Watching The Presentation of the 56th Grammy Jazz Awards

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Watching The Presentation of the 56th Grammy Jazz Awards

Blog Name:The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw

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Posted on:January 25, 2014

I'll be watching the 56th Grammy Award Pre-Telecast at between 1 and 3:30 PM PT when the Jazz Awards (including Latin Jazz) are all presented and to help get in the mood and follow along, here's some monitoring tools to follow all the action...
  • Watch the telecast on your computer at Grammy Live. UPDATE: The 56th Grammy Pre-Telecast, including Jazz and most other awards is online NOW!
    • 1:29:00 (you can forward to there): Watch Maria Schneider's acceptance speech for "Winter Morning Walks" and impassioned plea to protect musicians rights to their music. AWESOME!
    • 1:36:00: The Jazz genre awards are handed out! Congrats to all!!
After the split, the full list of Jazz 88-related Winners, links to Twitter, and all the Grammy music categories that Jazz 88 features music from!
  • Using the HuffPost List of Grammy Winners (so many lists leave off classical and other genres...shame on them), here's all the Jazz 88-related winners (see the list below of music Jazz 88 plays)...
    • 31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo: "Orbits," Wayne Shorter, soloist

      32. Best Jazz Vocal Album: "Liquid Spirit," Gregory Porter

      33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album: "Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue," Terri Lyne Carrington

      34. Best Large Jazz Ensemble: "Night In Calisia," Randy Brecker, Włodek Pawlik Trio & Kalisz Philharmonic

      35. Best Latin Jazz Album: "Song For Maura," Paquito D'Rivera And Trio Corrente

      37. Best Gospel Song: "If He Did It Before... Same God [Live]," Tye Tribbett, songwriter (Tye Tribbett)

      39. Best Gospel Album: "Greater Than [Live]," Tye Tribbett

      44. Best Tropical Latin Album: "Pacific Mambo Orchestra," Pacific Mambo Orchestra

      48. Best Blues Album: "Get Up!" Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite

      50. Best Regional Roots Music Album: "Dockside Sessions," Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience

      52. Best World Music Album: (TIE) "Savor Flamenco," Gipsy Kings / "Live: Singing For Peace Around The World," Ladysmith Black Mambazo

      60. Best Instrumental Composition: "Pensamientos For Solo Alto Saxophone And Chamber Orchestra," Clare Fischer, composer (The Clare Fischer Orchestra)

      61. Best Instrumental Arrangement: "On Green Dolphin Street," Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)

      62. Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s): "Swing Low," Gil Goldstein, arranger (Bobby McFerrin & Esperanza Spalding)

      65. Best Album Notes: "Afro Blue Impressions (Remastered & Expanded)," Neil Tesser, album notes writer (John Coltrane)

      70. Best Surround Sound Album: "Live Kisses," Al Schmitt, surround mix engineer; Tommy LiPuma, surround producer (Paul McCartney)

      71. Best Engineered Album, Classical: "Winter Morning Walks," David Frost, Brian Losch & Tim Martyn, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Dawn Upshaw, Maria Schneider, Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)

      72. Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost

      78. Best Classical Vocal Solo: "Winter Morning Walks," Dawn Upshaw (Maria Schneider; Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough & Scott Robinson; Australian Chamber Orchestra & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)

      80. Best Contemporary Classical Composition: "Schneider, Maria: Winter Morning Walks," Maria Schneider, composer (Dawn Upshaw, Jay Anderson, Frank Kimbrough, Scott Robinson & Australian Chamber Orchestra)

      82. Best Music Film: "Live Kisses," Paul McCartney

  • Twitter is where it's at, so here's my TNJT 56th Grammy Jazz Twitter List, with both artists and their labels. You are bound to see a few Hurrays and maybe a few "Maybe Next Year"'s during the telcast..
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