2024 Grammy Award nominations announced
The nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards have been announced and among the jazz or jazz-related artists to garner multiple nominations was Jonathan Batiste, with four, including in the high profile categories of Album of the Year and Record of the Year. Other nominees in multiple jazz or jazz-related categories included Esperanza Spalding, Fred Hersch, Lakecia Benjamin and Gordon Goodwin. Bobby Sanabria, host of The Latin Jazz Cruise on WBGO, received a nomination for his Vox Humana album in the Best Latin Jazz Album category.
Among the three new categories added for 2024 was the Best Alternative Jazz Album and the nominees in that category comprised an eclectic group of artists: Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily; Louis Cole; Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter & SuperBlue; Cory Henry; and Meshell Ndegeocello.
Noted author Ashley Kahn was nominated for the liner notes to the album, Evenings At The Village Gate: John Coltrane With Eric Dolphy (Live).
The 2024 Grammy Awards Ceremony will take place Sunday, Feb. 4, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
Here is the list of nominations in the jazz and blues related categories:
Best Jazz Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative jazz recordings.
"Movement 18' (Heroes)"
Adam Blackstone Featuring The Baylor Project & Russell Ferranté
"But Not For Me"
Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding
Best Jazz Vocal Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new vocal jazz recordings.
For Ella 2
Patti Austin Featuring Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Alive At The Village Vanguard
Fred Hersch & Esperanza Spalding
Gretchen Parlato & Lionel Loueke
Cécile McLorin Salvant
How Love Begins
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new instrumental jazz recordings.
Legacy: The Instrumental Jawn
The Winds Of Change
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new ensemble jazz recordings.
The Chick Corea Symphony Tribute - Ritmo
ADDA Simfònica, Josep Vicent, Emilio Solla
Dynamic Maximum Tension
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
Basie Swings The Blues
The Count Basie Orchestra Directed By Scotty Barnhart
Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orkest
The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions
Mingus Big Band
Best Latin Jazz Album
For vocal or instrumental albums containing greater than 75% 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.
My Heart Speaks
Ivan Lins With The Tblisi Symphony Orchestra
Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band
Luciana Souza & Trio Corrente
El Arte Del Bolero Vol. 2
Miguel Zenón & Luis Perdomo
Best Alternative Jazz Album
For vocal or instrumental albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new Alternative jazz recordings.
Love In Exile
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily
Quality Over Opinion
SuperBlue: The Iridescent Spree
Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter, SuperBlue
Live At The Piano
The Omnichord Real Book
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new traditional pop recordings.
To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim
Pieces Of Treasure
Rickie Lee Jones
Holidays Around The World
Only The Strong Survive
Sondheim Unplugged (The NYC Sessions), Vol. 3
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new contemporary instrumental recordings.
As We Speak
Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, Featuring Rakesh Chaurasia
House Of Waters
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
An Arranger's Award. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.
"April In Paris"
Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Patti Austin Featuring Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)
"Com Que Voz (Live)"
John Beasley & Maria Mendes, arrangers (Maria Mendes Featuring John Beasley & Metropole Orkest)
Godwin Louis, arranger (Cécile McLorin Salvant)
"In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning"
Erin Bentlage, Jacob Collier, Sara Gazarek, Johnaye Kendrick & Amanda Taylor, arrangers (säje Featuring Jacob Collier)
Kendric McCallister, arranger (Samara Joy)
Best Traditional Blues Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new vocal or instrumental traditional blues recordings.
The Soul Side Of Sipp
Life Don't Miss Nobody
Teardrops For Magic Slim Live At Rosa's Lounge
All My Love For You
Best Contemporary Blues Album
For albums containing greater than 75% playing time of new vocal or instrumental contemporary blues recordings.
Death Wish Blues
Samantha Fish And Jesse Dayton
Live In London
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
You can see the complete list of nominations at grammy.com