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Bobby McFerrin

On the 11th of March, 1950, Bobby McFerrin was born. His parents were classical singers and he began to study music theory early on in his life. His family then moved to Los Angeles. During high school and then in College, UCSC, he focused on the piano. Once he finished college, Bobby McFerrin toured with numerous bands including the Ice Follies.

However, it was only in 1977 that Bobby McFerrin decide to become a singer. At one point he met Bill Cosby who arranged for him take part in the 1980 Playboy Jazz Festival. It was only two years later where he released his firm album called "Bobby McFerrin" in 1982. It was in 1983, that Bobby McFerrin started converting without a band. This eventually led him to make a solo tour in Germany. It was in Germany that he recorded his album "The Voice". From that point on, he continued to make solo tours in the most prestigious locations. It is also important to realize that Bobby McFerrin worked with several important people like Garrison Keillor, Jack Nicholson, and Joe Zawinul. On "Another Night in Tunisia", Bobby McFerrin won two Grammies.

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Bobby McFerrin : Don't Worry Be Happy - Parts CD : Voicetrax CD : 884088199739 : 08747371

Bobby McFerrin : Don't Worry Be Happy - Parts CD

What a great way to introduce the music of Bobby McFerrin to younger choirs. Winning the Grammy in 1989 this hit tune will bring a smile to everyone's face. Discovery Level 2. Available separately: 2-Part VoiceTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:30.

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Performed by Bobby McFerrin | 2002p | Voicetrax CD | $24.95

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