Singer Al Jarreau Hospitalized in France

Singer Al Jarreau has been taken to a hospital in France with breathing problems.

A hospital in the Alpine city of Gap says the 70-year-old fell ill before a concert at a jazz festival in the French town of Barcelonnette.

Hospital official Maurice Marchetti said the Grammy Award winner is still in the intensive care unit Friday and his condition is “worrisome.”


Pictured: US Al Jarreau performs on the stage of the Nice’s Jazz Festival on July 19, 2010 in Nice, southeastern France. AFP PHOTO VALERY HACHE (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images).