From young jazz innovators to established greats. Here are the nominees from the 2024 GRAMMYs, including for the debuting Best Alternative Jazz Album category. The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 4, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California.
Best Jazz Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative jazz recordings.
“Movement 18′ (Heroes)”
Adam Blackstone Featuring The Baylor Project & Russell Ferranté
“But Not For Me”
Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding
Best Jazz Vocal Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new vocal jazz recordings.
For Ella 2 (One River)
Patti Austin Featuring Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band
Alive At The Village Vanguard (Palmetto)
Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding
Lean In (Edition)
Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke
Cécile McLorin Salvant
How Love Begins (Outside In)
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new instrumental jazz recordings.
The Source (PIAS)
Legacy: The Instrumental Jawn (Empire)
The Winds Of Change (Mack Avenue)
Dream Box (Modern)
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new ensemble jazz recordings.
The Chick Corea Symphony Tribute – Ritmo (Warner)
ADDA Simfònica, Josep Vicent, Emilio Solla
Dynamic Maximum Tension (Nonesuch/Warner)
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Basie Swings The Blues (Candid)
The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart
Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orkest
The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions (Jazz Workshop)
Mingus Big Band
Best Latin Jazz Album
For vocal or instrumental albums containing greater than 75% playing time of newly recorded material. The intent of this category is to recognize recordings that represent the blending of jazz with Latin, Iberian-American, Brazilian, and Argentinian tango music.
My Heart Speaks (Resonance)
Ivan Lins With The Tblisi Symphony Orchestra
Vox Humana (Jazz Heads)
Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band
Luciana Souza & Trio Corrente
El Arte Del Bolero Vol. 2 (Miel)
Miguel Zenón & Luis Perdomo
Best Alternative Jazz Album
For vocal or instrumental albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new Alternative jazz recordings.
Love In Exile (Verve)
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily
Quality Over Opinion (Brainfeeder)
SuperBlue: The Iridescent Spree (Edition)
Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter, SuperBlue
Live At The Piano (Henry House/Culture Collective)
The Omnichord Real Book (Blue Note)
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new traditional pop recordings.
To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim (Working Girl)
Pieces Of Treasure (BMG)
Rickie Lee Jones
Holidays Around The World (RCA)
Only The Strong Survive (Columbia)
Sondheim Unplugged (The NYC Sessions), Vol. 3 (Yellow Sound)
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new contemporary instrumental recordings.
As We Speak (Béla Fleck)
Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, Featuring Rakesh Chaurasia
On Becoming (GroundUP)
House Of Waters
Jazz Hands (evosound)
The Layers (Blue Note)
All One (Edition)
To check out the full list of the 2024 GRAMMY nominees, CLICK HERE.
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