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55th Annual GRAMMY Awards Jazz Nominees! 

Congratulations to all of the vocalists, groups, and musicians that were nominated for a GRAMMY!! You'll find the Jazz nominees listed below. Are you surprised, excited? Disappointed? You don't really care one way or another? Let me know in the comments section...



Best Improvised Jazz Solo

 Cross Roads Ravi Coltrane, soloist ~Track from: Spirit Fiction [Blue Note]

Hot House Gary Burton & Chick Corea, soloists ~ Track from: Hot House [Concord Jazz]

Alice In Wonderland Chick Corea, soloist ~ Track from: Further Explorations (Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez & Paul Motian) [Concord Jazz]

J. Mac Kenny Garrett, soloist ~ Track from: Seeds From The Underground [Mack Avenue Records]

Ode Brad Mehldau, soloist ~ Track from: Ode (Brad Mehldau Trio) [Nonesuch]


Best Jazz Vocal Album

Soul Shadows Denise Donatelli  [Savant Records]

1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project Kurt Elling [Concord Jazz]

Live Al Jarreau (And The Metropole Orkest) [Concord]

The Book Of Chet Luciana Souza [Sunnyside Records]

Radio Music Society Esperanza Spalding [Heads Up International]


Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Further Explorations  Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez & Paul Motian  [Concord Jazz]

Hot House Chick Corea & Gary Burton [Concord Jazz]

Seeds From The Underground Kenny Garrett [Mack Avenue Records]

Blue Moon Ahmad Jamal [Jazz Village]

Unity Band Pat Metheny Unity Band [Nonesuch]


Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Centennial: Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans  Gil Evans Project [ArtistShare]

For The Moment Bob Mintzer Big Band [MCG Jazz]

Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You) Arturo Sandoval [Concord Jazz]


Best Latin Jazz Album

Flamenco Sketches Chano Domínguez [Blue Note]

¡Ritmo! The Clare Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band [Clare Fischer Productions/Clavo Records]

Multiverse Bobby Sanabria Big Band [Jazzheads]

Duos III Luciana Souza [Sunnyside Records]

New Cuban Express Manuel Valera New Cuban Express [Mavo Records]


Reader Comments (1)

Hi Donna,

Please share this Spotify playlist I put together for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards Jazz Nominees! ☚ Click the link to go to Spotify.

- Vinay

December 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterVinay
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