Jazz Nominees for the 2024 GRAMMY’s announced

The nominations for the 2024 GRAMMY Awards which will take place on 4 Feb 2024 are announced. We have listed the Jazz Categories in full, and tried to spot jazz musicians in other categories (B).

A. Nominees in the Jazz Categories

  1. Best Jazz Performance

Movement 18′ (Heroes) – Jon Batiste

Basquiat – Lakecia Benjamin

Vulnerable (Live) – Adam Blackstone Featuring The Baylor Project & Russell Ferranté

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But Not For Me – Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding

Tight – Samara Joy

  1. Best Jazz Vocal Album

For Ella 2 – Patti Austin Featuring Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band

Alive At The Village Vanguard – Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding

Lean In – Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke – (feature by Morgan Enos)

Mélusine – Cécile McLorin Salvant

How Love Begins – Nicole Zuraitis (Feature by Morgan Enos)

  1. Best Jazz Instrumental Album

The Source – Kenny Barron

Phoenix – Lakecia Benjamin

Legacy: The Instrumental Jawn – Adam Blackstone

The Winds Of Change – Billy Childs – Feature by Morgan Enos

Dream Box – Pat Metheny

  1. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The Chick Corea Symphony Tribute – Ritmo – ADDA Simfònica, Josep Vicent, Emilio Solla

Dynamic Maximum Tension – Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society – (feature by Morgan Enos)

Basie Swings The Blues – The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart

Olympians – Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orkest

The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions – Mingus Big Band

  1. Best Latin Jazz Album

Quietude – Eliane Elias

My Heart Speaks – Ivan Lins With The Tblisi Symphony Orchestra

Vox Humana – Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Cometa – Luciana Souza & Trio Corrente

El Arte Del Bolero Vol. 2 – Miguel Zenón & Luis Perdomo – Album ReviewAlbum feature by Morgan Enos

  1. Best Alternative Jazz Album ( NEW CATEGORY)

Love In Exile – Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily

Quality Over Opinion – Louis Cole

SuperBlue: The Iridescent Spree – Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter, SuperBlue

Live At The Piano – Cory Henry

The Omnichord Real Book – Meshell Ndegeocello

B. Jazz-related nominations in other categories

Jon Batiste in 1. Record of the Year, 2. Album Of The Year, 3. Song Of The Year, 8. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, 42. Best American Roots Performance

Robert Glasper (Back to Love) in 19. Best R&B Performance

Rickie Lee Jones (Pieces Of Treasure) in 35. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Bob James (Jazz Hands) in 36. Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Julian Lage (The Layers) in 36. Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Ben Wendel (All One) in 36. Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Ibrahim Maalouf in 61. Best Global Music Performance

Malika Tirolien and Michael League (History – Bokanté) in 63. Best Global Music Album

John McLaughlin (This Moment) in 63. Best Global Music Album

Ashley Kahn ( Evenings At The Village Gate: John Coltrane With Eric Dolphy Live) in 77. Best Album Notes

Lakecia Benjamin in 84. Best Instrumental Composition

Gordon Goodwin in 84. Best Instrumental Composition

Hilario Duran (I Remember Mingus) in 85. Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

Gordon Goodwin, arranger (April In Paris ) in 86. Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

John Beasley as arranger (Com Que Voz (Live)) in 86. Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

Baptiste Trotignon (Because) in 92. Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Chick Corea, as producer ( Sardinia) in 93. Best Classical Compendium


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