The Sunday Soundtrack – Jazzin’ It – The 51st Annual Grammy Awards

Welcome all, to this special edition of The Sunday Soundtrack. I’ve been graciously asked by The Grammys to do a special podcast featuring the jazz nominees. This Grammy podcast mini-collective also includes three other podcasters in our massive – Fave of The Friday Favecast, who will feature the R&B/Soul nominees, Todd Kelley of Flowink, who will feature the Hip-Hop nominees, and Macedonia of BSOTS (Both Sides Of The Surface), who’ll be producing a “Grammy-on-shuffle” podcast of various category nominees.

I think I can speak for all us in extending thanks to The Grammys for bestowing upon us such and honor as this It’s definitely with great pleasure that I bring to you my picks in each Jazz nominees category. I think you’ll like the colors on this musical palette.

My picks, in Categories 45 – 49, comprise the following playlist-on-shuffle:

  • Lazaro – Yellowjackets/Lifecycle (feat. Mike Stern) Best Contemporary Jazz Album
  • Gone With the Wind – Cassandra Wilson/Loverly Best Jazz Vocal Album
  • Son of Thirteen – Pat Metheny/Day Trip Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
  • I Love You Porgy – Chick Corea & Gary Burton/The New Crystal Silence Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
  • Sub-Conscious Lee – Bill Frisell/History, Mystery Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
  • Awful Coffee – Carla Bley and Her Remarkable Big Band/Appearing Nightly Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
  • Mean What You Say – The Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra/Monday Night Live At the Village Vanguard Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
  • Maharina – John McLaughlin/Floating Point Best Contemporary Jazz Album
  • All Blues – Miles from India Best Contemporary Jazz Album
  • So Romantic – Stacey Kent/Breakfast On the Morning Tram Best Jazz Vocal Album
  • On Feb 3rd, my podcast will be featured by The Grammys during their Salute To Jazz.

    Special thanks to The Grammys for selecting me to feature the Jazz nominees via The Sunday Soundtrack. Thanks to all for checking out the podcast. Definitely tune into The Grammys next Sunday, Feb 8th, and most definitely check out my fellow podcasters doin’ it big, representing The 2009 Grammy Awards, podcast style.

    Lastly, if you’re on Twitter, we’re all there too:
    Fave/The Friday Favecast
    Todd Kelley/Flowink
    The Grammys
    The Sunday Soundtrack

    Be sure to check out all the other podcasters in my blogroll!


    About Fresh

    Mac Fan/Sys. Engr - NASA planetary missions. guitarist/producer/AFOL/fitness fan/film+TV+sndtrk composer/podcast host/Python newbie coder. Music by me: Mellowly Cool. Find me on X and Bluesky
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    15 Responses to The Sunday Soundtrack – Jazzin’ It – The 51st Annual Grammy Awards

    1. JNez says:

      that’s a great honor. glad the grammy’s are giving jazz (and your podcast) some love. i’m gonna check it out.

    2. darrenkeith says:

      not allowing anyone to download your podcast bro. maybe the link is not set up right. I can listen to the show on the site but can’t download it.

    3. Fresh says:

      Darrenkeith…Having a problem here…Don’t know what it is.

    4. Fresh says:

      Download issue is fixed, thanks for the call, D…

    5. rezzy says:

      Nice; congrats 🙂

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    7. lovebabz says:

      OOOhh I so enjoyed this! Nice choices!

    8. Soulrific says:

      I’ve downloaded the others, so it’s time for me to download yours, Fresh.

    9. Angela says:

      What a wonderful tribute to the jazz category…I loved the whole vibe. I will be sure to check out the other podcasts as well.

      ~Peace & Blessings~

    10. Lis says:

      what can i say? this was excellent and very much you. go head on with the velvet voice mayn!

    11. Madeline says:

      Phenomenal podcast, Mista Fresh!! You did the Grammy’s proud I’m sure!;)

    12. 2Serenity says:

      OOOh..grooving. Thank you for the smooth grooves as always! Now, I adore jazz so this is sweet sweet. Major head nod on the grammy love! xoxo

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