Saturday, February 07, 2015

57th Grammy Awards - 2015 Jazz Nominees - #jazz



Below are the jazz-related nominees for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. Winners will be announced Feb. 8. Best of luck to all nominees!

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
“The Eye Of The Hurricane”
Kenny Barron, soloist
Track from: Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio)
 
“Fingerprints”
Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Trilogy (Chick Corea Trio)

“You & The Night & The Music”
Fred Hersch, soloist
Track from: Floating (Fred Hersch Trio)

“Recorda Me”
Joe Lovano, soloist
Track from: The Latin Side of Joe Henderson (Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano)

“Sleeping Giant”
Brad Mehldau, soloist
Track from: Mehliana: Taming the Dragon (Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana)

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
(Billy Childs &) Various Artists

I Wanna Be Evil
René Marie

Live in NYC
Gretchen Parlato

Beautiful Life
Dianne Reeves

Paris Sessions
Tierney Sutton

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Landmarks
Brian Blade & the Fellowship Band

Trilogy
Chick Corea Trio

Floating
Fred Hersch Trio

Enjoy The View
Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart

All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller
Jason Moran

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The L.A. Treasures Project
The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

Life In The Bubble
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band

Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project
Rufus Reid

Live: I Hear The Sound
Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra

OverTime: Music of Bob Brookmeyer
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Best Latin Jazz Album

The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson
Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano

The Pedrito Martinez Group
The Pedrito Martinez Group

The Offense of the Drum
Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Second Half
Emilio Solla Y La Inestable De Brooklyn

New Throned King
Yosvany Terry


Other Jazz-Related Nominations

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Cheek to Cheek
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Nostalgia
Annie Lennox

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Wild Heart
Mindi Abair

Slam Dunk
Gerald Albright

Nathan East
Nathan East

Jazz Funk Soul
Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp

Bass & Mandolin
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

Best Traditional R&B Performance

“Jesus Children”
Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamal Warner
 
Black Radio 2

Best R&B Album

Black Radio 2
Robert Glasper Experiment

Best Latin Pop Album

Tangos
Rubén Blades\

Best American Roots Performance

“And When I Die”
Billy Childs Featuring Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas
Track from: Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro

Best World Music Album

Eve
Angelique Kidjo

Magic
Sergio Mendes

Best Instrumental Composition

“Last Train To Sanity”
Stanley Clarke, composer (The Stanley Clarke Band)
Track from: Up

“Life In The Bubble”
Gordon Goodwin, composer (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
Track from: Life In The Bubble

“Recognition”
Rufus Reid, composer (Rufus Reid)
Track from: Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project

“Tarnation”
Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile, composers (Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer)
Track from: Bass & Mandolin

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

“Beautiful Dreamer”
Pete McGuinness, arranger (The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra)
Track from: Strength In Numbers

“Get Smart”
Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
Track from: Life In The Bubble

“Guantanamera”
Alfredo Rodríguez, arranger (Alfredo Rodríguez)
Track from: The Invasion Parade

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

“All My Tomorrows”
Jeremy Fox, arranger (Jeremy Fox Featuring Kate McGarry)
Track from: With Love: Arrangements for Some of My Favorite Singers

“New York Tendaberry”
Billy Childs, arranger (Billy Childs Featuring Renée Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma)
Track from: Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro

“Party Rockers”
Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
Track from: Life in the Bubble

“What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?”
Pete McGuinness, arranger (The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra)
Track from: Strength In Numbers

Best Album Notes

Offering: Live At Temple University
Ashley Kahn, album notes writer (John Coltrane)


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