Christian Alminana, Getty Images Jazz singer Al Jarreau is in critical condition…
- Posted on Jul 26th 2010 11:30AM by Dan Reilly
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Jarreau was initially treated in a hospital in the French Alps town of Gap, but was moved Saturday to Marseilles after the altitude affected his breathing, as WENN reports. The Marseille Hospital Authority said the singer is doing well and he'll remain the hospital for monitoring over the next several days.
"Mr. Jarreau hopes to resume his tour at the end of the coming week," the Grammy winner's reps said in a statement. "Meanwhile, he has been quietly serenading the hospital staff to stay on point."
The sudden illness forced Jarreau to cancel several concerts in Germany and Azerbaijan, but a show scheduled for Thursday, July 29 in Nurnberg, Germany is tentatively still going ahead as planned.