GRAMMY Nominations – Jazz, Soul and Blues categories

The Recording Academy has announced the nominees for 2018’s event

The 2018 GRAMMY nominations have just been released – including dozens of artists showcased and interviewed on Jazz FM in the last twelve months – our congratulations to those who work tirelessly across the jazz, soul and blues families who have been recognised this year. Below are just SOME of the most relevant highlights from EIGHTY FOUR categories.

The Recording Academy has announced that the 60th GRAMMY Awards will take place at New York City's Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

Best Jazz Vocal Album
• The Journey      The Baylor Project
• A Social Call      Jazzmeia Horn
• Bad Ass And Blind      Raul Midón
• Porter Plays Porter      Randy Porter Trio With Nancy King
• Dreams And Daggers      Cécile McLorin Salvant

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
• Uptown, Downtown      Bill Charlap Trio
• Rebirth      Billy Childs
• Project Freedom      Joey DeFrancesco & The People
• Open Book      Fred Hersch
• The Dreamer Is The Dream      Chris Potter

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
• MONK'estra Vol. 2      John Beasley
• Jigsaw      Alan Ferber Big Band
• Bringin' It      Christian McBride Big Band
• Homecoming      Vince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Cologne
• Whispers On The Wind      Chuck Owen And The Jazz Surge

Best Latin Jazz Album
• Hybrido - From Rio To Wayne Shorter      Antonio Adolfo
• Oddara      Jane Bunnett & Maqueque
• Outra Coisa - The Music Of Moacir Santos      Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves
• Típico      Miguel Zenón
• Jazz Tango      Pablo Ziegler Trio

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
• Can't Remember Why      Sara Caswell, soloist
      Track from: Whispers On The Wind (Chuck Owen And The Jazz Surge)
• Dance Of Shiva      Billy Childs, soloist
      Track from: Rebirth
• Whisper Not      Fred Hersch, soloist
      Track from: Open Book
• Miles Beyond      John McLaughlin, soloist
      Track from: Live @ Ronnie Scott's (John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension)
• Ilimba      Chris Potter, soloist
      Track from: The Dreamer Is The Dream

Best Traditional Blues Album
• Migration Blues      Eric Bibb
• Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio      Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio
• Roll And Tumble      R.L. Boyce
• Sonny & Brownie's Last Train      Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi
• Blue & Lonesome      The Rolling Stones

Best Contemporary Blues Album
• Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm      Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm
• Recorded Live In Lafayette      Sonny Landreth
• TajMo      Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo'
• Got Soul      Robert Randolph & The Family Band
• Live From The Fox Oakland      Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
• Nobody But Me (Deluxe Version)       Michael Bublé
• Triplicate      Bob Dylan
• In Full Swing      Seth MacFarlane
• Wonderland      Sarah McLachlan
• Tony Bennett Celebrates 90      Various Artists

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
• What If      The Jerry Douglas Band
• Spirit      Alex Han (produced by Marcus Miller)
• Mount Royal      Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge
• Prototype      Jeff Lorber Fusion
• Bad Hombre      Antonio Sanchez

Best R&B Performance
• Get You      Daniel Caesar Featuring Kali Uchis
• Distraction      Kehlani
• High      Ledisi
• That's What I Like      Bruno Mars
• The Weekend      SZA

Best Traditional R&B Performance
• Laugh And Move On      The Baylor Project
• Redbone      Childish Gambino
• What I'm Feelin'      Anthony Hamilton Featuring The Hamiltones
• All The Way      Ledisi
• Still      Mali Music

Best R&B Album
• Freudian      Daniel Caesar
• Let Love Rule      Ledisi
• 24K Magic      Bruno Mars
• Gumbo      PJ Morton
• Feel The Real      Musiq Soulchild

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
• Baby Driver      (Various Artists)
• Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2      (Various Artists)
• Hidden Figures: The Album      (Various Artists)
• La La Land      (Various Artists)
• Moana: The Songs      (Various Artists)

Best Song Written For Visual Media
• City Of Stars      Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
      Track from: La La Land
• How Far I'll Go      Lin-Manuel Miranda, songwriter (Auli'i Cravalho)
      Track from: Moana: The Songs
• I Don't Wanna Live Forever     Jack Antonoff, Sam Dew & Taylor Swift
      Track from: Fifty Shades Darker• Never Give Up
• Stand Up For Something      Common & Diane Warren
      Track from: Marshall

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