GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best R&B Instrumental Performance (orchestra,group or soloist)

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Best R&B Instrumental Performance (orchestra,group or soloist)

 

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Miles Davis

Doo-Bop

nominees

Brecker Brothers

Big Idea (Track)

George Howard

Just The Way I Feel (Track)

Soul II Soul

Mood (Track)

Grover Washington Jr.

Summer Chill (Track)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner
Soul II Soul

African Dance

nominees

Gerald Albright

Bermuda Nights (Album)

Constructive Criticism (Track)

I Can't Get Enough Of Your Love (Track)

Babyface

It's No Crime (Instrumental) (Single)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner
Chick Corea

Light Years

nominees

Cornell Dupree

Coast To Coast (Album)

Cornell Dupree And Who It Is

Paul Jackson Jr.

I Came To Play (Album)

George Howard

Reflections (Album)

Gerald Albright

So Amazing (Single)

What's Going On (Track)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner
David Sanborn

Chicago Song

nominees

Herb Alpert

Diamonds (Single)

Jonathan Butler

Going Home (Track)

Najee

Najee's Theme (Album)

Stanley Turrentine

Boogie On Reggae Woman (Track)

29th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1986)
 
winner

And You Know That

nominees

Kenny G

Duotones (Album)

Kashif

Movie Song (Track)

Stanley Clarke

The Boys Of Johnson Street (Track)

Billy Cobham

Zanzibar Breeze (Track)

28th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1985)
 
winner
Ernie Watts

Musician

nominees

Love Light In Flight (Track)

Jeff Lorber

Pacific Coast Highway (Track)

Paul Hardcastle

Rain Forest (Album)

Bass And Trouble

Caribbean Queen (Single)

First Avenue (Single)

27th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1984)
 
winner
Herbie Hancock

Sound System

nominees

Ghetto Blaster (Album)

Grover Washington Jr.

Inside Moves (Album)

Sheila E.

Shortberry Strawcake (Track)

Stanley Clarke

Time Exposure (Track)

26th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1983)
 
winner
Herbie Hancock

nominees

Kashif

The Mood (Track)

GRAMMYs

Today (Track)

Gap Band

Where Are We Going? (Track)

Quincy Jones

Billie Jean (Instrumental Version) (Single)

25th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1982)
 
winner
Marvin Gaye

Sexual Healing (Instrumental Version)

nominees

Boogie In Your Butt (Instrumental Version) (Single)

Grover Washington Jr.

Come Morning (Album)

GRAMMYs

Number One (Track)

Spyro Gyra

Stripes (Track)

24th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1981)
 
winner
David Sanborn

All I Need Is You

nominees

East St. Louis Melody (Track)

Wilton Felder

Inherit The Wind (Album)

Hiroshima

Winds Of Change (Henka Non Nagare) (Track)

Ahmad Jamal

You're Welcome, Stop On By (Track)

23rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1980)
 
winner
George Benson

Off Broadway

nominees

David Sanborn

Anything You Want (Single)

Eumir Deodato

Night Cruiser (Single)

Brothers Johnson

Smilin' On Ya (Track)

B.B. King

When I'm Wrong (Track)

22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1979)
 
winner
Earth, Wind & Fire

Boogie Wonderland

nominees

Hubert Laws

Land Of Passion (Track)

Herbie Hancock

Ready Or Not (Track)

Harvey Mason

Wave (Track)

Wishing On A Star (Single)

21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978)
 
winner
Earth, Wind & Fire

nominees

Images (Album)

Stanley Clarke

Modern Man (Album)

Brothers Johnson

Streetwave (Track)

Average White Band

Sweet And Sour (Track)

20th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1977)
 
winner
Brothers Johnson

nominees

Brecker Brothers

Funky Sea, Funky Dew (Track)

Getaway (Single)

Salsoul Orchestra; Vincent Montana Jr., conductor

More Stuff (Album)

Unfinished Business (Track)

19th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1976)
 
winner
George Benson

Theme From Good King Bad

nominees

Marvin Gaye

After The Dance (Track)

Brass Construction (Album)

Brass Connection

Herbie Hancock

Doin' It (Single)

Stanley Turrentine

Hope That We Can Be Together Soon (Single)

Keep That Same Old Feeling (Album)

18th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1975)
 
winner

Fly, Robin, Fly

nominees

Van McCoy

Disco Baby (Album)

Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony

Express (Single)

B.T. Express

Herbie Hancock

Hang Up Your Hangups

Brecker Brothers

Sneakin' Up Behind You (Single)

17th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1974)
 
winner

The Sound Of Philadelphia

nominees

Light Of Worlds (Album)

Average White Band

Pick Up The Pieces (Track)

Scratch (Album)

Billy Preston

Struttin' (Track)

16th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1973)
 
winner
Ramsey Lewis

Hang On Sloopy

nominees

2nd Crusade (Album)

Black Byrd (Album)

Manu Dibango

Soul Makossa (Album)

Yes We Can Can (Track)

Young-Holt Unlimited

15th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1972)
 
winner

Papa Was A Rollin' Stone

nominees

Crusaders I

King Curtis

Everybody's Talkin' (Album)

Curtis Mayfield

Junkie Chase

Isaac Hayes

Let's Stay Together (Single)

12th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1969)
 
winner
King Curtis

Games People Play

nominees

Ike Turner

A Black Man's Soul

Albert Collins

Trash Talkin'

Workin' On A Groovy Thing