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NEWS: Jazz winners at the 61st Grammys



Sebastian writes: 

Here are the winners in the jazz categories of the 61st Grammys 2019 with the nominees also listed. The big winner is trumpeter/composer/bandleader/educator John Daversa (BIO) who won three Grammys for American Dreamers.

THE JAZZ CATEGORIES

JAZZ SOLO

Some of That Sunshine – Regina Carter
WINNER: Don’t Fence Me In – John Daversa
We See – Fred Hersch
De-Dah – Brad Mehldau
Cadenas – Miguel Zenón

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

My Mood Is You – Freddy Cole
The Questions – Kurt Elling
The Subject Tonight Is Love – Kate McGarry With Keith Ganz & Gary Versace
If You Really Want – Raul Midón With The Metropole Orkest Conducted By Vince Mendoza
WINNER: The Window – Cécile McLorin Salvant

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

Diamond Cut – Tia Fuller
Live In Europe – Fred Hersch Trio
Seymour Reads The Constitution! – Brad Mehldau Trio
Still Dreaming – Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley & Brian Blade
WINNER: Emanon – The Wayne Shorter Quartet

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM

All About That Basie – The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart
WINNER: American Dreamers: Voices Of Hope, Music Of Freedom – John Daversa Big Band Featuring DACA Artists
Presence – Orrin Evans And The Captain Black Big Band
All Can Work – John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble
Barefoot Dances And Other Visions – Jim McNeely & The Frankfurt Radio Big Band

BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM

Heart Of Brazil – Eddie Daniels
WINNER: Back To The Sunset – Dafnis Prieto Big Band
West Side Story Reimagined – Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band
Cinque – Elio Villafranca
Yo Soy La Tradición – Miguel Zenón Featuring Spektral Quartet

JAZZ-RELATED NOMINATIONS IN OTHER CATEGORIES

WINNER:  Best Folk Album – Punch Brothers for All Ashore

WINNER: Best Instrumental Composition – for Blut und Boden – Terence Blanchard

WINNER: Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals: for Stars and Stripes Forever – John Daversa

LINK: Full list of Grammy Nominations and winners

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