Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

And the 2019 Grammy Winners Are…

Cécile McLorin Salvant, Wayne Shorter, and John Daversa, among others, take home trophies

John Daversa
John Daversa, winner of three awards at the 61st Annual Grammys

The jazz musicians who took home trophies last night at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards spanned several generations, a testament to the durability—and vitality—of America’s homegrown musical art form.

The winners included 29-year-old singer Cécile McLorin Salvant, who won her third Grammy in the Jazz Vocal Album category for The Window (Mack Avenue), her intimate duo record with pianist Sullivan Fortner, featuring in-studio tracks along with live cuts from the Village Vanguard in Manhattan.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published