Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Chick Corea, soloist
Track from: Trilogy (Chick Corea Trio)
Label: Concord Jazz

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Beautiful Life

Dianne Reeves
Label: Concord Records

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Chick Corea Trio
Label: Concord Jazz

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Life In The Bubble

Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band
Label: Telarc International

Best Latin Jazz Album
The Offense Of The Drum

Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Label: Motema

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
New York Tendaberry

Billy Childs, arranger (Billy Childs Featuring Renée Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma)
Track from: Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
Label: Masterworks

Best Instrumental Composition
The Book Thief

John Williams, composer (John Williams)
Track from: The Book Thief Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Label: Sony Classical, Fox Music; Publisher: Fox Film Music Corp.

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Bass & Mandolin

Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer
Label: Nonesuch

Seattle Jazz