The nominations for the 2020 Grammy awards to held on the 26th of January were released yesterday. The 62nd edition of the Grammy Awards will once again be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be presented by Alicia Keys. Listed below are the nominations under the genre Jazz. Congratulations to all those nominated.
31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo
For an instrumental jazz solo performance. Two equal performers on one recording may be eligible as one entry. If the soloist listed appears on a recording billed to another artist, the latter’s name is in parenthesis for identification. Singles or Tracks only.
Melissa Aldana, soloist
Randy Brecker, soloist
TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION
Julian Lage, soloist
Branford Marsalis, soloist
Christian McBride, soloist
32. Best Jazz Vocal Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal jazz recordings.
LOVE & LIBERATION
12 LITTLE SPELLS
The Tierney Sutton Band
33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new instrumental jazz recordings.
IN THE KEY OF THE UNIVERSE
THE SECRET BETWEEN THE SHADOW AND THE SOUL
Branford Marsalis Quartet
CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE’S NEW JAWN
COME WHAT MAY
Joshua Redman Quartet
34. Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new ensemble jazz recordings.
Anat Cohen Tentet
DANCER IN NOWHERE
Mike Holober & The Gotham Jazz Orchestra
THE OMNI-AMERICAN BOOK CLUB
Brian Lynch Big Band
ONE DAY WONDER
Terraza Big Band
35. Best Latin Jazz Album
For vocal or instrumental albums containing at least 51% 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.
Chick Corea & The Spanish Heart Band
SORTE!: MUSIC BY JOHN FINBURY
Thalma de Freitas With Vitor Gonçalves, John Patitucci, Chico Pinheiro, Rogerio Boccato & Duduka Da Fonseca
UNA NOCHE CON RUBÉN BLADES
Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis & Rubén Blades
SONERO: THE MUSIC OF ISMAEL RIVERA
For more information and the complete list of nominees across all categories visit the Grammy Award website here.
Last modified: November 22, 2019