GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Instrumental Arrangement

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Best Instrumental Arrangement

 

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner

Stars And Stripes Forever

John Daversa, arranger (John Daversa Big Band Featuring DACA Artists)

nominees

Batman Theme (TV)

Change The World

Madrid Finale

The Shape Of Water

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
John Williams

Escapades For Alto Saxophone And Orchestra From Catch Me If You Can

John Williams, arranger (John Williams)

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner

You And I

Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Pentatonix

Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy

Ben Bram & Pentatonix (Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying, Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado & Kevin Olusola), arrangers (Pentatonix)

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Pentatonix

Daft Punk

Ben Bram & Pentatonix (Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying, Avi Kaplan, Kirstin Maldonado & Kevin Olusola), arrangers (Pentatonix)

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner

On Green Dolphin Street

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

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner

How About You

Gil Evans, arranger (Gil Evans Project)

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner

Rhapsody In Blue

Gordon L. Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band)

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner

Carlos

Vincent Mendoza, arranger (John Scofield, Vince Mendoza & Metropole Orkest)

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner

West Side Story Medley

Bill Cunliffe, arranger (Resonance Big Band)

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Peter Gabriel

Define Dancing

Peter Gabriel & Thomas Newman, arrangers (Thomas Newman)

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner

In A Silent Way

Vince Mendoza, arranger (Joe Zawinul)

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
Chick Corea

Three Ghouls

Chick Corea, arranger (Chick Corea)

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner

The Incredits

Gordon L. Goodwin, arranger (Various Artists)

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner

Past Present & Future

Slide Hampton, arranger (The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra)

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner

Timbuktu

Michael Brecker & Gil Goldstein, arrangers (Michael Brecker Quindectet)

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner

Six Feet Under Title Theme

Thomas Newman, arranger (Thomas Newman)

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Béla Fleck

Claude Debussy "Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum" From Children's Corner

Béla Fleck & Edgar Meyer, arrangers (Béla Fleck, Joshua Bell & Gary Hoffmann)

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Chick Corea

Spain For Sextet & Orchestra

Chick Corea, arranger (Chick Corea)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Chelsea Bridge

Don Sebesky, arranger (Don Sebesky)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner

Waltz For Debby

Don Sebesky, arranger (Don Sebesky)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner

Straight, No Chaser

Bill Holman, arranger (The Bill Holman Band)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner

An American Symphony (Mr. Holland's Opus)

Michael Kamen, arranger (Michael Kamen)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner

Lament

Robert Farnon, arranger (J.J. Johnson & The Robert Farnon Orchestra)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Three Cowboy Songs

Dave Grusin, arranger (Dave Grusin)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner

Mood Indigo

Dave Grusin, arranger (Dave Grusin)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Strike Up The Band

Rob McConnell, arranger (Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Medley: Bess You Is My Woman/I Loves You Porgy

Dave Grusin, arranger (Dave Grusin)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Suite From The Milagro Beanfield War

Dave Grusin, arranger (Dave Grusin)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Memos From Paradise

Roger Kellaway, arranger (Eddie Daniels)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Take The "A" Train

Bill Holman, arranger (The Tonight Show Band With Doc Severinsen)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

Suite Memories

Pat Williams, arranger (Bill Watrous & Patrick Williams)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner

Early A.M. Attitude

Dave Grusin & Lee Ritenour, arrangers (Dave Grusin & Lee Ritenour)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner
Quincy Jones

Grace (Gymnastics Theme)

Quincy Jones & Jeremy Lubbock, arrangers (Quincy Jones)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner

Summer Sketches '82

Dave Grusin, arranger (Dave Grusin)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner
John Williams

Flying

John Williams, arranger (John Williams)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
Quincy Jones

Velas

Quincy Jones & Johnny Mandel, arrangers (Quincy Jones)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
Quincy Jones

Dinorah, Dinorah

Jerry Hey & Quincy Jones, arrangers (George Benson)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner

Soulful Strut

Claus Ogerman, arranger (George Benson)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
Quincy Jones

The Wiz Main Title - Overture Part One

Robert (Bob) Freedman & Quincy Jones, arrangers (Various Artists)

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner

Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless)

Harry Betts, Perry Botkin Jr. & Barry De Vorzon, arrangers (Barry De Vorzon)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner
Chick Corea

Leprechaun's Dream

Chick Corea, arranger (Chick Corea)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

The Rockford Files

Pete Clarence Carpenter & Mike Post, arrangers (Mike Post)

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

Threshold

Pat Williams, arranger (Pat Williams)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
Quincy Jones

Summer In The City

Quincy Jones, arranger (Quincy Jones)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Theme From The French Connection

Don Ellis, arranger (Don Ellis Big Band)

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner

Theme From Shaft

Johnny Allen & Isaac Hayes, arrangers (Isaac Hayes)

13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970)
 
winner
Henry Mancini

Theme From "Z"

Henry Mancini, arranger (Henry Mancini)

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner
Henry Mancini

Love Theme From Romeo And Juliet

Henry Mancini, arranger (Henry Mancini)

11th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1968)
 
winner

Classical Gas

Mike Post, arranger (Mason Williams)

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner

Alfie

Burt Bacharach, arranger (Burt Bacharach)

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner
Herb Alpert

What Now My Love

Herb Alpert, arranger (Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass)

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner
Herb Alpert

A Taste Of Honey

Herb Alpert, arranger (Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass)

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner
Henry Mancini

The Pink Panther

Henry Mancini, arranger (Henry Mancini)

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner
Quincy Jones

I Can't Stop Loving You

Quincy Jones, arranger (Count Basie)

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner
Henry Mancini

Baby Elephant Walk

Henry Mancini, arranger (Henry Mancini)