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Jazz Nominations For The 2015 Grammies


Full nomination list

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

The Eye Of The Hurricane
Kenny Barron, soloist
Track from: Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio)
Label: Whaling City Sound

Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Trilogy (Chick Corea Trio)
Label: Concord Jazz

You & The Night & The Music
Fred Hersch, soloist
Track from: Floating (Fred Hersch Trio)
Label: Palmetto Records

Recorda Me
Joe Lovano, soloist
Track from: The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson (Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano)
Label: Half Note

Sleeping Giant
Brad Mehldau, soloist
Track from: Mehliana: Taming The Dragon (Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana)
Label: Nonesuch


Best Jazz Vocal Album

Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
(Billy Childs &) Various Artists
Label: Masterworks

I Wanna Be Evil
René Marie
Label: Motema Music

Live In NYC
Gretchen Parlato
Label: Obliqsound

Beautiful Life
Dianne Reeves
Label: Concord Records

Paris Sessions
Tierney Sutton
Label: BFM Jazz

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band
Label: Blue Note Records

Chick Corea Trio
Label: Concord Jazz

Fred Hersch Trio
Label: Palmetto Records

Enjoy The View
Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart
Label: Blue Note Records

All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller
Jason Moran
Label: Blue Note Records


Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The L.A. Treasures Project
The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Label: Capri Records, Ltd.

Life In The Bubble
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Label: Telarc International

Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project
Rufus Reid
Label: Motema Music

Live: I Hear The Sound
Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra
Label: ArchieBall

OverTime: Music Of Bob Brookmeyer
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Label: Planet Arts Recordings


Best Latin Jazz Album

The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson
Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano
Label: Half Note

The Pedrito Martinez Group
The Pedrito Martinez Group
Label: Motema Music

The Offense Of The Drum
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Label: Motema

Second Half
Emilio Solla Y La Inestable De Brooklyn
Label: Emilio Solla Music

New Throned King
Yosvany Terry
Label: 5Passion

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