Archive | December 6, 2011

2011 jazz Grammy nominations are in

6 Dec

The nominations have been released for the 2011 Grammy Awards, and there are some great selections for jazz categories. Before the winners are named on February 12th, I’ll give you a chance to vote on who you think or want to win.

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

All Or Nothing At All

Randy Brecker, soloist
Track from: The Jazz Ballad Song Book (Randy Brecker With DR Big Band)
[Half Note]

You Are My Sunshine

Ron Carter, soloist
Track from: This Is Jazz (Donald Harrison, Ron Carter & Billy Cobham)
[Half Note]

500 Miles High

Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Forever (Corea, Clarke & White)
[Concord Records]

Work

Fred Hersch, soloist
Track from: Alone At The Vanguard
[Palmetto Records]

Sonnymoon For Two

Sonny Rollins, soloist
Track from: Road Shows Vol. 2
[Doxy/Emarcy/Decca]

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Best Jazz Vocal Album

‘Round Midnight

Karrin Allyson
[Concord Jazz]

The Mosaic Project

Terri Lyne Carrington & Various Artists
[Concord Jazz]

The Gate

Kurt Elling
[Concord Jazz]

American Road

Tierney Sutton (Band)
[BFM Jazz]

The Music Of Randy Newman

Roseanna Vitro
[Motéma Music]

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Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Bond: The Paris Sessions

Gerald Clayton
[Emarcy/Decca]

Forever

Corea, Clarke & White
[Concord Records]

Alone At The Vanguard

Fred Hersch
[Palmetto Records]

Bird Songs

Joe Lovano/Us Five
[Blue Note]

Road Shows Vol. 2

Sonny Rollins
[Doxy/Emarcy/Decca]

Timeline

Yellowjackets
[Mack Avenue Records]

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Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The Jazz Ballad Song Book

Randy Brecker With DR Big Band
[Half Note]

The Good Feeling

Christian McBride Big Band
[Mack Avenue Records]

40 Acres And A Burro

Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
[Zoho]

Legacy

Gerald Wilson Orchestra
[Mack Avenue Records]

Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook

Miguel Zenón
[Marsalis Music]

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