GRAMMY® voting season has begun and we are Philly proud! 

Please join us in celebrating these outstanding Grammy nominees

Congratulations to the Philadelphia music makers (and Jazz Philadelphia allies) who are nominated for the 2022 GRAMMY® awards. At Jazz Philadelphia, we lift up the accomplishments of Philly-born or Philly-based artists throughout the year in our Whole Notes blog, Hometown Heroes features, and Jazz History Timeline.

Please join us in celebrating these outstanding GRAMMY® nominees:

Philadelphia Artists

The Baylor Project – Best Jazz Vocal Album – Generations

Christian McBride – Best Large Jazz Ensemble album – For Jimmy, Wes, and Oliver

Randy Brecker (in collaboration with Eric Marienthal) – Best Contemporary Instrumental Album – Double Dealin’

Sun Ra Arkestra – Best Large Jazz Ensemble album – Arkestra – Swirling

Kenny Barron – Best Jazz Improvised Jazz Solo – Kick Those Feet

Jazz Philadelphia Summit Alumni

Nnenna Freelon – Best Jazz Vocal Album – Time Traveler (Gerald Veasley performs on this album)

Brandee Younger – Best Instrumental Composition – Beautiful Is Black

Jazzmeia Horn and Her Noble Force – Best Large Jazz Ensemble album – Dear Love

Philadelphians from Other Genres

Jazmine Sullivan – Best R&B Song, Best R&B Performance – Pick Up Your Feelings; Best R&B Album – Heaux Tales

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra) – Best Orchestral Performance – Price: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3

Questlove, film director – Best Music Film – Summer of Soul

The Opera Philadelphia Orchestra – Best Opera Recording -(Corrado Rovaris, conductor; Johnathan McCullough; James Darrah & John Toia, producers)