Monday, February 09, 2004

If anyone's interested, here are the jazz and blues Grammy winners announced last night:

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL SOLO
"Matrix," Chick Corea, soloist
BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM, INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP
"Alegria," Wayne Shorter
BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
"Wide Angles," Michael Brecker Quindectet
BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM
"Live At The Blue Note," Michel Camilo With Charles Flores & Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez
BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
"A Little Moonlight," Dianne Reeves
BEST INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION
"Sacajawea," Wayne Shorter, composer (Wayne Shorter)
BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT
"Timbuktu," Michael Brecker & Gil Goldstein, arrangers (Michael Brecker Quindectet)
BEST ALBUM NOTES
"Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey," Tom Piazza, album notes writer (Various Artists)
BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM
"Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey," Steve Berkowitz, Alex Gibney, Andy McKaie & Jerry Rappaport, compilation producers. Gavin Lurssen & Joseph M. Palmaccio, mastering engineers. (Various Artists)
BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM
"Blues Singer," Buddy Guy
BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM
"Let's Roll," Etta James

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