CONCORD JAZZ SCORES FOUR GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

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Chick Corea’s Acoustic Band Live nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “Humpty Dumpty (Set 2)”,

Plays nominated Best Classical Compendium

 

Esperanza Spalding’s Songwrights Apothecary Lab

nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album

For Immediate Release – The Recording Academy has announced nominees for the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards, the preeminent honor for excellence in music and the only peer-selected music accolade. Legendary Concord Jazz recording artist Chick Corea posthumously earned three nominations: one in the category of Best Classical Compendium for Plays, released on September 11, 2020 and two for Acoustic Band LIVE, released on September 24, 2021, in the categories of Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “Humpty Dumpty (Set 2).”

Esperanza Spalding’s Songwrights Apothecary Lab, released September 24, 2021, scored a nomination in the category of Best Jazz Vocal Album.

GRAMMY winners will be announced on Monday, January 31, 2022, on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on demand on Paramount+ from 8–11:30 pm ET / 5–8:30 pm PT. Prior to the telecast, the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theater at 12:30 pm PT/3:30 pm ET and will be streamed live on GRAMMY.com. For a complete list of nominees and more information, please visit:

https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/2022-grammys-complete-winners-nominees-nominations-list

Below is a list of GRAMMY nominations for Concord Jazz:

 

BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO

“Humpty Dumpty (Set 2)” from Akoustic Band LIVE (Chick Corea, John Patitucci & Dave Weckl)

Chick Corea

 

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

Songwrights Apothecary Lab

Esperanza Spalding

 

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

Akoustic Band LIVE

Chick Corea, John Patitucci & Dave Weckl

 

BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM

Plays

Chick Corea & Bernie Kirsh, producers

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