Sara Gazarek

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Christian McBride, Esperanza Spalding and Branford Marsalis are among the jazz and blues artists in the running for the 62nd Grammy Awards. 

The Recording Academy announced its nominations on Wednesday morning. The Grammys will be held on Jan. 26, and broadcast on CBS.

Shervin Lainez

Sara Gazarek is, as every jazz singer ought to be, an original. 

Shervin Lainez

And introducing SPAGA, a new trio led by pianist Aron Magner of The Disco Biscuits.