49th Annual Grammy Nominees Announced

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Thursday December 07, 2006

Nominations for the 49th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced today by The Recording Academy at which seven IMN Artists were nominated. The press event was held at The Music Box @ Fonda in Hollywood and was attended by national and international media, as well as key music industry executives. International Music Network would like to congratulate all of our artists that were nominated.

Here is a list of the IMN nominees and the respective categories in which they were nominated:

Field 10 – Jazz
Category 45 – Best Contemporary Jazz Album

Rewind That
Christian Scott
[Concord Jazz]

Field 10 – Jazz
Category 47 -� Best Jazz Instrumental Solo

Some Skunk Funk
Michael Brecker, soloist
Track from: Some Skunk Funk (Randy Brecker w/Michael Brecker)
[Telarc Jazz/BHM]

Field 10 – Jazz
Category 48 – Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Trio Beyond – Saudades
Jack DeJohnette, Larry Goldings & John Scofield

Field 10 – Jazz
Category 49 -� Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Streams Of Expression
Joe Lovano Ensemble
[Blue Note Records]

Field 16 – World Music
Category 73 -� Best Contemporary World Music Album

Richard Bona

Long Walk To Freedom
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
[Heads Up International]

Ali Farka Toure
[World Circuit/Nonesuch]

Field 28 – Surround Sound
Category 93 – Best Surround Sound Album

Long Walk To Freedom
Martin Walters, surround mix engineer; Martin Walters, surround mastering engineer; Martin Walters, surround producer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo)
[Heads Up International]

The 49th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on “GRAMMY Sunday,” Feb. 11, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and once again will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

For a full list of 49th GRAMMY Awards nominees, please click here. And for information on the official 49th GRAMMY Awards art and artist, please click here.