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The 2007 Grammy Awards and all that jazz....

Grammy AwardA few days ago, the announcements were made for the 2007 Grammy Awards. Here are the jazz categories with the artists, nominated albums and tracks, and labels (Field 10, Categories 45 through 50 if you're keeping score). I've provided you with links so you can follow your muse to find out more or buy some of the music if you like.

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

  • Levees Terence Blanchard, Track from: A Tale Of God's Will (A Requiem For Katrina) [Blue Note]
  • Anagram Michael Brecker, Track from: Pilgrimage [Heads Up International]
  • Both Sides Now Herbie Hancock, Track from: River: The Joni Letters [Verve]
  • Lullaby Kids: Live At Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (Joe Lovano and Hank Jones) [Blue Note]
  • 1000 Kilometers 1000 Kilometers (Oregon) [CamJazz]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Best Latin Jazz Album

Let us know what you think about the nominees and/or their albums in the comments to this post. Start a conversation with the others who comment. Maria Schneider (up for 2) is an Eastman grad. Who else?

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Hello! I think, that best album of Brian Bromberg is "You Know That Feeling".. thanks.

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