GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Jazz Vocal Album

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Best Jazz Vocal Album

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
Kurt Elling, Danilo Perez, Chris Allen

Secrets Are The Best Stories

Kurt Elling & Danilo Pérez, producers; Chris Allen, engineer/mixer

nominees

Thana Alexa
Carmen Lundy

Modern Ancestors

GRAMMYs
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John Beasley

Holy Room: Live At Alte Oper

Kenny Washington

What's The Hurry

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
Esperanza Spalding

12 Little Spells

Esperanza Spalding, producer; Fernando Lodeiro, engineer/mixer

nominees

Jazzmeia Horn

Love & Liberation

Catherine Russell

Alone Together

Tierney Sutton

Screenplay

Sara Gazarek

Thirsty Ghost

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
Cécile McLorin Salvant, Sullivan Fortner

Sullivan Fortner, Al Pryor & Cécile McLorin Salvant, producers; Todd Whitelock, engineer/mixer

nominees

My Mood Is You

Kurt Elling

The Questions

Keith Ganz

The Subject Tonight Is Love

Raul Midón
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Metropole Orkest
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Vincent Mendoza

If You Really Want

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
Cécile McLorin Salvant

Dreams And Daggers

Al Pryor & Cécile McLorin Salvant, producers; Todd Whitelock & Damon Whittemore, engineers/mixers

nominees

The Baylor Project

The Journey

Jazzmeia Horn

A Social Call

Raul Midón

Bad Ass And Blind

Porter Plays Porter

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
Gregory Porter

Take Me To The Alley

Kamau Kenyatta & Gregory Porter, producers; Jay Newland & Charlie Paakkari, engineers/mixers

nominees

René Marie

Sound Of Red

Kurt Elling

Upward Spiral

Catherine Russell

Harlem On My Mind

The Sting Variations

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Cécile McLorin Salvant

For One To Love

Al Pryor, producer

nominees

Karrin Allyson

Many A New Day: Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein

Denise Donatelli

Find A Heart

Flirting With Disaster

Jamison Ross

Jamison

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Dianne Reeves, Terri Lyne Carrington, Jeremy Loucas

Beautiful Life

Terri Lyne Carrington, producer; Jeremy Loucas, engineer/mixer

nominees

Tierney Sutton

Paris Sessions

Various Artists

Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro

(Billy Childs &) Various Artists

René Marie

I Wanna Be Evil: With Love To Eartha Kitt

Gretchen Parlato

Live In NYC

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
Gregory Porter, Brian Bacchus

Liquid Spirit

Brian Bacchus, producer; Jay Newland, engineer/mixer

nominees

Andy Bey

The World According To Andy Bey

Attachments

Cécile McLorin Salvant
Tierney Sutton

After Blue

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Esperanza Spalding

Radio Music Society

Esperanza Spalding, producer; Joe Ferla & Fernando Lodeiro, engineers/mixers

nominees

Denise Donatelli

Soul Shadows

Kurt Elling

1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project

Al Jarreau

Live

Al Jarreau (And The Metropole Orkest)

Luciana Souza

The Book Of Chet

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Terri Lyne Carrington

The Mosaic Project

Terri Lyne Carrington & Various Artists

Terri Lyne Carrington, producer; Mike Marciano & Martin Walters, engineers/mixers

nominees

Karrin Allyson

'Round Midnight

Kurt Elling

The Gate

Tierney Sutton

American Road

The Music Of Randy Newman

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Al Schmitt

Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love From Dee Dee

Dee Dee Bridgewater, producer; Al Schmitt, engineer/mixer

nominees

Gregory Porter

Freddy Cole Sings Mr. B

Denise Donatelli

When Lights Are Low

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Kurt Elling, Dave O'Donnell

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

Kurt Elling & Laurence Hobgood, producers; Rob Macomber & Dave O'Donnell, engineers/mixers

nominees

Randy Crawford

No Regrets

Randy Crawford (& Joe Sample)

Roberta Gambarini

So In Love

Luciana Souza
Tierney Sutton

Desire

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson, producer

nominees

Karrin Allyson

Imagina: Songs Of Brasil

Stacey Kent

Breakfast On The Morning Tram

If Less Is More...Nothing Is Everything

Distances

Norma Winstone (Glauco Venier & Klaus Gesing)

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Patti Austin, Michael Abene

Avant Gershwin

Michael Abene, Patti Austin & Lucas Schmid, producers

nominees

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Red Earth - A Malian Journey

Music Maestro Please

Kurt Elling

Nightmoves

Tierney Sutton

On The Other Side

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
GRAMMYs

Turned To Blue

Jay Ashby & Martin J. Ashby, producers; Jay Dudt, engineer/mixer

nominees

Karrin Allyson

Footprints

Roberta Gambarini

Easy To Love

Live At Jazz Standard With Fred Hersch

Diana Krall

From This Moment On

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Dianne Reeves

Good Night, And Good Luck.

