‘Don’t worry, be happy’ star Bobby McFerrin in Istanbul
Bobby McFerrin’s ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ was a hit in 1988 and reached No 1 in the US pop chart.Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Concert Hall will host tonight legendary singer Bobby McFerrin, who is best known for his 1988 hit song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.”
American vocalist and conductor McFerrin is a 10-time Grammy Award winner, who is known for his unique vocal techniques, such as singing fluidly, but with quick and considerable jumps in pitch.
His song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” was a No. 1 U.S. pop hit in 1988 and won Song of the Year and Record of the Year honors at the 1989 Grammy Awards. McFerrin has also worked in collaboration with instrumentalists, including pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Joe Zawinul, Tony Williams and Yo-Yo Ma.
His team “Spirityouall,” which includes Gil Goldstein (piano), David Mansfield (violoncello), Armanda Hirsch (guitar), Jeff Carney (bass), Louis Cato (drum) and Madison McFerrin (soloist), will also accompany him on the stage.