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2019 GRAMMY Nominees

Alumni and faculty across many departments at NEC have been honored with nominations for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, which take place on Sunday, February 10. 
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Best Improvised Jazz Solo

SOME OF THAT SUNSHINE - Regina Carter, soloist (former student) - Track from: Some Of That Sunshine (Karrin Allyson)

WE SEE - Fred Hersch '77, soloist (Former Faculty)

CADENAS - Miguel Zenón, soloist (Faculty) - Track from: Yo Soy La Tradición (Miguel Zenón Featuring Spektral Quartet)

Best Jazz Vocal Album

MY MOOD IS YOU - Freddy Cole '56 '12 Hon. DM

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

LIVE IN EUROPE - Fred Hersch Trio

Best Latin Jazz Album

YO SOY LA TRADICIÓN - Miguel Zenón Featuring Spektral Quartet

Producer of the Year, Non-classical

Blanton Alspaugh produced Gordon, R.: The House Without a Christmas Tree (featuring, amongst others, Heidi Stober '03 MM)

Larry Klein produced The Book of Longing by Luciana Souza '94

Judith Sherman produced Love Comes in At The Eye by, amongst others, Stephanie Jutt '75 '82 MM

Best Engineered Album, Classical

LIQUID MELANCHOLY - CLARINET MUSIC OF JAMES M. STEPHENSON '90 - Bill Maylone & Mary Mazurek, engineers; Bill Maylone, mastering engineer (John Bruce Yeh)

Best Engineered Classical Album

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 by the Boston Symphony (featuring many faculty and alumni)

Best Classical Performance

Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11 by the Boston Symphony (featuring many faculty and alumni)

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

VISIONS AND VARIATIONS - A Far Cry (featuring several alumni)

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

BIBER: THE MYSTERY SONATAS - Christina Day Martinson '98; Martin Pearlman, conductor (Boston Baroque)

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