GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Original Jazz Composition

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Best Original Jazz Composition

 

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner
Duke Ellington

In The Beginning God

Duke Ellington, composer (Duke Ellington)

nominees

Bill Evans

Time Remembered (Single)

ABC Blues

If Only We Knew

Jazz Samba

Lalo Schifrin

Marquis De Sade

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner
Lalo Schifrin

Jazz Suite On The Mass Texts

Lalo Schifrin, composer (Paul Horn)

nominees

John Coltrane

A Love Supreme

Wes Montgomery

Bumpin'

Oscar Peterson

Canadiana Suite (Album)

Mickey One (Single)

Duke Ellington

Virgin Islands Suite

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner
Lalo Schifrin

The Cat

Lalo Schifrin, composer (Lalo Schifrin)

nominees

Bob Florence

Here And Now

Duke Ellington

Night Creature

Gerald Wilson

Paco

Quincy Jones

The Witching Hour

Dave Brubeck

Theme From Mr. Broadway

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner
Steve Allen, Ray Brown

Gravy Waltz

Steve Allen & Ray Brown, composers (Steve Allen)

nominees

East Side - West Side

Tommy Wolf

Little Bird (Single)

Antonio Carlos Jobim

Meditation (Single)

Paul Desmond

Take Ten

Charles Mingus

Black Saint And The Sinner Lady (Single)

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner
Vince Guaraldi

Cast Your Fate To The Wind

Vince Guaraldi, composer (Vince Guaraldi Trio)

nominees

Paul Desmond

Desmond Blue

Focus (Single)

Quincy Jones

Quintessence

Henry Mancini

The Sounds Of Hatari

Charles Mingus

Tijuana Moods (Single)

Lalo Schifrin

Tunisian Fantasy

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner

African Waltz

Galt MacDermott, composer (Cannonball Adderly)

nominees

Perceptions (Single)

Dave Brubeck

Unsquare Dance

André Previn

A Touch Of Elegance (Single)

Lalo Schifrin

Gillespiana (Album)

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner
Miles Davis, Gil Evans

Sketches Of Spain

Miles Davis & Gil Evans, composers (Gil Evans And Miles Davis)

nominees

Dave Brubeck

Blue Rondo A La Turk

Blues Suite

Duke Ellington

Idiom '59

Maynard Ferguson

Newport Suite (Single)

GRAMMYs

Sketch

Jimmy Giuffre

Western Suite