GRAMMY NEWS: Eight LLP Clients Earn GRAMMY® Nods 

Rachel Eckroth, The Baylor Project, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Carlos Henriquez, Bill O’Connell (Richard Baratta), Kenny Barron (Gerry Gibbs), Charlie Rosen (The 8-Bit Big Band) & Ricky Riccardi (Louis Armstrong) are among those nominated for the 64th Annual GRAMMY® Awards

New York, NY – On Tuesday, November 23 at 12pm EST/9pm PST, The Recording Academy revealed all nominations for the 64th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. The nominations were announced through a virtual livestream. Among the list of nominated artists are eight clients from the LLP roster. Congratulations to:

Rachel Eckroth – Best Contemporary Instrumental Album – The Garden

The Baylor Project – Best Jazz Vocal AlbumGenerations

Gonzalo Rubalcaba – Best Jazz Instrumental Album Skyline

Carlos Henriquez – Best Latin Jazz Album The South Bronx Story

Bill O’Connell – Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella – “Chopsticks” from Music in Film: The Reel Deal (Richard Baratta)

Kenny Barron – Best Improvised Jazz Solo – “Kick Those Feet” from Songs From My Father (Gerry Gibbs)

Charlie Rosen & Jake Silverman – Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella – “Meta Knight’s Revenge” from Backwards Compatible (The 8-Bit Big Band)

Ricky Riccardi – Best Album Notes – The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1966

Congratulations as well to promo clients Taylor Eigsti, nominated for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Tree Falls as well as the late Lyle Mays, nominated for Best Instrumental Composition for “Eberhard.”

This year’s nominees were voted on by Recording Academy voting members from nearly 22,000 eligible entries and reflect the wide range of artistic innovation that defined the year in music (Sept. 1, 2020–Sept. 30, 2021). The final round of GRAMMY voting is Dec. 6, 2021–Jan. 5, 2022. The Recording Academy will present the GRAMMY Awards on Mon, Jan. 31, 2022, on the CBS Television Network  and stream live and on demand on Paramount+ from 8–11:30 p.m. ET / 5–8:30 p.m. PT. Prior to the telecast, the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony® will be held at the Microsoft Theater at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on and the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel.


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