Released in 1975, We Got By, Al Jarreau’s major label debut LP, received critical acclaim and heralded the arrival of a totally unique artist. Defying categorization, the album showcased Al’s distinctive vocal style and his skills as a poetic songwriter. founder David Nathan and renowned entertainment journalist Janine Coveney discuss how We Got By was the launching pad for a distinguished four-decade-long career that established Al Jarreau as a one-of-a-kind artist with global appeal.