Grammy Winners 2017 - Jazz List


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And the winners of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards are...


Best Contemporary Instrumental Album:

Culcha Vulcha
Snarky Puppy (Ground Up Music)

Human NatureHerb Alpert (Herb Alpert Presents)
When You Wish Upon A StarBill Frisell (Okeh Records)
Way Back Home: Live From Rochester, NYSteve Gadd (BFM Jazz)
UnspokenChuck Loeb (Shanachie Entertainment)

Best Improvised Jazz Solo:

“I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”
John Scofield

“Countdown” — Joey Alexander
“In Movement” — Ravi Coltrane
“We See” — Fred Hersch
“I Concentrate On You” — Brad Mehldau

Best Jazz Vocal Album:

Take Me To The Alley
Gregory Porter

Sound Of RedRené Marie
Upward SpiralBranford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling
Harlem On My MindCatherine Russell
The Sting Variations — The Tierney Sutton Band

Best Jazz Instrumental Album:

Country For Old Men
John Scofield

Book Of IntuitionKenny Barron Trio
Dr. UmPeter Erskine
Sunday Night At The Vanguard — The Fred Hersch Trio
NearnessJoshua Redman & Brad Mehldau

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:

Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom
Ted Nash Big Band

Real EnemiesDarcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Presents Monk’estra, Vol. 1John Beasley
Kaleidoscope Eyes: Music Of The Beatles John Daversa
All L.A. BandBob Mintzer

Best Latin Jazz Album

Tribute To Irakere: Live In Marciac
Chucho Valdes

Entre ColegasAndy Gonzalez
Madera Latino: A Latin Jazz Perspective On The Music Of Woody ShawBrian Lynch & Various Artists
Canto AméricaMichael Spiro/Wayne Wallace La Orquesta Sinfonietta
30Trio Da Paz


Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media:

“Miles Ahead”
(Miles Davis & Various Artists)

“Amy” — (Various Artists)
“Straight Outta Compton” — (Various Artists)
“Suicide Squad” (Collector’s Edition) — (Various Artists)
“Vinyl: The Essentials Season 1” — (Various Artists)

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