Are you pleased with Charles Mingus' Mingus Ah Um, John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman's eponymous album on Impulse! and Lennie Tristano Sextet's Crosscurrents finally being added to The Recording Academy's 2013 GRAMMY Hall of Fame list of inductees? Do you feel that the powers that be at the Academy take way too long to induct jazz albums?
The following is the full text of the press release and the complete list of 27 inductees from other genres including Comedy, Pop, R&B, Latin and Rock.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2012) — Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy® announces the newest additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® collection. This latest round of inducted recordings helps celebrate 40 years of highlighting diversity and recording excellence, and acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Recordings are reviewed annually by a special member committee comprised of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts, with final approval by The Recording Academy's National Board of Trustees. With 27 new titles, the list currently totals 933 and is on display at the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE.