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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show


Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Tip O' The Hat to the Grammy Winners....

Feb 15, 2011

Congratulations to Grammy Award winners who might in some way or another be categorized as “jazz” artists. The winners were:

New Artist: Esperanza Spalding (pictured above - and what a great win for her and the jazz universe!)

Contemporary Jazz Album: The Stanley Clarke Band, The Stanley Clarke Band

Jazz Vocal Album: Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee, Dee Dee Bridgewater

Jazz Instrumental Album: Moody 4B, James Moody

Improvised Jazz Solo: "A Change is Gonna Come," Herbie Hancock

Large Ensemble Jazz Album: Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard, Mingus Big Band

Latin Jazz Album: Chucho's Steps, Chucho Valdes and The Afro-Cuban Messengers.

Pop Collaboration With Vocals: "Imagine," Herbie Hancock and Larry Klein, arrangers (Herbie Hancock, Pink, Seal, Jeff Beck, India.Arie, Konono No 1 & Oumou Sangare)

Pop Instrumental Album: Take Your Pick, Larry Carlton and Tak Matsumoto

Pop Instrumental Performance: "Nessun Dorma," Jeff Beck

Rock Instrumental Performance: "Hammerhead," Jeff Beck

Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Crazy Love, Michael Buble