The 58th Grammy winners – jazz and some others

Lots of good music had gongs awarded last night. Here are the relevant winners with links to thejazzbreakfast reviews of them where appropriate:

live at the village vantuardBest Improvised Jazz Solo
Cherokee – Christian McBride, soloist, from Live At The Village Vanguard by the Christian McBride Trio (Mack Avenue Records) – review here.

Best Jazz Vocal Album
For One To Love by Cécile McLorin Salvant (Mack Avenue Records) – review here.

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Past Present by John Scofield (Impulse!) – review here.

thompson fieldsBest Large Jazz Ensemble Album
The Thompson Fields by the Maria Schneider Orchestra (ArtistShare) – review here.

Best Latin Jazz Album
Made In Brazil by Eliane Elias (Concord Jazz) – review here.

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Sylva by Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest (Impulse!) – review here.

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern by Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap (RPM/Columbia Records).

birdmanBest Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Birdman, Antonio Sanchez, composer (Milan Records).

Best Instrumental Composition
The Afro Latin Jazz Suite, Arturo O’Farrill, composer, from Cuba: The Conversation Continues (Motema Music).

Best Arrangement, Instruments And Vocals
Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime), Maria Schneider, arranger (David Bowie) from Nothing Has Changed (Legacy/Columbia).



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