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GRAMMY Nominations

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  1. jazzbill

    jazzbill Maitre d' Forums Staff Member

    Austin, Texas
    The 59th Annual GRAMMY Award nominations have been released. Here's a list of jazz and jazz-related nominees:

    Best Improvised Jazz Solo

    Joey Alexander, soloist
    Track from: Countdown (Motema Music)

    “In Movement”
    Ravi Coltrane, soloist
    Track from: In Movement (Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane & Matthew Garrison)(ECM)

    “We See”
    Fred Hersch, soloist
    Track from: Sunday Night At The Vanguard (The Fred Hersch Trio) (Palmetto Records)

    “I Concentrate On You”
    Brad Mehldau, soloist
    Track from: Blues And Ballads (Brad Mehldau Trio) (Nonesuch)

    “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”
    John Scofield, soloist
    Track from: Country For Old Men (Impulse!)

    Best Jazz Vocal Album

    Sound Of Red
    René Marie
    (Motema Music)

    Upward Spiral
    Branford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling

    Take Me To The Alley
    Gregory Porter
    (Blue Note)

    Harlem On My Mind
    Catherine Russell
    (Jazz Village)

    The Sting Variations
    The Tierney Sutton Band
    (BFM Jazz)

    Best Jazz Instrumental Album

    Book Of Intuition
    Kenny Barron Trio

    Dr. Um
    Peter Erskine
    (Fuzzy Music)

    Sunday Night At The Vanguard
    The Fred Hersch Trio
    (Palmetto Records)

    Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau

    Country For Old Men
    John Scofield

    Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

    Real Enemies
    Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
    (New Amsterdam Records)

    Presents Monk'estra, Vol. 1
    John Beasley
    (Mack Avenue Records)

    Kaleidoscope Eyes: Music Of The Beatles
    John Daversa
    (BFM Jazz)

    All L.A. Band
    Bob Mintzer
    (Fuzzy Music)

    Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom
    Ted Nash Big Band
    (Motema Music)

    Best Latin Jazz Album

    Entre Colegas
    Andy González
    (Truth Revolution Records)

    Madera Latino: A Latin Jazz Perspective On The Music Of Woody Shaw
    Brian Lynch & Various Artists
    (Hollistic Musicworks)

    Canto América
    Michael Spiro/Wayne Wallace La Orquesta Sinfonietta
    (Patois Records)

    Trio Da Paz

    Tribute To Irakere: Live In Marciac
    Chucho Valdés
    (Jazz Village)

    Best Instrumental Composition

    “Bridge Of Spies (End Title)”
    Thomas Newman, composer (Thomas Newman)
    Track from: Bridge Of Spies (Hollywood Records)

    “The Expensive Train Set (An Epic Sarahnade For Double Big Band)”
    Tim Davies, composer (Tim Davies Big Band)
    Track from: The Expensive Trainset (Origin Records)

    Alan Ferber, composer (Alan Ferber Nonet)
    Track from: Roots & Transitions (Sunnyside Communications, Inc.)

    “L'Ultima Diligenza Di Red Rock - Versione Integrale”
    Ennio Morricone, composer (Ennio Morricone)
    Track from: Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight (Decca Records)

    “Spoken At Midnight”
    Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band)
    Track from: Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom (Motema Music)

    Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

    “Ask Me Now”
    John Beasley, arranger (John Beasley)
    Track from: Presents Monk'estra, Vol. 1 (Mack Avenue Records)

    “Good ‘Swing’ Wenceslas”
    Sammy Nestico, arranger (The Count Basie Orchestra)
    Track from: A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas! (Concord Jazz)

    “Linus & Lucy
    Christian Jacob, arranger (The Phil Norman Tentet)
    Track from: Then & Now: Classic Sounds & Variations Of 12 Jazz Legends (Mama Records)

    “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”
    John Daversa, arranger (John Daversa)
    Track from: Kaleidoscope Eyes: Music Of The Beatles (BFM Jazz)

    “We Three Kings”
    Ted Nash, arranger (Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis)
    Track from: Big Band Holidays (Blue Engine Records)

    “You And I”
    Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)
    Track from: In My Room (Membran)

    Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

    “Do You Hear What I Hear?”
    Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band Featuring Take 6)
    Track from: A Big Phat Christmas - Wrap This! (Music Of Content)

    “Do You Want To Know A Secret”
    John Daversa, arranger (John Daversa Featuring Renee Olstead)
    Track from: Kaleidoscope Eyes: Music Of The Beatles (BFM Jazz)

    Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)
    Track from: In My Room (Membran)

    “I'm A Fool To Want You”
    Alan Broadbent, arranger (Kristin Chenoweth)
    Track from: The Art Of Elegance (Concord Records)

    “Somewhere (Dirty Blvd)” (Extended Version)
    Billy Childs & Larry Klein, arrangers (Lang Lang Featuring Lisa Fischer & Jeffrey Wright)
    Track from: New York Rhapsody (Sony Classical)

    Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

    Human Nature
    Herb Alpert
    (Herb Alpert Presents)

    When You Wish Upon A Star
    Bill Frisell
    (Okeh Records)

    Way Back Home: Live From Rochester, NY
    Steve Gadd Band
    (BFM Jazz)

    Chuck Loeb
    (Shanachie Entertainment)

    Culcha Vulcha
    Snarky Puppy
    (Ground Up Music)

    In addition, Miles Ahead (Miles Davis & Various Artists) on Columbia/Legacy was nominated in the category of Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for Visual Media.

    For a full list of GRAMMY nominees go to:

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