Al Jarreau Getting Better, Hopes to Resume Touring Soon
Al Jarreau Getting Better, Hopes to Resume Touring Soon

Hospital authorities say Grammy-winning singer Al Jarreau will stay hospitalized in the French city of Marseille for three or four more days.

The Marseille Hospital Authority said Sunday that Jarreau is getting better and in good spirits but will stay in La Timone hospital for monitoring.

Al Jarreau Stable, Changes Hospitals in France

Jarreau's managers says he will undergo tests in Marseille and "hopes to resume his tour at the end of the coming week."

The 70-year-old Jarreau was hospitalized in the Alps on Friday after suffering breathing problems in the mountains that forced him to cancel several concerts. He was moved to Marseille by helicopter Saturday.

© 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Questions? Comments? Let us know: @billboard

Print