
Moscow. 12 Feb. INTERFAX.RU American jazz singer, seven-time winner of the award “Grammy”, al Jerro, on Sunday died in hospital of Los Angeles in the 77 year of life, according to the official Twitter of the musician.
The official cause of death has not yet named, but earlier media reported that the singer was for many years breathing problems and a heart condition.
#ALJarreau passed away this morning He was in the hospital, kept , kept comfortable by his wife, son, and a few of his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/8S6ozLvfKZ
— Al Jarreau (@AlJarreau) 12 Feb 2017
Jerro became popular in the mid 70s. the Peculiarity of his manner of performance was brilliant improvisation and aural imitation. Singer became the sole owner of the Grammy awards in three categories — jazz, pop and rhythm and Blues. In 2001 was awarded a star on the “walk of fame” in Hollywood.