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 Monday, 22 September 2014
This Year's Jazz Grammy Awards include big wins for Herbie Hancock PDF Print
Written by Don Berryman   
Monday, 11 February 2008
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River: The Joni Letters- 2 Grammy Awards


Herbie Hancock wins two big awards: "Album Of The Year" and "Best Contemporary Jazz Album" Grammys for River: The Joni Letters. Other nominees the "Best Contemporary Jazz Album" Grammy (For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.) nominees included: Party Hats by Will Bernard [click here for a Jazz Police review], Downright Upright by Brian Bromberg, Re-imagination by Eldar, and He Had A Hat by Jeff Lorber. A complete list of jazz Grammy awards follow.

The "Best Jazz Vocal Album " Grammy award (For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.) went to Patti Austin for Avant Gershwin. Other nominees included: Dee Dee Bridgewater for Red Earth - A Malian Journey, Freddy Cole for Music Maestro Please, Kurt Elling for Nightmoves [click here for a Jazz Police review], and Tierney Sutton for On The Other Side [click here for a Jazz Police review]. Image

The "Best Jazz Instrumental Solo " Grammy award went to Michael Brecker, for Anagram track from: Pilgrimage. Other nominees included: Terence Blanchard, for Levees track from: A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina), Herbie Hancock for Both Sides Now track from: River: The Joni Letters, Hank Jones for Lullaby track from: Kids: Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (Joe Lovano and Hank Jones), and Paul McCandless for 1000 Kilometers track from: 1000 Kilometers (Oregon).

The "Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group " Grammy award went to Michael Brecker for Pilgrimage. Other nominees included: The Bill Charlap Trio for Live At The Village Vanguard, Joe Lovano And Hank Jones for Kids: Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, John Patitucci for Line By Line, and Joshua Redman for Back East.

The "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album " Grammy award went to Terence Blanchard for A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina). Other nominees included: The Bob Florence Limited Edition for Eternal Licks & Grooves, The Bill Holman Band for Hommage, Maria Schneider Orchestra for Sky Blue [click here for a Jazz Police review], and Charles Tolliver Big Band for With Love.

The "Best Latin Jazz Album " Grammy award went to Paquito D'Rivera Quintet for Funk Tango. Other nominees included: Sammy Figueroa And His Latin Jazz Explosion for The Magician, Steve Khan for Borrowed Time (TIEMPO PRESTADO), Hector Martignon for Refugee, and Bobby Sanabria Big Band for Big Band Urban Folktales [click here for a Jazz Police review].Image

Other Grammy Awards for Jazz Artists in general categories in addition to Herbie Hancock wins two big awards: "Album Of The Year" Grammys for River: The Joni Letters. The "Best Instrumental Composition" Grammy award went to Maria Schneider for Cerulean Skies track from Sky Blue [click here for a Jazz Police review]. And the "Best Instrumental Arrangement" Grammy award went to Vince Mendoza, arranger (Joe Zawinul) for In A Silent Way track from: Brown Street [click here for a Jazz Police review].

Read the entire list of winners for all categories at www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Awards/50th_show/list.aspx


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