The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards will be held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, 31 January 2021.
The nominations in the five jazz categories were announced today 24 November 2020.
Jazz musicians are often – no, always!!! – nominated in other categories and we will add more later!
JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM:
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IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO:
JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM:
LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM:
LATIN JAZZ ALBUM:
Jacob Collier – Album of the Year for Djesse Vol.3
Jacob Collier – Best R&B Performance for All I Need (Featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign)
Jacob Collier/ Becca Stevens – Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for Slow Burn
Harry Connick Jr Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album – for True Love: A Celebration Of Cole Porter
Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Axiom
Jon Batiste – Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Chronology Of A Dream: Live At The Village Vanguard
Grégoire Maret, Romain Collin & Bill Frisell Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Americana
Snarky Puppy Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Live At The Royal Albert Hall
Robert Glasper, Meshell Ndegeocello – Best R&B Song for Better Than I Imagine
Robert Glasper Best Progressive R&B album for F*** Yo Feelings
Gregory Porter Best R & B Album for All Rise
Norah Jones & Mavis Staples Best American Roots Performance for I’ll Be Gone
Kamasi Washington for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for Becoming
Christian Sands Best Instrumental Composition for Be Water II
Arturo O’Farrill – Best Instrumental Composition for Baby Jack
John Beasley & Maria Mendes Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for Asas Fechadas (with Metropole Orkest)
John Beasley Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for Donna Lee Maria Schneider Best Instrumental Composition for Sputnik
Erin Bentlage, Sara Gazarek, Johnaye Kendrick & Amanda Taylor, arrangers (Säje) for Desert Song
Pat Metheny/Alan Broadbent Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for From This Place
Zev Feldman, Will Friedwald & George Klabin Best Historical Album for Hittin’ The Ramp: The Early Years (1936 – 1943 Nat King Cole))
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