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Jazz legend Wayne Shorter, co-founder of the Weather Report (that featured bass guitar ace Jaco Pastorius) and sax player for Miles Davis’ Second Great Quintet during the ’60s, was among the jazz winners at the Grammy Awards 2014. For his performance in [easyazon_link asin=”B00A4OALL0″ locale=”US” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ add_to_cart=”no” cloaking=”yes” localization=”yes” nofollow=”yes” popups=”no”]Orbits[/easyazon_link] he defeated nominees Terence Blanchard (with [easyazon_link asin=”B00BQ1DBPS” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ add_to_cart=”no” cloaking=”yes” localization=”yes” nofollow=”yes” popups=”no”]Don’t Run[/easyazon_link]), Paquito D’Rivera ([easyazon_link asin=”B00D3ZJE4M” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ add_to_cart=”no” cloaking=”yes” localization=”yes” nofollow=”yes” popups=”no”]Song for Maura[/easyazon_link]), Fred Hersch ([easyazon_link asin=”B00DWFQ34C” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ add_to_cart=”no” cloaking=”yes” localization=”yes” nofollow=”yes” popups=”no”]Song Without Words #4: Duet[/easyazon_link]) and Donny McCaslin ([easyazon_link asin=”B0090PX5VW” locale=”US” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ add_to_cart=”no” cloaking=”yes” localization=”yes” nofollow=”yes” popups=”no”]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_link]) in the “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” category.

 Here’s the list of the Grammy Awards 2014 “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” nominees for you to listen:

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”no” align=”center” asin=”B00A4OALL0″ cloaking=”yes” height=”160″ localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KoBm6vw2L._SL160_.jpg” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”160″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_image][easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”yes” align=”center” asin=”B00A4OALL0″ cloaking=”yes” height=”28″ key=”small-orange” localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”120″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_cta] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”no” align=”center” asin=”B00BQ1DBPS” cloaking=”yes” height=”160″ localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/414rhi%2BoA0L._SL160_.jpg” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”160″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_image][easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”yes” align=”center” asin=”B00BQ1DBPS” cloaking=”yes” height=”28″ key=”small-orange” localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”120″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_cta] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”no” align=”center” asin=”B00D3ZJE4M” cloaking=”yes” height=”160″ localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61vr3uINAqL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”160″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_image][easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”yes” align=”center” asin=”B00D3ZJE4M” cloaking=”yes” height=”28″ key=”small-orange” localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”120″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_cta]
[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”no” align=”center” asin=”B00DWFQ34C” cloaking=”yes” height=”160″ localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51GEm7Yc5-L._SL160_.jpg” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”160″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_image][easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”yes” align=”center” asin=”B00DWFQ34C” cloaking=”yes” height=”28″ key=”small-orange” localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”120″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_cta] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”no” align=”center” asin=”B0090PX5VW” cloaking=”yes” height=”160″ localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51nzDv873JL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”160″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_image][easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”yes” align=”center” asin=”B0090PX5VW” cloaking=”yes” height=”28″ key=”small-orange” localization=”yes” locale=”US” nofollow=”yes” new_window=”yes” tag=”thejazspo01-20″ width=”120″]Jazz Stadium[/easyazon_cta]

For more information about the Grammy Awards 2014 click here