2011 Grammy Winners

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2011 Grammy Winners

Blog Name:Jazz 88.3 Blog

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Posted on:February 13, 2012

We here at San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM have compiled some of the Grammy winners that we've shown lots of air love for. In case you missed them, here are the winners that pertain to us.

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: “Forever” – Corea, Clarke & White [Concord Records]

Ron Dhanifu ~ “It’s hard to beat him because he’s such an instrumentalist.

Best Jazz Vocal Album: “The Mosaic Project” – Terri Lyne Carrington & V.A. [Concord Jazz]

Vince Outlaw ~ “I liked the variety.

Best Blues Album: “Revelator” – Tedeschi Trucks Band [Masterworks]

Best Folk Album: “Barton Hollow” – The Civil Wars [Sensibility Music LLC]

Best World Music Album: “Tassili” – Tinariwen [Anti Records]

Best Tropical Latin Album: “Last Mambo” – Cachao [Eventus/Sony Music Latin]

Best Large Ensemble Jazz Album: “The Good Feeling” – Christian Mcbride Big Band [Mack Avenue Records]

Best New Age Album: “What’s It All About” – Pat Metheny [Nonesuch Records]

Best Gospel Album: “Hello Fear” – Kirk Franklin [Verity Gospel Music Group/Fo Yo Soul Ent.; Publisher: Aunt Gertrude Music]

Best Gospel Song: “Hello Fear,” Kirk Franklin [Verity Gospel Music Group/Fo Yo Soul Ent.; Publisher: Aunt Gertrude Music]

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Tony Bennett & Various Artists [Columbia Records]

Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “500 Miles High” - Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Forever (Corea, Clarke & White) [Concord Records]

Best Regional Roots Album: “Rebirth of New Orleans” – Rebirth Brass Band [Basin Street Records]

Best Instrumental Composition: “Life In Eleven” - Béla Fleck & Howard Levy, composers (Béla Fleck & The Flecktones)
Track from: Rocket Science [eOne Music]

Best Instrumental Arrangement: “Rhapsody In Blue” - Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
Track from: That's How We Roll [Telarc International]

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist: “Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)” - Jorge Calandrelli, arranger (Tony Bennett & Queen Latifah) Track from: Duets II [RPM/Columbia Records]
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