NEWS: 2018 Grammy nominations in the Jazz Categories

Fred Hersch
Photo credit: : Martin Zeman

The nominees for the 60th Grammy Awards have just been announced. Awards cereony in New York 28 January 2018. The full list is HERE . 

These are the nominations in the five jazz categories. We note two nominations for Fred Hersch’s Open Book (reviewed here) – H/T Ann Braithwaite. There are also jazz nmes in the Composing/ Arranging categories

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

• Can’t Remember Why
Sara Caswell, soloist
Track from: Whispers On The Wind (Chuck Owen And The Jazz Surge)

• Dance Of Shiva
Billy Childs, soloist
Track from: Rebirth

• Whisper Not
Fred Hersch, soloist
Track from: Open Book

• Miles Beyond
John McLaughlin, soloist
Track from: Live @ Ronnie Scott’s (John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension)

• Ilimba
Chris Potter, soloist
Track from: The Dreamer Is The Dream

Best Jazz Vocal Album

• The Journey
The Baylor Project

• A Social Call
Jazzmeia Horn

• Bad Ass And Blind
Raul Midón

• Porter Plays Porter
Randy Porter Trio With Nancy King

• Dreams And Daggers
Cécile McLorin Salvant

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

• Uptown, Downtown
Bill Charlap Trio

• Rebirth
Billy Childs

• Project Freedom
Joey DeFrancesco & The People

• Open Book
Fred Hersch

• The Dreamer Is The Dream
Chris Potter

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

• MONK’estra Vol. 2
John Beasley

• Jigsaw
Alan Ferber Big Band

• Bringin’ It
Christian McBride Big Band

• Homecoming
Vince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Cologne

• Whispers On The Wind
Chuck Owen And The Jazz Surge

Best Latin Jazz Album

• Hybrido – From Rio To Wayne Shorter
Antonio Adolfo

• Oddara
Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

• Outra Coisa – The Music Of Moacir Santos
Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves

• Típico
Miguel Zenón

• Jazz Tango
Pablo Ziegler Trio

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