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2015 Jazz GRAMMY Winners

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  1. jazzbill

    jazzbill Maitre d' Forums Staff Member

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    Once again, jazz was hard to find on the GRAMMY Award show last Sunday night. Here are the winners (in bold) and nominees:

    31. BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO
    WINNER
    Fingerprints
    Chick Corea, soloist
    Track from: Trilogy (Chick Corea Trio)
    Label: Concord Jazz


    The Eye Of The Hurricane
    Kenny Barron, soloist
    Track from: Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio)
    Label: Whaling City Sound

    You & The Night & The Music
    Fred Hersch, soloist
    Track from: Floating (Fred Hersch Trio)
    Label: Palmetto Records

    Recorda Me
    Joe Lovano, soloist
    Track from: The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson (Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano)
    Label: Half Note

    Sleeping Giant
    Brad Mehldau, soloist
    Track from: Mehliana: Taming The Dragon (Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana)
    Label: Nonesuch

    32. BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
    WINNER
    Beautiful Life
    Dianne Reeves
    Label: Concord Records


    Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
    (Billy Childs & Larry Klein, producers) Various Artists
    Label: Masterworks

    I Wanna Be Evil: With Love to Eartha Kitt
    René Marie
    Label: Motema Music

    Live In NYC
    Gretchen Parlato
    Label: Obliqsound

    Paris Sessions
    Tierney Sutton
    Label: BFM Jazz

    33. BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
    WINNER
    Trilogy
    Chick Corea Trio
    Label: Concord Jazz


    Landmarks
    Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band
    Label: Mid City/Blue Note Records

    Floating
    Fred Hersch Trio
    Label: Palmetto Records

    Enjoy The View
    Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart
    Label: Blue Note Records

    All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller
    Jason Moran
    Label: Blue Note Records

    34. BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
    WINNER
    Life In The Bubble
    Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
    Label: Telarc International


    The L.A. Treasures Project
    The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
    Label: Capri Records, Ltd.

    Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project
    Rufus Reid
    Label: Motema Music

    Live: I Hear The Sound
    Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra
    Label: ArchieBall

    OverTime: Music Of Bob Brookmeyer
    The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
    Label: Planet Arts Recordings

    35. BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM
    WINNER
    The Offense Of The Drum
    Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
    Label: Motema


    The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson
    Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano
    Label: Half Note

    The Pedrito Martinez Group
    The Pedrito Martinez Group
    Label: Motema Music

    Second Half
    Emilio Solla Y La Inestable De Brooklyn
    Label: Emilio Solla Music

    New Throned King
    Yosvany Terry
    Label: 5Passion

    11. BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
    WINNER
    Bass & Mandolin
    Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer
    Label: Nonesuch


    Wild Heart
    Mindi Abair
    Label: Heads Up International

    Slam Dunk
    Gerald Albright
    Label: Heads Up International

    Nathan East
    Nathan East
    Label: Yamaha Entertainment Group

    Jazz Funk Soul
    Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp
    Label: Shanachie



    Bill
     

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