GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Improvised Jazz Solo Performance

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Best Improvised Jazz Solo Performance

 

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
Randy Brecker

Sozinho

Randy Brecker, soloist

Track From: Rocks (Randy Brecker & NDR Big Band - The Hamburg Radio Jazz Orchestra With David Sanborn, Ada Rovatti & Wolfgang Haffner)

nominees

Melissa Aldana

Elsewhere

Julian Lage

Tomorrow Is The Question

Branford Marsalis

The Windup

Christian McBride

Sightseeing

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
John Daversa

Don't Fence Me In

John Daversa, soloist

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
John Scofield

I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

John Scofield, soloist

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Chick Corea

500 Miles High

Chick Corea, soloist

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Herbie Hancock

A Change Is Gonna Come

Herbie Hancock, soloist

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Sonny Rollins

Why Was I Born?

Sonny Rollins, soloist

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Herbie Hancock

Speak Like A Child

Herbie Hancock, soloist

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Wayne Shorter

In Walked Wayne

Wayne Shorter, soloist

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Benny Carter

Prelude To A Kiss

Benny Carter, soloist

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
Stan Getz

I Remember You

Stan Getz, soloist

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
Oscar Peterson

The Legendary Oscar Peterson Trio Live At The Blue Note

Oscar Peterson, soloist

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
Michael Brecker

Don't Try This At Home

Michael Brecker, soloist

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

The Other Side Of Round Midnight

Dexter Gordon, soloist

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner
Wynton Marsalis

Black Codes From The Underground

Wynton Marsalis, soloist

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner
Wynton Marsalis

Hot House Flowers

Wynton Marsalis, soloist

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
John Coltrane

Bye Bye Blackbird

John Coltrane, soloist

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
Bill Evans

I Will Say Goodbye

Bill Evans, soloist

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
Oscar Peterson

Montreaux '77 - Oscar Peterson Jam

Oscar Peterson, soloist

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner

Basie And Zoot

Count Basie, soloist

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner
Dizzy Gillespie

Oscar Peterson And Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie, soloist

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner
Charlie Parker

First Recordings!

Charlie Parker, soloist

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner

God Is In The House

Art Tatum, soloist

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)