The Jazz Grammy winners

Best Contemporary Jazz Album- 75
Joe Zawinul and the Zawinul Syndicate

Best Jazz Vocal Album- Dedicated To You
Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman

Best Improvised Jazz Solo -4 Chicken (Terence Blanchard)
Watts (Jeff “Tain” Watts)

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual Or Group- Five Peace Band – Live
Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album -Book One
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Best Latin Jazz Album- Juntos Para Siempre
Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés

Best Contemporary World Music Album- Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 – Africa Sessions
Bela Fleck

Best Instrumental Arrangement West Side Story Medley
Bill Cunliffe, arranger, from: Resonance Big Band Plays Tribute To Oscar Peterson

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
Quiet Nights Claus Ogerman, arranger (Diana Krall)

Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Throw Down Your Heart /Béla Fleck

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album :Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden

Best Rock Instrumental Performance: A Day In The Life
Jeff Beck

Best Album Notes: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946)
Dan Morgenstern, album notes writer (Louis Armstrong)

Best Classical Crossover Album :Yo-Yo Ma & Friends, Songs Of Joy And Peace
Yo-Yo Ma (including Chris Botti, Dave Brubeck, Matt Brubeck, Paquito d’Rivera, Diana Krall, Joshua Redman)

(acknowledging gaps filled by JazzTimes)

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