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The Jazz & Classics Division of Concord Music Group has been honored with four GRAMMY® Awards. Winners were announced by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) at the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards on Sunday, February 12, 2012, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. All nominations were for albums released from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011.

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
500 Miles High
Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Forever (Corea, Clarke & White)
[Concord Records]

Best Jazz Vocal Album
The Mosaic Project
Terri Lyne Carrington & Various Artists
[Concord Jazz]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Forever
Corea, Clarke & White
[Concord Records]

Best Instrumental Arrangement
Rhapsody In Blue
Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band)
Track from: That’s How We Roll
[Telarc International]

Concord Music Group’s legendary family of labels includes Concord Records, Concord Jazz, Fantasy, Stax, Milestone, Riverside, Specialty, Telarc, Peak, Heads Up, Prestige and most recent acquisition, famed American roots label Rounder Records.


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The Jazz & Classics Division of Concord Music Group received nine GRAMMY® nominations, as announced by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) on November 30, 2011. All nominations were for albums released from October 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011. Winners will be announced at the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards on Sunday, February 12, 2011, at 8:00 PM ET/PT from Staples Center in Los Angeles, airing live on the CBS Television Network.

The Concord Jazz & Classics nominations are:

Best Pop Instrumental Album

Hello Tomorrow

Dave Koz

[Concord Records]

 

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

500 Miles High

Chick Corea, soloist

Track from: Forever (Corea, Clarke & White)

[Concord Records]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

‘Round Midnight

Karrin Allyson

[Concord Jazz]

The Mosaic Project

Terri Lyne Carrington & Various Artists

[Concord Jazz]

The Gate

Kurt Elling

[Concord Jazz]

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Forever

Corea, Clarke & White

[Concord Records]

Best Instrumental Composition

Hunting Wabbits 3 (Get Off My Lawn)

Gordon Goodwin, composer (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band)

Track from: That’s How We Roll

[Telarc International]

Best Instrumental Arrangement

Rhapsody In Blue

Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band)

Track from: That’s How We Roll

[Telarc International]

Best Surround Sound Album

An Evening With Dave Grusin

Frank Filipetti & Eric Schilling, surround mix engineers; Frank Filipetti, surround mastering engineer; Phil Ramone, surround producer (Various Artists)

[Heads Up International]

 

Since 1980, Telarc International, a division of Concord Music Group, has won 59 GRAMMY® Awards for performance, production and engineering. Other important awards include the French Grand Prix du Disque and Diapason d’Or; Japan’s Record of the Year; Germany’s Audiophile CD of the Year; and Gramophone Magazine’s 2004 Label of the Year. Although it began as a classical-only label, Telarc now boasts a catalog of more than 1000 recordings, ranging from classical and classical-crossover to jazz, contemporary jazz, Americana, pop and blues.

For over 20 years, Heads Up International, a division of Concord Music Group, has been successfully carving its niche in the world of contemporary instrumental music. Heads Up artists and releases have consistently landed on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz, Traditional Jazz and World Music charts, and have garnered numerous industry awards, including Billboard’s Contemporary Latin Jazz Album of the Year, the AFIM’s Independent Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year, nine GRAMMY® Awards and numerous GRAMMY® nominations. Heads Up was also the winner of JazzWeek’s Radio Programmers Album of the Year Award for two consecutive years, and Gibson Guitar’s Best Female Jazz Guitarist. In addition to the awards and accolades, Heads Up artists have regularly captured the #1 slot in national radio airplay.

 

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