Allen J. Sviridoff, producer; Leslie Ann Jones & Charles Paakkari, engineers/mixers

nominees

Dee Dee Bridgewater

J'ai Deux Amours

Nnenna Freelon

Blueprint Of A Lady - Sketches Of Billie Holiday

Luciana Souza

Duos II

Tierney Sutton

I'm With The Band

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
GRAMMYs

R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)

Jay Ashby & Martin J. Ashby, producers; Jay Ashby & Jay Dudt, engineers/mixers

nominees

Andy Bey

American Song

Jamie Cullum

Twentysomething

Al Jarreau

Accentuate The Positive

Queen Latifah

The Dana Owens Album

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Dianne Reeves

A Little Moonlight

Arif Mardin, producer

nominees

Kurt Elling

Man In The Air

GRAMMYs

May The Music Never End

Aaron Neville

Nature Boy - The Standards Album

Luciana Souza

North And South

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Diana Krall, Al Schmitt

Live In Paris

Tommy LiPuma, producer; Al Schmitt, engineer/mixer

nominees

Luciana Souza

Brazilian Duos

Patti Austin

For Ella

Natalie Cole

Ask A Woman Who Knows

Etta Jones Sings Lady Day

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Dianne Reeves, George Duke

The Calling

George M. Duke, producer

nominees

Mose Allison

The Mose Chronicles - Live In London, Volume 1

Karrin Allyson

Ballads - Remembering John Coltrane

Kurt Elling

Flirting With Twilight

GRAMMYs

You're My Thrill

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Dianne Reeves, George Duke

In The Moment - Live In Concert

George Duke, producer; Erik Zobler, engineer/mixer

nominees

Merry Go Round (Album)

Nnenna Freelon

Soulcall (Album)

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Live At Yoshi's (Album)

Kurt Elling

Live in Chicago (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Diana Krall

When I Look In Your Eyes

nominees

Dianne Reeves

Bridges (Album)

Etta James

Heart Of A Woman (Album)

Carla Cook

It's All About Love (Album)

Cassandra Wilson

Traveling Miles (Album)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
GRAMMYs

I Remember Miles

nominees

My Buddy - Etta Jones Sings The Songs Of Buddy Johnson (Album)

Dianne Reeves

That Day... (Album)

Kurt Elling

This Time It's Love (Album)

Nnenna Freelon

Maiden Voyage (Album)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Dee Dee Bridgewater

nominees

Diana Krall

Love Scenes (Album)

GRAMMYs

Loving You (Album)

Song For The Geese (Album)

Kurt Elling

The Messenger (Album)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
Cassandra Wilson

New Moon Daughter

nominees

Ernestine Anderson

Blues, Dues And Love News (Album)

Nnenna Freelon

Shaking Free (Album)

GRAMMYs

The Main Ingredient (Album)

Diana Krall

All For You (Album)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
GRAMMYs

An Evening With Lena Horne

nominees

Abbey Lincoln

A Turtle's Dream (Album)

Kurt Elling

Close Your Eyes (Album)

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Love And Peace: A Tribute To Horace Silver (Album)

Dianne Reeves

Quiet After The Storm (Album)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Etta James

Mystery Lady - Songs Of Billie Holiday

nominees

GRAMMYs

I Love You, Paris (Album)

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Keeping Tradition (Album)

GRAMMYs

We'll Be Together Again (Album)

Cassandra Wilson

Blue Light 'Til Dawn (Single)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Natalie Cole

Take A Look

nominees

GRAMMYs

Light Out Of Darkness (Album)

Ernestine Anderson

Now And Then (Album)

Bobby Short

Swing That Music

Bobby Short (With Alden Barrett Quintet)

Bobby McFerrin

The Pink Panther Theme (Track)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Bobby McFerrin

'Round Midnight

nominees

Jimmy Scott

All The Way (Album)

GRAMMYs

Here's To Life (Album)

Take 6

I'm Always Chasing Rainbows (Track)

Abbey Lincoln

You Gotta Pay The Band (Album)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
Take 6

He Is Christmas

nominees

Mel Tormé

Ellington Medley

Natalie Cole

Long 'Bout Midnight (Track)

Manhattan Transfer

The Offbeat Of Avenues

GRAMMYs

You Won't Forget Me (Album)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner
Joe Williams

Nothin' But The Blues

nominees

Mel Tormé

An Evening At Charlie's

Harlem Butterfly (Album)

Ridin' High (Album)

Carmen McRae

You're Lookin' At Me (Album)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Ella Fitzgerald

Fine And Mellow

nominees

Eddie Jefferson

The Live-Liest (Album)

Sarah Vaughan

I Love Brazil (Album)

Joe Williams

Prez And Joe (Album)

Helen Humes

Sneakin' Around (Album)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
Al Jarreau

All Fly Home

nominees

Gentle Rain (Album)

Sarah Vaughan

How Long Has This Been Going On (Album)

Eddie Jefferson

The Main Man (Album)

Mel Tormé

Together Again - For The First Time (Album)

Ray Charles

True To Life (Album)

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
Al Jarreau

Look To The Rainbow

nominees

João Gilberto

Amoroso (Album)

Carmen McRae

Carmen McRae At The Great American Music Hall (Album)

Helen Merrill - John Lewis (Album)

Kral Space (Album)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner
Ella Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald And Pass...Again

nominees

Sarah Vaughan

More Sarah Vaughan Live In Japan (Album)

Ray Charles
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Cleo Laine

Porgy And Bess (Album)

Quire

Quire (Album)

Where Is Love? (Album)