Jazz singer Al Jarreau cancels gig due to illness
Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Jazz singer Al Jarreau cancelled his performance last minute Sunday due to pneumonia.
The concert, which was held at The Centre at Escondido,California, went on as scheduled.
The “Mornin’” singer has been diagnosed with pneumonia before the concert. A representative for Jarreau said, “Mr. Jarreau believes that his illness and fatigue resulted from a very busy week on tour, which included 4 concerts in Austria. He will spend a short time recovering at home before resuming his normal work schedule,” as reported by TMZ.
Jarreau, 72, has won 6 Grammys and was nominated for 12 more. He has released more than 20 albums since 1975.
In 2010 he was hospitalized in France due to breathing problems.