Earlier this afternoon, the Grammy Awards were given out in the jazz categories (among others) during the Pre-Telecast ceremonies. The winners are below, with the results of who our readers picked to win ahead of time. If you missed the live updates from Groove Notes, you can review all of the Twitter, Facebook, and articles from around the web leading up to and during the ceremonies here.
And a special congratulations for the Rebirth Brass Band winning a Grammy for Regional Roots Music Album! Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, and Maceo Parker slated to perform tonight during the telecast!
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
500 Miles High
Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Forever (Corea, Clarke & White)
Groove Notes Readers picked: Randy Brecker (All Or Nothing At All)
Best Jazz Vocal Album
The Mosaic Project
Terri Lyne Carrington & Various Artists
Groove Notes Readers picked: Roseanna Vitro (The Music Of Randy Newman)
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Corea, Clarke & White
Groove Notes Readers picked: Corea, Clarke & White (Forever)
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
The Good Feeling
Christian McBride Big Band
[Mack Avenue Records]
Groove Notes Readers picked: Randy Brecker with DR Big Band (The Jazz Ballad Song Book)
2 Replies to “Jazz Grammy Winners”
Randy Brecker’s album was recorded with the Danish Radio Big Band, not the WDR Big Band.
Thank you KPLU!! This is the only way I could find out the jazz Grammy winners last night. Isn’t sad when it is the only original music form in the United States? Thx. Jim