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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Jean-Baptiste Barrière
Allegro prestissimo from Sonata for two cellos
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Allegro prestissimo from Sonata for two cellos
Bobby McFerrin
Don't Worry, Be Happy
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Don't Worry, Be Happy
Herbie Hancock
Round Midnight (feat. Bobby McFerrin)
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Round Midnight (feat. Bobby McFerrin)
Bobby McFerrin
No Time To Lose
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No Time To Lose
Bobby McFerrin
Baby
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Baby
Bobby McFerrin
The Pink Panther Theme (McFerrin Version)
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The Pink Panther Theme (McFerrin Version)
Bobby McFerrin
Sweet in the Mornin'
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Sweet in the Mornin'
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2005: Prom 32
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Royal Albert Hall
2005-08-07T16:35:11
7
Aug
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 32

16:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2003: Prom 64
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Royal Albert Hall
2003-09-07T16:35:11
7
Sep
2003

Proms 2003: Prom 64

16:30
Royal Albert Hall

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