The Jazz Side Of The Grammys

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Although not aired on the prime time nationwide broadcast on CBS, several jazz awards were presented at the 44th annual Grammy Awards on Wednesday nights. Among these awards were:

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: M2 by Marcus Miller (Telarc)

Best Jazz Vocal Album: The Calling by Dianne Reeves (Blue Note)

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo: “Chan’s Song,” Michael Brecker, soloist; track from Nearness Of You—The Ballad Book (Verve)

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: This Is What I Do, Sonny Rollins (Milestone)

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Homage To Count Basie, Bob Mintzer Big Band (Digital Music Products)

Best Latin Jazz Album: Nocturne, by Charlie Haden (Verve)

In addition, other awards of note came from Best Spoken Word album, which went to Q: The Autobiography Of Quincy Jones (Simon and Schuster Audio); Best Historical Album, which went to Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday On Columbia 1933-1944 (Columbia/Legacy Recordings); and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, which went to Diana Krall’s The Look Of Love (Verve), which was engineered by Al Schmitt.



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