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My Favorite Things & R.I.P. Al Jarreau

R.I.P. Alwin Lopez “Al” Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017).

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2 responses to “My Favorite Things & R.I.P. Al Jarreau

  1. He will be missed. Great tune.

  2. wdydfae

    Thanks, Fannie.

    Al Jarreau is doing some interesting things with this song. First, I’m pretty sure this is homage to John Coltrane’s brooding version of the song:

    Second, Al throws in an echo (from 3:10) of “All Blues” by Miles Davis:

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