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2010 JUNO Nominations

March 4, 2010

Performer from the 2009 Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival, Carlos Del Junco

The JUNO nominations have been announced and a familiar face is amongst the nominees. Last years festival performer and workshop provider Carlos Del Junco is nominated for Blues Album of the year for Steady Movin’. Carlos was a big hit with us and we wish him all the best with his award nomination.

Below is a full list of pertinent JUNO categories.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Diana Krall
Jann Arden
Johnny Reid
K’NaanMichael
Bublé

VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

I Like Men
Carol Welsman

Quiet Nights
Diana Krall

Haven’t We Met
Emilie-Claire Barlow

Lovelight
Michael Kaeshammer

Ranee Lee Lives Upstairs
Ranee Lee

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Happiness Project
Charles Spearin

Infernal Machines
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society

Motion
Hilario Duran

Silverbirch
John Roney

Songbook Vol. 1
Kirk MacDonald Quartet

TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Regeneration
Al Henderson Septet

Bluesy Lunedi
Alain Bédard

Strands II
Darren Sigesmund

Pleased To Meet You
Oliver Jones and Hank Jones

It’s About Time
Terry Clarke

BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Steady Movin’
Carlos del Junco

From The Water
Colin Linden

I Need A Hat
Downchild

The Corktown Sessions
Jack de Keyzer

Low Fidelity
Treasa Levasseur

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
(SPONSORED BY CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS)

Alex Cuba
Alex Cuba

Comfortably Mine
Domenic Mancuso

Slide to Freedom 2: Make a Better World
Doug Cox & Salil Bhatt

Sunplace
Jaffa Road

La danse de l’exilé
Karim Saada

In the coming days we will be posting more about the nominated artists with information and samples of their music.

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Winner and Nominees from Jazz, Blues and World Music Grammy Categories.

February 2, 2010

Best Contemporary Jazz Album

75

Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate

[Heads Up International]

Nominees:

  • Urbanus by Stefon Harris & Blackout [Concord Jazz]
  • Sounding Point by Julian Lage [Emarcy/Decca]
  • At World’s Edge by Philippe Saisse [E1 Music]
  • Big Neighborhood by Mike Stern [Heads Up International]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings The Music Of Coltrane And Hartman

Kurt Elling

[Concord Jazz]

Nominees:

  • No Regrets by Randy Crawford (& Joe Sample) [PRA Records]
  • So In Love by Roberta Gambarini [Groovin’ High/Emarcy]
  • Tide by Luciana Souza [Verve]
  • Desire by Tierney Sutton (Band) [Telarc Jazz]

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Dancin’ 4 Chicken

Terence Blanchard, soloist

Track from: Watts (Jeff “Tain” Watts)

[Dark Key Music]

Nominees:

  • All Of You by Gerald Clayton, soloist, Track from: Two-Shade [ArtistShare]
  • Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey by Roy Hargrove, soloist, Track from: Emergence [Groovin’ High/Emarcy]
  • On Green Dolphin Street by Martial Solal, soloist, Track from: Live At The Village Vanguard [CamJazz]
  • Villa Palmeras by Miguel Zenón, soloist, Track from: Esta Plena [Marsalis Music]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual Or Group

Five Peace Band – Live

Chick Corea & John McLaughlin Five Peace Band

[Concord Records]

Nominees:

  • Quartet Live by Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow & Antonio Sanchez [Concord Jazz]
  • Brother To Brother by Clayton Brothers [ArtistShare]
  • Remembrance by John Patitucci Trio [Concord Jazz]
  • The Bright Mississippi by Allen Toussaint [Nonesuch]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Book One

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

[World Village]

Nominees:

  • Legendary by Bob Florence Limited Edition [MAMA Records]
  • Eternal Interlude by John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble [Sunnyside]
  • Fun Time by Sammy Nestico And The SWR Big Band [Hänssler Classic]
  • Lab 2009 by University Of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band [North Texas Jazz]

Best Latin Jazz Album

Juntos Para Siempre

Bebo Valdés And Chucho Valdés

[Sony Music/Calle 54]

Nominees:

  • Things I Wanted To Do by Chembo Corniel [Chemboro Records]
  • Áurea by Geoffrey Keezer [ArtistShare]
  • Brazilliance X 4 by Claudio Roditi [Resonance Records]
  • Esta Plena by Miguel Zenón [Marsalis Music]

Best Traditional Blues Album

A Stranger Here

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

[ANTI]

Nominees:

  • Blue Again by The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band Featuring Rick Vito [429 Records]
  • Rough & Tough by John Hammond [Chesky Records]
  • Stomp! The Blues Tonight by Duke Robillard [Stony Plain Records]
  • Chicago Blues: A Living History by Billy Boy Arnold, Lurrie Bell, Billy Branch & John Primer, Larry Skoller, producer [Raisin’ Music]

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Already Free

The Derek Trucks Band

[Victor Records]

Nominees:

  • is Time by The Robert Cray Band [Nozzle Records/Vanguard]
  • The Truth According To Ruthie Foster by Ruthie Foster [Blue Corn Music]
  • Live: Hope At The Hideout by Mavis Staples [ANTI]
  • Back To The River by Susan Tedeschi [Verve Forecast]

Best Traditional World Music Album

Douga Mansa

Mamadou Diabate

[World Village]

Nominees:

  • Ancient Sounds by Rahim Alhaj And Amjad Ali Khan [UR Music]
  • Double Play by Liz Carroll & John Doyle [Compass Records]
  • La Guerra No by John Santos Y El Coro Folklórico Kindembo [Machete Records]
  • Drum Music Land by Ten Drum Art Percussion Group [Wind Music]

Best Contemporary World Music Album

Throw Down Your Heart: Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Vol. 3 – Africa Sessions

Béla Fleck

[Rounder]

Nominees:

  • Welcome To Mali by Amadou & Mariam [Nonesuch]
  • Day By Day by Femi Kuti [Mercer Street Records]
  • Seya by Oumou Sangare [Nonesuch]
  • Across The Divide: A Tale Of Rhythm & Ancestry by Omar Sosa [Half Note Records]
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