Jarreau was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
the fifth of six children. His web site refers to Reservoir, Inc., the
name of the street in Milwaukee he lived on. His father was a Seventh-Day Adventist Church
minister and singer, and his mother was a church pianist. He and his
family sang together in church concerts, and also performed in
benefits. He and his mother performed at PTA meetings as well.
He was the president of the student council at high school, going on to receive a scholarship to Ripon College,
where he also sang non-professionally with a group called the Indigos.
Al graduated in 1962 with a Bachelor Of Science degree in Psychology. He went on to earn a master's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation from the...