Saturday, December 29, 2012

2013 Grammy Award Nominees in Jazz Includes Many Massachusetts Artists


In case you missed the announcement, the 55th annual Grammy Award nominees were announced earlier this month.

Here are the Grammy nominations in the jazz category, which include artists with Massachusetts connections like Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny and Esperanza Spalding, all Grammy award winners in years past.

Also, Berklee College of Music alumni and faculty earned 27 Grammy nominations in a variety of categories, including jazz, Latin, pop, hip-hop and rock. 

And a number of alumni and faculty from the New England Conservatory were nominated, led by jazz vocalist Luciana Souza, who was nominated for three separate projects.

And the Boston Symphony Chamber Players group was nominated for best Chamber Music, Small Ensemble perfomance.

For year round information on jazz in Massachusetts, visit MassJazz.com.

For visitor information go to MassVacation.com


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