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Single-reed Grammy nominees

Single-reed Grammy nominees

This article was posted on 29 Dec 2020.

The nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards have been announced, recognising the best new recordings, compositions and artistic achievement from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020.

Across 83 award categories the following single-reed artists have been nominated (who all happen to be saxophonists this year):

Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance:

Contemporary Voices – Pacifica Quartet; Otis Murphy, alto saxophone. Disc features Quintet for Alto Saxophone & String Quartet in A Minor by Ellen Taafe Zwilich.

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Best Jazz Instrumental Album:

RoundAgain – Joshua Redman Quartet

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Best Improvised Jazz Solo:

Moe Honk – Joshua Redman, saxophone. Track from ‘RoundAgain’ (Joshua Redman Quartet)

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Best Instrumental Composition:

Strata – Remy Le Boeuf, composer. Track from ‘Remy Le Boeuf's Assembly of Shadows’, featuring Remy Le Bouef on saxophones.

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Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella:

Honeymooners (reimagining of Ornette Coleman’s composition of the same name) – Remy Le Boeuf, arranger. Track from ‘Remy Le Boeuf's Assembly of Shadows’ featuring Remy Le Bouef on saxophones.

More info | listen on Spotify

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