57th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees

31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo



Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Trilogy (Chick Corea Trio)
Label: Concord Jazz

The Eye Of The Hurricane

Kenny Barron, soloist
Track from: Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio)
Label: Whaling City Sound

You & The Night & The Music

Fred Hersch, soloist
Track from: Floating (Fred Hersch Trio)
Label: Palmetto Records

Recorda Me

Joe Lovano, soloist
Track from: The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson (Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano)
Label: Half Note

Sleeping Giant

Brad Mehldau, soloist
Track from: Mehliana: Taming The Dragon (Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana)
Label: Nonesuch
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32. Best Jazz Vocal Album


Beautiful Life

Dianne Reeves, artist. Terri Lyne Carrington, producer. Jeremy Loucas, engineer/mixer.
Label: Concord Records

Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro

(Billy Childs & Larry Klein, producers) Various Artists
Label: Masterworks

I Wanna Be Evil: With Love to Eartha Kitt

René Marie
Label: Motema Music

Live In NYC

Gretchen Parlato
Label: Obliqsound

Paris Sessions

Tierney Sutton
Label: BFM Jazz
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33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album



Chick Corea Trio (Brian Blade, Chick Corea & Christian McBride), artists. Bernie Kirsh & Brian Vibberts, engineers/mixers.
Label: Concord Jazz


Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band
Label: Mid City/Blue Note Records


Fred Hersch Trio
Label: Palmetto Records

Enjoy The View

Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart
Label: Blue Note Records

All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller

Jason Moran
Label: Blue Note Records
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34. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album


Life In The Bubble

Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band (Gordon Goodwin), artists. Gregg Field & Dan Savant, producers. Gregg Field & Tommy Vicari, engineers/mixers.
Label: Telarc International

The L.A. Treasures Project

The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Label: Capri Records, Ltd.

Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project

Rufus Reid
Label: Motema Music

Live: I Hear The Sound

Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra
Label: ArchieBall

OverTime: Music Of Bob Brookmeyer

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Label: Planet Arts Recordings
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35. Best Latin Jazz Album


The Offense Of The Drum

Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (Arturo O'Farrill), artists. Todd Barkan, Eric Oberstein & Kabir Sehgal, producers. Katherine Miller, engineer/mixer.
Label: Motema

The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson

Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano
Label: Half Note

The Pedrito Martinez Group

The Pedrito Martinez Group
Label: Motema Music

Second Half

Emilio Solla Y La Inestable De Brooklyn
Label: Emilio Solla Music

New Throned King

Yosvany Terry
Label: 5Passion
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