NEWS: Jazz Grammy Winners, 58th Grammys, 2016

Maria Schneider with her two Grammys

Here are the jazz and jazz-related winners from the 58th Grammys: 

Best Improvised Jazz Solo: Christian McBride – Live At The Village Vanguard (Christian McBride Trio)

Best Jazz Vocal Album: For One To LoveCécile McLorin Salvant

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Past PresentJohn Scofield

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: The Thompson Fields – Maria Schneider Orchestra

Best Latin Jazz Album: Made in BrazilEliane Elias 

Christian McBride celebrates winning his fifth Grammy

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: SylvaSnarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media – Birdman, Antonio Sanchez (H/T Peter Bacon for the spot)

Best Arranger : Instrumentals and Vocals: Maria Schneider for Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) – David Bowie

Best Instrumental Composition: The Afro Latin Jazz SuiteArturo O’Farrill

Best Music Film: Amy (Amy Winehouse) Asif Kapadia, director

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap

World Music Album: Angelique Kidjo. The jazz connection here is the arranger (And jazz trumpter and the founder of the jazz programme at the Luxembourg Conservatoire) Gast Waltzing who appears at the end of THIS VIDEO

Joey Alexander’s performance at the ceremony

Winners list complete

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