UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2023 Grammy Nominees

By | November 17, 2022

Nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards have been introduced, and UCLA Herb Alpert Faculty of Music school and alumni are properly represented. Among the many nominees for Finest Opera Recording is Hearth locked in my bones. UCLA school member Terence Blanchard composed the music, and Angel Blue, who obtained her grasp’s diploma from UCLA in 2008, is the album’s lead soloist.

And this yr holds a particular deal with. On Monday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m., Angel Blue will carry out Judith L. Smith’s first vocal recital at Schoenberg Corridor. Free tickets are nonetheless obtainable for many who need to spend a night listening to Angel Blue, however we can’t assure they are going to final!

Angel Blue performs Monday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. at Schoenberg Corridor

Neither Blanchard nor Blue are strangers to the Grammy Awards. Blue received the award for greatest opera recording in 2019 with Porgy and Bess. Terence Blanchard has sixteen nominations and 5 victories. His most up-to-date nomination dates again to 2021 when his album Absence was nominated for Finest Instrumental Jazz Album and Finest Improvised Jazz Solo. Blanchard’s final win got here in 2018 when his track “Blut und Bolden (Blood and Soil)” received Finest Instrumental Composition.

Terence Blanchard
Terence Blanchard will carry out on Friday Might 12, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. at Schoenberg Corridor

The Los Angeles Philharmonic recording of Dvořák: Symphonies Nos. 7-9 was nominated for Finest Orchestral Efficiency. A number of professors from the UCLA Herb Alpert Faculty of Music carry out with the LA Phil, together with Boris Allakhverdyan (clarinet principal), Denis Bouriakov (flute principal), Chris Hanulik (bass principal), Varty Manouelian (violin) and James Miller (affiliate principal trombone ), and their efficiency beneath the baton of Gustav Dudamel is acknowledged within the nomination.

Wayne Shorter, jazz legend and assistant professor on the Faculty of Music’s Herbie Hancock Jazz Institute, was nominated for greatest improvised jazz solo. Shorter is a staple of the Grammys, with 20 nominations and 11 wins, the newest profitable Finest Jazz Instrumental Album for Emanon in 2019.

Arturo O’Farrill, Affiliate Dean for Fairness and Inclusion in addition to Professor of Music and International Jazz Research, was nominated for Finest Latin Jazz Album for his Fandango on the wall in New York. O’Farrill and his eighteen-piece Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra carried out with musicians from Veracruz, Mexico. The album celebrated a music competition created by Jose Francisco Castillo in 2008 that was captured within the documentary fandango on the wall, directed by Varda Bar-Kar. Seven-time Grammy winner O’Farrill just lately received Finest Latin Jazz Album of 2021 for 4 questions.

Congratulations to all the college and alumni who earned Grammy Award nominations in 2023:

Finest Latin Jazz Album – Fandango on the wall in New York – Arturo O’Farrill (Professor, International Jazz Research and Music) & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra With the Congra Patria Son Jarocho Collective

Finest Improvised Jazz Solo – “Endangered Species”, – Wayne Shorter (Adjunct Professor, Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz)

Finest Opera Recording – Hearth locked in my bones – Terence Blanchard, composer (Professor, International Jazz Research and Music).

Finest Opera Recording – Hearth locked in my bones – Angel Blue, principal soloist (MM 2008).

Our fellow school on the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra have been acknowledged with the nomination for Finest Orchestral Efficiency for Dvořák: Symphonies Nos. 7 to 9.

The 2023 GRAMMYs, formally generally known as the sixty fifth GRAMMY Awards, will air stay on Sunday, February 5 from the Crypto.com Enviornment in Los Angeles, and can be broadcast stay on the CBS Tv Community and broadcast stay and on the request on Paramount+ at 8-11:30 p.m. ET / 5-8:30 p.m. PT+.

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