2018 GRAMMYS – Jazz and blues winners

The 60th GRAMMY Awards took place at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28. Here are the jazz- and blues-related winners:

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
Cécile McLorin Salvant – Dreams and Daggers

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Billy Childs – Rebirth

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
Christian McBride Big Band – Bringin’ It

BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM
Pablo Ziegler Trio – Jazz Tango

BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO
John McLaughlin, soloist “Miles Beyond” (from the album Live @ Robbie Scott’s by John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension)

BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Jeff Lorber Fusion – Prototype

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM
Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration

BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION
“Three Revolutions” – composed by Arturo O’Farrill

BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTAL OR A CAPPELLA
“Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra” – arranged by John Williams

BEST ARRANGEMENT, INSTRUMENTS OR VOCAL
“Putin” – arranged by Randy Newman

BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM
The Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome

BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM
Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ – TajMo

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM
Various Artists – Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 (produced by Dae Bennett)

JAZZIZ wishes to congratulate all of the victors and nominees.

Matt Micucci

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