Nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Dec. 7.
Among the nominees in the jazz categories are recordings by Kenny Garrett, Paquito D’Rivera, Wayne Shorter, Gregory Porter, Randy Brecker, Wlodek Pawlik, Buika and others.
In the category «Best Improvising Jazz Solo» were nominated Wayne Shorter & Paquito D’Rivera. Paquito D’Rivera also were nominated in the category «Best Latin Jazz Album».
Gregory Porter’s «Liquid Spirit» (Blue Note) were nominated in the category «Best Jazz Vocal Album»; Kenny Garrett — in the category «Best Jazz Instrumental Album».
In the category «Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album» is nominated the album «Night In Calisia» by Randy Brecker, Wlodek Pawlik Trio & Kalisz Philharmonic.
Winners will be announced at the awards show in Los Angeles on January, 26, 2014.