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JazzTimes Readers Predict 2019 Grammy Winners

Wayne Shorter and Cécile McLorin Salvant get top votes for the Academy's biggest jazz awards

Wayne Shorter (photo: Robert Ascroft)
Wayne Shorter (photo: Robert Ascroft)

UPDATE 2/10/19: Both of our readers’ predictions were correct. Congratulations to Wayne Shorter, Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci, and Brian Blade, whose appearance onstage at the Grammy “pre-show” was one of the event’s most emotional moments; to Cécile McLorin Salvant and pianist Sullivan Fortner; and to everyone who voted—well done!

Over the past month and a half, we asked our readers in two separate online polls to predict which albums would win in the top two jazz categories (Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Jazz Vocal Album) at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10. The results are now in, and the winners are clear—at least in the minds of JazzTimes readers.

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