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    Contemporary Jazz Grammy Winners


    As predicted, Herbie Hancock and Michael Brecker were the Grammy contemporary jazz winners. I’m happy to see Terence Blanchard win as well. The Grammy site has the complete list…

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    Grammy Nominees from A Jazz POV


    The nominees for the 50th Grammy Awards was announced yesterday. As always, it’s interesting to see whom the Recording Academy has deemed worthy of music’s highest award. This year,…

  • 2006 Jazz Grammy Nominees


    The nominees for the 49th annual Grammy Awards were announced this morning. It’s the only visible awards show that recognizes all genres of music, including jazz. The selections for…

  • 2005 Grammy Wrap


    Hey, I predicted it! Bill Frisell won for Best Contemporary Jazz Recording. None of the rest of the batch inspired me this year so, for the rest of the…

  • 2005 Grammy Jazz Analysis Part 2


    Nominees in the Best Contemporary Jazz Album (For albums containing 51% or more playing time of INSTRUMENTAL tracks.) Shouldn’t they replace the word “album” with “recording?” Nominees are: Journey…