December 10, 2010 by Post Team
James Moody, The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music continues to be a candidate on the list of candidates for the annual Grammy Awards will be presented live on February 13, 2011, on CBS by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
Faculty member Michael Spiro on percussion and vocals provides the good Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet ¡Good! CD, which is up for best Latin jazz album.
Spiro has also been nominated for a Latin Grammy as producer and percussionist out & about: The Music of Moacir Santos by Mark Levine and the Latin tinge.
Faculty Leonard Slatkin conducts the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2, produced by Blanton Alspaugh. The recording helped Alspaugh win a nomination for the production of the year, classic.
Alumna Jamie Barton is a mezzo-soprano soloist on the recording Ars Lyrica Houston world premiere of JA Hasse Marc Antonio e Cleopatra, who competes for best opera recording. Prices in this category go to the conductor, producer of albums and major soloists.
“The Grammy nomination is such a huge, pleasant surprise,” said Barton, who had never made a recording career before. “We are delighted that people with the Grammys is aware of such a work unknown with such a small company. Even if we think we’re definitely the underdogs in our group, we also believe very much in the quality of art in this record. I certainly have high hopes. ”
Ars Lyrica, a vocal and instrumental ensemble performing Baroque and early classical music on period instruments, led by Jacobs graduated Kinga Ferguson, who was general manager of the group for almost four years.
Vivica Genaux sister graduated was nominated for Best Classical Vocal Performance for Pyrotechnics: Vivaldi Opera Arias, Fabio Biondi with lead Europe Galante.
The Jacobs School Jazz former Ministry also made a strong impression.
Record Bassist, composer and conductor John Clayton and his brothers “The New Song and Dance competition for best jazz instrumental album, individual or group.
Todd Coolman plays bass on the James Moody Moody’s release 4B, also nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group.
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