GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Pop Instrumental Performance

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Best Pop Instrumental Performance

 

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
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Nessun Dorma

nominees

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Orchestral Intro

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Sleepwalk

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No Mystery

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
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Throw Down Your Heart

nominees

Herb Alpert

Besame Mucho

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The Fire

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Phoenix Rise

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Funk Joint

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
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I Dreamed There Was No War

nominees

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Fortune Teller

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Steppin' Out

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Blast!

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Love Appetite

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
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One Week Last Summer

nominees

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Off The Grid

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Over The Rainbow

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Simple Pleasures

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
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Mornin'

George Benson (& Al Jarreau)

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Drifting

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Subterfuge

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

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Song H

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My Favorite Things

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
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Caravan

nominees

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In Our Time

T-Jam

George Duke

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Gelo Na Montanha

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47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Ben Harper

11th Commandment

nominees

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Take You Out

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Song F

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Rat Pack Boogie

Herb Alpert
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46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
George Harrison

Marwa Blues

nominees

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Honey-Dipped

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Seabiscuit

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The Nutcracker Suite

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
B.B. King

Auld Lang Syne

nominees

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Blackbird

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18

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Playing With Fire

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
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Reptile

nominees

Room 335

Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather

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Short Circuit

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There You'll Be

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
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Caravan

The Brian Setzer Orchestra

nominees

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Overture (Selmasongs) (Track)

Björk; Vincent Mendoza, conductor

Rebel Heart (Track)

Zona Mona (Track)

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Camaleao (Track)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
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El Farol

nominees

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A Day In The Life (Track)

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Night And Day (Track)

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Song C (Track)

Herb Alpert

The Look Of Love (Track)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
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Sleepwalk

The Brian Setzer Orchestra

nominees

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My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From Titanic)

The X-files Theme (Track)

Big Country (Track)

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Follow Me (Track)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
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Last Dance

nominees

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An Gaoth Aneas (Track)

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Havana (Single)

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Song For My Brother (Single)

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Soulful Strut (Track)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
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The Sinister Minister

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

nominees

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness (Track)

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Mission Impossible (Track)

Lalo Schifrin With The London Philharmonic Orchestra

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Mission: Impossible (Theme From) (Track)

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Kiss Lonely Goodbye (Harmonica With Orchestra) (Track)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
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Mariachi Suite

nominees

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Track)

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In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed (Track)

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Song B (Single)

Dave Grusin

Yesterday (Track)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Cruisin'

Booker T & The MG's

nominees

I'm Forrest...Forrest Gump (The Feather Theme) (Track)

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Sentimental (Single)

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The Star Spangled Banner (Track)

Theme From NYPD Blue (Track)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
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Barcelona Mona

nominees

Beauty And The Beast (Track)

James Galway Conducting The Galway Pops Orchestra

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Forever In Love (Single)

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Got To Be There (Single)

The Phantom Of The Opera (Track)

Anthony Inglis, cond; London Symphony Orchestra

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Beauty And The Beast

nominees

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Earl Klugh

Cool (Album)

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Tahitian Skies (Track)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner

Robin Hood - Prince Of Thieves

nominees

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Theme From Dying Young (Track)

Dave Grusin

Havana (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album)

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John Williams Conducts John Williams/ The Star Wars Trilogy (Album)

Candy Dulfer

Saxuality (Album)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner
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Twin Peaks Theme

nominees

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Going Home (Track)

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Saturday Night And Sunday Morning (Track)

Quincy Jones

Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song) (Track)

Quincy Jones And Various Artists

What's Goin' On (Track)

Stanley Jordon

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner

Healing Chant

nominees

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Late Night (Track)

Earl Klugh

Whispers And Promises (Album)

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Breadline Blues (Track)

Dancing With The Lion (Single)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
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Close-up

nominees

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Always With Me, Always With You (Single)

Music From La Law And Otherwise

Pump Up The Volume (Single)

M/A/R/R/S

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Silhouette (Album)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Minute By Minute

nominees

Herb Alpert

Keep Your Eye On Me (Album)

Light Years (Track)

Art Of Noise

Dragnet (Track)

Dave Grusin

It Might Be You (Track)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner
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nominees

David Foster

David Foster (Album)

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Johnny's Theme (The Tonight Show Theme) (Track)

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Overjoyed (Track)

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The Brazilian (Track)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner
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Miami Vice Theme

nominees

David Foster

Love Theme From St. Elmo's Fire (Single)

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Shake Down (Single)

Axel F (Single)

Dave Grusin
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Harlequin (Album)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner

Ghostbusters (Instrumental)

Ray Parker, Jr.

nominees

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I Just Called To Say I Love You (Instrumental) (Single)

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Jump (For My Love) (Instrumental) (Single)

Earl Klugh

Nightsongs (Album)

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The Natural (Album)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
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Being With You

nominees

Herb Alpert

Blow Your Own Horn (Album)

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Breakdown (Track)

Friends (Album)

Larry Cartlon

Love Theme From Flashdance (Track)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner
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Chariots Of Fire Theme (Dance Version)

nominees

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As We Speak (Track)

Earl Klugh

Crazy For You (Album)

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E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial

Hooked On Classics (Album)

Louis Clark, conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner

The Theme From Hill Street Blues

nominees

Hooked On Classics (Single)

Louis Clark, conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Earl Klugh

Late Night Guitar (Album)

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RIT (Side 2-Instrumentals) (Album)

Quincy Jones

Velas (Track)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
GRAMMYs, Earl Klugh

One On One

nominees

Herb Alpert

Beyond (Single)

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Ravel's Bolero (Single)

Henry Mancini, conductor

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South Bay Strut (Track)

