Bobby McFerrin
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1950-03-11
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Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin Biography (Wikipedia)

Robert Keith "Bobby" McFerrin Jr. (born March 11, 1950) is an American jazz vocalist and conductor. He is a ten-time Grammy Award winner, who is known for his unique vocal techniques, such as singing fluidly but with quick and considerable jumps in pitch—for example, sustaining a melody while also rapidly alternating with arpeggios and harmonies—as well as scat singing, polyphonic overtone singing, and improvisational vocal percussion. He is widely known for performing and recording regularly as an unaccompanied solo vocal artist. He has frequently collaborated with other artists from both the jazz and classical scenes.

McFerrin's song "Don't Worry, Be Happy" was a No. 1 U.S. pop hit in 1988 and won Song of the Year and Record of the Year honors at the 1989 Grammy Awards. McFerrin has also worked in collaboration with instrumentalists, including pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Joe Zawinul, drummer Tony Williams, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

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Bobby McFerrin
Don't Worry, Be Happy
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Don't Worry, Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin
Sweet in the Mornin'
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Sweet in the Mornin'
Bobby McFerrin
My Favourite Things (live at Maida Vale)
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My Favourite Things (live at Maida Vale)
Bobby McFerrin
Round Midnight (1986): Round Midnight
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Round Midnight (1986): Round Midnight
Bobby McFerrin
Say Ladeo
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Say Ladeo
Bobby McFerrin
Circlesong One
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Circlesong One
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Untitled
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Untitled
Herbie Hancock
Round Midnight (feat. Bobby McFerrin)
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Round Midnight (feat. Bobby McFerrin)
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Past BBC Events

Prom 32 Proms 2005
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Royal Albert Hall
2005-08-07T18:50:48
7
Aug
2005

Prom 32 Proms 2005

16:00
Royal Albert Hall
Prom 64 Proms 2003
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efvxj5
Royal Albert Hall
2003-09-07T18:50:48
7
Sep
2003

Prom 64 Proms 2003

16:30
Royal Albert Hall

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