Winners

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Best Improvised Jazz Solo Performance

 

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 

nominees

Dance Of Shiva

Whisper Not

Miles Beyond

Ilimba

Can't Remember Why

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

John Scofield, soloist

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner

Cherokee

Christian McBride, soloist.

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

Orbits

Wayne Shorter, soloist.

Wayne Shorter, soloist.

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Chick Corea

Hot House

Gary Burton & Chick Corea, soloists

Gary Burton & Chick Corea, soloists.

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Chick Corea

500 Miles High

Chick Corea, soloist

Chick Corea, soloist.

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Herbie Hancock

A Change Is Gonna Come

Herbie Hancock, soloist

Herbie Hancock, soloist.

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

Dancin' 4 Chicken

Terence Blanchard, soloist

Terence Blanchard, soloist.

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner

Be-Bop

Terence Blanchard

Terence Blanchard, soloist.

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

Anagram

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker, soloist.

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner

Some Skunk Funk

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker, soloist.

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

Why Was I Born?

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins, soloist.

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Chan's Song

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker, soloist.

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

In Walked Wayne

Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter, soloist.

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Chick Corea

Rhumbata

Chick Corea & Gary Burton

Chick Corea & Gary Burton, soloists.

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

Stardust

Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton

Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton, soloists.

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

Cabin Fever

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker, soloist.

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

Impressions

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker, soloist.

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Prelude To A Kiss

Benny Carter

Benny Carter, soloist.

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner

Miles Ahead

Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson, soloist.

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Lush Life

Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson, soloist.

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

I Remember You

Stan Getz

Stan Getz, soloist.

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

The Legendary Oscar Peterson Trio Live At The Blue Note

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson, soloist.

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Aura

Miles Davis

Miles Davis, soloist.

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Don't Try This At Home

Michael Brecker

Michael Brecker, soloist.

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon, soloist.

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Tutu

Miles Davis

Miles Davis, soloist.

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Black Codes From The Underground

Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis, soloist.

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Hot House Flowers

Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis, soloist.

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner

Think Of One

Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis, soloist.

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner

We Want Miles

Miles Davis

Miles Davis, soloist.

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner

Bye Bye Blackbird

John Coltrane

John Coltrane, soloist.

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner

I Will Say Goodbye

Bill Evans

Bill Evans, soloist.

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner

Jousts

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson, soloist.

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner

Montreaux '77 - Oscar Peterson Jam

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson, soloist.

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

The Giants

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson, soloist.

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Basie And Zoot

Count Basie

Count Basie, soloist.

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Oscar Peterson And Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie, soloist.

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

First Recordings!

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker, soloist.

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

God Is In The House

Art Tatum

Art Tatum, soloist.

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Alone At Last

Gary Burton

Gary Burton, soloist.