Each year, the GRAMMY® (The Recording Academy) selects twenty-five recordings comprised of singles and albums to induct into its growing Hall of Fame. This is the 46th year of the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame that now lists a total of 1,088 recordings. Recordings selected must be twenty-five years or older.
This year, jazz is well represented among the twenty-five inductees.
Making the list are jazz luminaries Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Nina Simone, Jaco Pastorius, and Sarah Vaughn.
Notable recordings selected have a special place in jazz history. Here are the inductees and their music to enjoy:
Miles Davis: ‘ROUND ABOUT MIDNIGHT
Ella Fitzgerald: ELLA FITZGERALD SINGS THE GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN SONG BOOK
Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim: FRANCIS ALBERT SINATRA & ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM
Sarah Vaughn: “TENDERLY”
Sonny Rollins Quartet Featuring John Coltrane: “TENOR MADNESS”
Nina Simone: “TO BE YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK”
Jaco Pastorius: JACO PASTORIUS
Charlie Parker’s Ri Bop Boys: “KO KO”