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Grammy nominations

Scritto da Roberto Dell'Ava on . Postato in Blog

Nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards were announced this morning. Here are the nominees in the Jazz field

For Best Jazz Instrumental Album:

• Open Book (Palmetto), by Fred Hersch

• Project Freedom (Mack Avenue), Joey DeFrancesco & The People

• Rebirth (Mack Avenue), by Billy Childs

• The Dreamer Is The Dream (ECM), by Chris Potter

• Uptown, Downtown (Impulse!), by the Bill Charlap Trio

For Best Improvised Jazz Solo:

• Sara Caswell, on “Can't Remember Why,” from Whispers On The Wind (Chuck Owen And The Jazz Surge)

• Billy Childs, on “Dance Of Shiva,” from his album Rebirth

• Fred Hersch, on “Whisper Not,” from his album Open Book

• John McLaughlin, on “Miles Beyond,” from his album Live @ Ronnie Scott's

• Chris Potter, on “Ilimba,” from his album The Dreamer Is The Dream

For Best Jazz Vocal Album:

• A Social Call (Concord Jazz), by Jazzmeia Horn

• Bad Ass And Blind (Artistry Music Limited), by Raul Midón

• Dreams And Daggers (Mack Avenue), by Cécile McLorin Salvant

• The Journey (Be a Light), by The Baylor Project

• Porter Plays Porter (self-released) by the Randy Porter Trio With Nancy King

For Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:

• Bringin' It (Mack Avenue), by the Christian McBride Big Band

• Homecoming (Sunnyside), by Vince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Cologne

• Jigsaw (Sunnyside), by the Alan Ferber Big Band

• MONK'estra Vol. 2 (Mack Avenue), by John Beasley

• Whispers On The Wind (Summit), by Chuck Owen And The Jazz Surge

For Best Latin Jazz Album:

• Hybrido - From Rio To Wayne Shorter (AAM Music), by Antonio Adolfo

• Oddara (Linnus Entertainment), by Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

• Outra Coisa - The Music Of Moacir Santos (Anzic), by Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves

• Típico (self-released), by Miguel Zenón

• Jazz Tango (Zoho), by Pablo Ziegler Trio

See the full nominee list here. 

The 60th Grammy Awards will be held in New York on Jan. 28