2022 Grammy Nominations Include Acclaimed Faculty and Alumni of New School’s College of Performing Arts
Once again, the Grammys will take place during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but for the 2022 awards, things will certainly look more normal than they did earlier this year thanks to a variety of vaccines. and the easing of restrictions. The Grammys also nominated more musicians and artists than ever thanks to the expansion of some categories and new eligibility requirements for some awards.
For The New School alumni and faculty, it was another banner year, as a number of famous musicians and artists were nominated in various categories. The awards ceremony will be given on Monday, January 31, 2022.
Robert Glasper, BFA Jazz ’01, was nominated for Best Traditional R&B Performance for Leon Bridge’s born again, on which it appeared. Glasper was also nominated for Best Progressive R&B Album, Dinner: dessert.
David T. Little, chairman of the composition department at Mannes, was the composer of Little: songs of soldiers, which earned him a nomination for Best Opera Recording.
Jazzmeia Horn, Jazz ’14 and School of Jazz faculty member, was nominated for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album for Dear love by Jazzmeia Horn and Noble Force.
School of Jazz faculty member Arturo O’Farrill was nominated for Best Latin Jazz Album for virtual birds and best instrumental composition for “Dreaming in Lions”.
Mannes alum Burt Bacharach was nominated for Best Musical Theater Album for Some Lovers by Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater.
CoPA faculty member Brandee Younger was nominated for Best Instrumental Composition for “Beautiful is Black.”
The JACK Quartet, Mannes’ string quartet in residence, was nominated for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance for Adams, John Luther: Lines Made While Walking.
Mannes faculty member Ian Rosenbaum was also nominated for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance for Akiho: seven pillars by his band Sandbox Percussion. Rosenbaum earned another nomination for Best Contemporary Classical Composition for the same album.
Mannes faculty member Jennifer Koh was nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for alone together.
Simone Dinnerstein, also a Mannes faculty member, was nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for An American Mosaic.
Mannes faculty member Matt Haimovitz was nominated for Best Classical Vocal Album for Unexpected shadows.
Mannes faculty members Timo Andres and Ian Rosenbaum were nominated for Best Classical Collection for Mannes faculty member Christopher Cerrone. The arched path.
Mannes alum Amy Andersson was also nominated for Best Classical Collection for Women Warriors – Voices of Change.
Marcus Baylor, BFA Jazz ’99, was nominated for Best Vocal Jazz Album for The Baylor Project album Generations.