Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2017

Al Jarreau

Bands: solo artist

Position: jazz singer

Died: Feb. 12, 2017

Cause of death: undisclosed

Age: 76

Distinctions: Jarreau on seven Grammy Awards, from Best Jazz Vocal Performance for Look to the Rainbow in 1978 to Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "God Bless the Child" in 2007. He had a No. 15 hit in 1981 with "We're in this Love Together."

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.