has been known to have experimented with the roots of jazz by
performing vocalese renditions of standards on dozens of albums since
his debut in 1965. In anticipation of the upcoming season, Jarreau is
currently primed to release a new holiday record in October,
appropriately titled Christmas (Rhino/Warner Bros.). Check out the jazz legend when he performs on Friday, Aug. 15, 8 p.m., at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom, Thruway Exit 33, Verona. Tickets will cost $45, $50 and $60. For more information, call 361-SHOW.