In case you were wondering, and couldn’t find them, here is a list of the 2010 Grammy winners in the jazz category. This list doesn’t normally get on the mainstream news. Rap artists get front page news, but most watchers of the Grammys have no idea who these jazz artists are. Check out this list, and purchase their CDs. Someone has to support the cause.
Grammy Winners – 2010 Jazz Category
Contemporary Jazz Album: 75, Joe Zawinul & the Zawinul Syndicate
Jazz Vocal Album: Dedicated to You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane and Hartman, Kurt Elling
Improvised Jazz Solo: “Dancin’ 4 Chicken,” Terence Blanchard, soloist
Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group: Five Piece Band—Live, Chick Corea and John McLaughlin Five Peace Band
Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Book One, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
Latin Jazz Album: Juntos Para Siempre, Bebo Valdés and Chucho Valdés