[JPL] NARAS Slashes Grammy Categories From 109 to 78 / Jazz Loses 2 Awards - Best Latin & Best Contemporary Jazz Albums

mfa - jazz radio promotion, publicity & consulting MitchellFeldmanAssociates at Comcast.net
Wed Apr 6 15:46:52 EDT 2011

Greetings Group...

NARAS has just announced they have slashed the number of categories getting awards next year from 109 to 78 and Jazz lost 2 categories = "Best Contemporary Jazz Album" and "Best Latin Jazz Album."

Below is a comparison of the Old versus the New I found at the NARAS website.

Best Contemporary Jazz Album	
Best Jazz Vocal Album			
Best Improvised Jazz Solo		
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual Or Group	
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album	 
Best Latin Jazz Album	 

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Best Jazz Vocal Album
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Here's a link to the page comparing the entire field for the 53rd versus the 54th annual awards.


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