The Los Angeles Jazz Society is pleased to congratulate some of our past honorees and awardees on their 2014 Grammy Nominations:

31. Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Orbits – Wayne Shorter, soloist

Track from: Without A Net (The Wayne Shorter Quartet)

Label: Blue Note Records

32. Best Jazz Vocal Album

After Blue – Tierney Sutton

Label: BFM Jazz

33. Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Life Forum – Gerald Clayton

Label: Concord Jazz

60. Best Instrumental Composition

California Pictures For String Quartet

Gordon Goodwin, composer (Quartet San Francisco)

Track from: Pacific Premieres: New Works By California Composers

Label: Violinjazz Recordings

61. Best Instrumental Arrangement


Kim Richmond, arranger (The Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra)

Track from: Artistry: A Tribute To Stan Kenton

Label: Mama Records


On Green Dolphin Street

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

Track from: NA

Label: Telarc International

62. Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

Let’s Fall In Love

Chris Walden, arranger (Calabria Foti Featuring Seth MacFarlane)

Label: Moco Records


Congratulations — and Good Luck!