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Yoda's Theme

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Herb Alpert

nominees

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An Evening Of Magic (Album)

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Manhattan - Music From The Woody Allen Film

Zubin Mehta And The New York Philharmonic

Music Box Dancer (Track)

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Superman - Main Title

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
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Children Of Sanchez

nominees

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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

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Guitar Monsters (Album)

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Star Wars And Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (Album)

Zubin Mehta, Conducting The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

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The Pink Panther Theme ('78) (Single)

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
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Star Wars

nominees

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Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)

Nadia's Theme (The Young And The Restless) (Album)

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Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Single)

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Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky")

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner
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Breezin'

nominees

A Fifth Of Beethoven (Single)

Walter Murphy And The Big Apple Band

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Back To Back (Album)

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Contusion (Track)

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Wired (Album)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner
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The Hustle

nominees

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Chase The Clouds Away (Single)

The Rockford Files

Tom Scott

Tom Cat (Album)

Tom Scott And The L.A. Express

Brazil (Single)

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

The Entertainer

nominees

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Rhapsody In White (Album)

Quincy Jones

Along Came Betty (Track)

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Head Hunters (Album)

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Journey To The Centre Of The Earth (Album)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
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Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)

nominees

John McLaughlin

Birds Of Fire (Track)

John McLaughlin Conducting Mahavishnu Orchestra

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Frankenstein (Single)

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Space Race (Single)

Quincy Jones

You've Got It Bad Girl (Instrumental Portions) (Album)

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner
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Outa-Space

winner
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Black Moses

nominees

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Doc (Album)

Joy (Single)

John McLaughlin

The Inner Mounting Flame (Album)

Mahavishnu Orchestra With John McLaughlin

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Brass On Ivory (Album)

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Caravanserai

Quincy Jones

Money Runner (Single)

Pictures At An Exhibition (Album)

Emerson, Lake And Palmer

Theme From The Garden Of The Finzi Continis (Single)

(Various Artists)

Amazing Grace (Album)

Pipes And Drums And Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragon Guards

14th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1971)
 
winner
Quincy Jones

Smackwater Jack

nominees

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Burt Bacharach (Album)

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Theme From Love Story

Theme From Summer Of '42

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Theme From Summer Of '42

10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967)
 
winner
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Chet Atkins Picks The Best

nominees

Herb Alpert

Casino Royale

Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass

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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy

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Mission: Impossible (Album)

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Music To Watch Girls By

Bob Crewe Generation

9th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1966)
 
winner
Herb Alpert

What Now My Love

Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass

nominees

Batman Theme (Album)

Born Free

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Chet Atkins Picks On The Beatles

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Dr. Zhivago (Soundtrack)

8th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1965)
 
winner
Herb Alpert

A Taste Of Honey

Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass

nominees

Girl Talk (Album)

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The Great Race

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Walk In The Black Forest

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Yakety Axe

7th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1964)
 
winner
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The Pink Panther

nominees

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As Long As He Needs Me

Cotton Candy

Quincy Jones

Golden Boy (String Version)

The Beatles Song Book (Album)

Hollyridge Strings Conducted By Stu Phillips

6th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1963)
 
winner

Java

winner
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This Time By Basie! Hits Of The 50's And 60's

nominees

André Previn

Andre Previn In Hollywood (Album)

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Our Man In Hollywood

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Hail The Conquering Nero

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Encore: Woody Herman, 1963

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Themes For Young Lovers

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Fly Me To The Moon And The Bossa Nova Pops

Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones Plays The Hip Hits

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Richard Rodgers Bandbook

The Page 7...An Explosion In Pop Music

5th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1962)
 
winner
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The Colorful Peter Nero

winner
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Fly Me To The Moon Bossa Nova

nominees

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Hatari!

Hoedown! (Album)

Stranger On The Shore

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Walk On The Wild Side (Album)

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Big Band Bossa Nova

Jazz Pops (Single)

The Stripper (Album)

Viva Bossa Nova! (Album)

Quincy Jones

Big Band Bossa Nova

4th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1961)
 
winner
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Breakfast At Tiffany's

winner

Up A Lazy River

nominees

André Previn

A Touch Of Elegance

The Greatest Horn In The World

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West Side Story

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Calcutta

Quincy Jones

I Dig Dancers

GRAMMYs

Mr. Lucky Goes Latin

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Shall We Swing?

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The Lerner And Loewe Bandbook

GRAMMYs

A Concert In Jazz

3rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1960)
 
winner
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Mr. Lucky

winner
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Dance With Basie

nominees

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The Concert Jazz Band

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The Count Basie Story

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Theme From A Summer Place (Single)

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Bandland

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Big Hits By Prado (Album)

Girls And Boys On Broadway

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The Blues And The Beat (Album)

Infinity In Sound

2nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1959)
 
winner
André Previn

Like Young

David Rose And His Orchestra With Andre Previn

winner
Duke Ellington

Anatomy Of A Murder

nominees

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More Music From Peter Gunn (Album)

Music From M Squad

Strings Aflame

Two Sides Of Winterhalter (Album)

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Breakfast Dance And Barbecue

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For The Very First Time

New Sounds At The Roosevelt

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Pops And Prado (Album)

Sound Spectacular

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Just For Kicks

1st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1958)
 
winner

Billy May's Big Fat Brass

winner
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Basie

nominees

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Patricia (Album)

Peter Gunn

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Burnished Brass (Album)

Tea For Two Cha Cha

Warren Covington And Tommy Dorsey Orcehstra

Cross Country Suite

I Want To Live

Kane Is Able

Other Worlds, Other Sounds (Album)

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Peter Gunn (Album)

André Previn

Young Man's Lament

Andre Previn, Dave Rose

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Baubles, Bangles And Beads