The 2023 Grammy nominations have been introduced, and The UCLA Herb Alpert Faculty of Music college and alumni are properly represented. Among the many nominees for Greatest Opera Recording is Hearth Shut Up in My Bones. UCLA college member Terence Blanchard composed the music, and a principal soloist on the album is Angel Blue, who earned her grasp’s from UCLA in 2008.
And this 12 months holds a particular deal with. On Monday, November 21, at 7:00 p.m. Angel Blue will carry out the inaugural Judith L. Smith Voice Recital at Schoenberg Corridor. Free tickets are nonetheless obtainable for many who wish to spend a night listening to Angel Blue carry out, however we can’t assure they’ll 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 gained for Greatest Opera Recording in 2019 with Porgy and Bess. Terence Blanchard has sixteen nominations and 5 wins. His most up-to-date nomination was in 2021 when his album Absence was nominated for Greatest Jazz Instrumental Album and for Greatest Improvised Jazz Solo. Blanchard’s final win got here in 2018 when his track “Blut und Bolden (Blood and Soil)” gained for Greatest Instrumental Composition.
Terence Blanchard will carry out Friday, Could 12, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. at Schoenberg Corridor
The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s recording of Dvořák: Symphonies Nos. 7-9 has been nominated for Greatest Orchestral Efficiency. A number of of The UCLA Herb Alpert Faculty of Music’s college play with the LA Phil, together with Boris Allakhverdyan (principal clarinet), Denis Bouriakov (principal flute), Chris Hanulik (principal bass), Varty Manouelian (violin), and James Miller (affiliate principal trombone), and their efficiency beneath Gustav Dudamel’s baton is acknowledged within the nomination.
Wayne Shorter, jazz legend and adjunct professor on the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz within the Faculty of Music, was nominated for greatest improvised Jazz solo. Shorter is a fixture on the Grammys, with 20 nominations and 11 wins, most just lately successful Greatest Instrumental Jazz 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 Greatest 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 pageant created by Jose Francisco Castillo in 2008 and that was captured within the documentary Fandango on the Wall, directed by Varda Bar-Kar. Seven-time Grammy winner O’Farrill most just lately gained Greatest Latin Jazz Album in 2021 for 4 Questions.
Congratulations to all college and alumni who earned Grammy nominations in 2023:
Greatest Latin Jazz Album – Fandango on the Wall in New York – Arturo O’Farrill (Professor, International Jazz Research and Music) & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra That includes the Congra Patria Son Jarocho Collective
Greatest Improvised Jazz Solo – “Endangered Species,” – Wayne Shorter (Adjunct Professor, Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz)
Greatest Opera Recording – Hearth Shut Up in My Bones – Terence Blanchard, composer (Professor, International Jazz Research and Music).
Greatest Opera Recording – Hearth Shut Up in My Bones – Angel Blue, principal soloist (M.M. 2008).
Our college colleagues within the Los Angeles Philharmonic have been acknowledged by the nomination for Greatest Orchestral Efficiency for Dvořák: Symphonies Nos. 7-9.
The 2023 GRAMMYs, formally often called the sixty fifth GRAMMY Awards, will air reside on Sunday, Feb. 5, from Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Enviornment, and will likely be broadcast reside on the CBS Tv Community and stream reside and on-demand on Paramount+ at 8-11:30 p.m. ET / 5-8:30 p.m. PT+.
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