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Joe Lovano


Joe Lovano





57th Annual GRAMMY Awards


Best Latin Jazz Album

The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson

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Through the 66th GRAMMY Awards

"I'm trying to be expressive on my instrument and conduct as I'm improvising. So I'm conducting with the melodies and the rhythms that I play."

  • Born Dec. 29, 1952, in Cleveland
  • In the early '80s, Joe Lovano got his start as the saxophonist in GRAMMY winner John Scofield's quartet. He released his debut solo album, Tones, Shapes & Colors, in 1985.  
  • He won his first career GRAMMY for 2000 for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album for 52nd Street Themes.
  • Lovato has released nearly 40 albums as a bandleader or co-bandleader.
  • Lovano performed at the 2016 Jazz Legends for Disability Pride, a fundraising concert designed to promote inclusion, awareness, and visibility of people with disabilities.


All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Joe Lovano


Best Latin Jazz Album

The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

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