Monthly Archives: February 2012

National Jazz Museum in Chicago

Chicago Tribune writer Howard Reich looks at talks going on to bring a National Jazz Museum to the city of Chicago. It’d be nice if they could brought back  jazz in the evenings there as well.

Read the article here

The 2012 Grammy Award Winners For Jazz

Here are the Grammy Award Winners from the ceremonies held in Los Angeles, CA on February 12, 2012.

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Chick Corea – “Five Hundred Miles High” from Forever

Best Jazz Vocal album
Terri Lyne Carrington – The Mosaic Project

Best Jazz Vocal album
Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke & Lenny White – Corea, Clarke & White – Forever

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Christian McBride Big Band – The Good Feeling

Best Instrumental Arrangement
Gordon Goodwin – Rhapsody in Blue

Best Regional Roots Music Album
Rebirth Brass Band- Rebirth Of New Orleans