Select Jazz, Blues and World Music Artist Nominated for Grammy’s in Other Categories Part 1December 6, 2010
There are a number of Jazz, Blues and World Music artists nominated in non genre specific categories.
2010 Wreckhouse International Jazz & Blues Festival performer Alex Cuba follows up on his Best new artist win at the Latin Grammy’s with a nomination in the Best Latin Pop Album Category. 2010 Has become a real break out year for Alex and we feel very privileged to have seen him first hand this summer.
In the Category of ‘Best Female Pop Vocal Performance’ the multi talented Norah Jones is nominated. Nominated for the song ‘Chasing Pirates’ (see Below) Jones has been fusing her jazz influences into her music for many years.
Canadian Michael Buble is nominated in the ‘Best Male Vocal Performance’ for the song ‘Haven’t Met You Yet’ (watch below).
There are also some legends of rock and Blues nominated. Jeff Beck is nominated in numerous categories including ‘Best Pop Instrumental’, ‘Best Rock Instumental’ and ‘Best Rock Album’. Jeff Beck is also nominated in the cataegory of ‘Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group’ for his colaboration with Joss Stone for the song ‘I put a Spell on You’ a cover of the ‘Screamin’ Jay Hawkins classic (see below).
Former band mate Eric Clapton is also nominated for ‘Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance’ for ‘Run Back to Your Side’ (see a track from the album below).
The Brian Setzer Orchestra are nominated in the ‘Best Pop Instrumental Performance’ for the track ‘Sleepwalk’ from the ‘Don’t Mess With the Big Band Live’ album.