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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best Album Notes

The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. From 1973 to 1976 a separate award was presented for Best Album Notes - Classical. The award recognizes albums with excellent liner notes. Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards, commonly referred to as the Grammys) are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in the record industry. ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes - Classical was presented from 1973 to 1976 alongside the award for Best Album Notes. ... Liner notes are the booklets which come inserted into the compact disc jewel case or any sound recording container. ...


Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

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2000s

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Fats Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an African-American jazz pianist, organist, composer and comedic entertainer. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Complete Library of Congress Recordings is a 2005 box set of recordings from jazz pioneer Jelly Roll Morton. ... Morton in the 1920s Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton (probably September 20, 1885 - July 10, 1941) was an American virtuoso pianist, a bandleader, and a composer who some call the first true composer of jazz music. ... The 47th Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. ... Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987), better known as Woody Herman, was an American jazz clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader. ... The 46th Grammy Awards were held on the February 8, 2004. ... The 45th Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2003. ... Charlie Patton (May 1, 1891 - April 28, 1934) is best known as an American Delta blues musician. ... The 44th Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 2002. ... Walter Mosley Walter Mosley (born January 12, 1952) is a prominent American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction. ... ...And Its Deep Too! The Complete Warner Bros. ... Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor III (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an African American comedian, actor, and writer. ... The 43rd Grammy Awards were held on February 21, 2001. ... Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was one of the most distinguished jazz musicians of the latter half of the 20th century. ... John William Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967), nicknamed Trane, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. ... The 42nd Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000. ... John William Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967), nicknamed Trane, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. ...

1990s

Ahmet Ertegun, Arif Mardin, Dave Marsh, David Ritz, Jerry Wexler, Thulani Davis & Tom Dowd (notes writers) for Queen of Soul - The Atlantic Recordings performed by Aretha Franklin The 41st Grammy Awards were held on February 24, 1999. ... Todd Coolman is a world famous jazz bassist residing in New York. ... Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was one of the most distinguished jazz musicians of the latter half of the 20th century. ... The 40th Grammy Awards were held on February 25, 1998. ... Eric Von Schmidt was born May 28, 1931. ... John Fahey ( February 28, 1939–February 22, 2001) was an American guitarist and composer, and one of the first guitarists to perform solo instrumental steel-string acoustic guitar. ... The Anthology of American Folk Music is a recording that collects several dozen folk and country songs which were initially recorded from the 1920s and 1930s, and were first released on 78 rpm records. ... The 39th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1997. ... Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was one of the most distinguished jazz musicians of the latter half of the 20th century. ... Gil Evans  (*13 May 1912 at Toronto, Canada  â€  20 March 1988 at Cuernavaca, Mexico); jazz musician and important innovator of big band jazz in the United States as an arranger, composer, bandleader, and pianist; cool jazz, modal jazz, free jazz, jazz rock. ... The 38th Grammy Awards were held on February 28, 1996. ... Rob Bowman is a contemporary Canadian professor of ethnomusicology and a music writer. ... Stax Records was a Memphis, Tennessee based record label that existed from 1959 to 1976. ... Volt Records was a subsidiary of Stax Records, started in 1965. ... The 37th Grammy Awards were presented March 1, 1995. ... Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901[1] – July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo, for satchel-mouth, and Pops) was an American jazz musician. ... The 36th Grammy Awards were held in 1994. ... Buck Clayton (born Wilbur Dorsey Clayton in Parsons, Kansas on November 12, 1911-died in New York City on December 8, 1991) was an American jazz trumpet player, fondly remembered for being a leading member of Count Basie’s Old Testament orchestra and leader of mainstream orientated jam session recordings... Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), born Eleanora Fagan and later called Lady Day, was an American singer known equally for her difficult life and her emotive, poignant singing voice. ... The 35th Grammy Awards were held in 1993. ... The Ertegun brothers, Ahmet Ertegun (born 1923) and Nesuhi Ertegun (1917–1989), were executives of Atlantic Records. ... Arif Mardin (March 15, 1932 - June 25, 2006) was a renowned Turkish-American music producer, who worked with a wide range of artists, across many different styles and genres of music. ... Dave Marsh (born 1950) is an American music critic. ... David Ritz is a very successful author who based his books on soul music legends like Ray Charles, Etta James, The Neville Brothers, Smokey Robinson and Aretha Franklin. ... Jerome Jerry Wexler (born 10 January 1917) is a music journalist turned highly influential music producer, and is regarded as one of the major record industry players behind 1960s soul music. ... Tom Dowd (October 20, 1925 - October 27, 2002) was a famous and influential American recording engineer and producer who died from emphysema. ... Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American soul, R&B, and gospel singer, songwriter, and pianist born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ...

The 34th Grammy Awards were held on February 26, 1992. ... James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006), commonly referred to as The Godfather of Soul and The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, was an American entertainer recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th century popular music. ... Star Time is a 1991 71-track, 4-CD box set by James Brown. ... The 33rd Grammy Awards were held on February 20, 1991. ... Clifford Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956) was an influential and highly rated American jazz trumpeter. ... The 32nd Grammy Awards were held in 1990. ... Charlie Parker Charles Bird Parker, Jr. ...

1980s

The 31st Grammy Awards were held in 1989. ... Crossroads is music collection box set by Eric Clapton. ... The famous Clapton is God graffiti Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born March 30, 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most respected and influential musicians of the 20th century[1], garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and... The 30th Grammy Awards were held March 2, 1988. ... Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was a jazz pianist and composer. ... The 29th Grammy Awards were held in 1987. ... Andrew Sarris is a film critic and a leading proponent of the Auteur theory of criticism. ... Frank Conroy (January 15, 1936 - April 6, 2005) was an American author, born in New York, New York. ... Jonathan Schwartz (born in New York City in 1938) is an American radio host and disc jockey, known for his devotion to classic American pop standards. ... Murray Kempton (b. ... Wilfrid John Joseph Sheed (born December 27, 1930) is an English-born American novelist and essayist. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and Academy Award-winning actor, often cited as the finest male American popular song vocalist of the 20th century. ... The 28th Grammy Awards were held in 1986. ... Peter Guralnick is a music critic and historian of American popular music. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The 27th Grammy Awards were held February 26, 1985, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Gunther Schuller Gunther Schuller (born November 22, 1925) studied at the St. ... 1928 Columbia Records label with caricature of Paul Whiteman Paul Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was a popular american orchestral leader. ... Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. ... William Henry Webb, usually known as Chick Webb (February 10, 1909–June 16, 1939) was a jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader. ... Tommy Dorsey (November 19, 1905 – November 26, 1956) was a jazz trombonist and bandleader in the Big Band era. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Benny Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz musician, known as King of Swing, Patriarch of the Clarinet, The Professor, and Swings Senior Statesman. He was one of the most important performer of popular music in the twentieth century. ... The 26th Grammy Awards were held in 1984, and were broadcast live on American television. ... William John Evans, (better known as Bill Evans) (August 16, 1929 – September 15, 1980) was one of the most famous jazz pianists of the 20th century; he remains one of the major influences on post-1950s jazz piano. ... The 25th Grammy Awards were held in 1983. ... Bunny Berigan (November 2, 1908 – June 2, 1942) was an early, great jazz trumpeter. ... The 24th Grammy Awards were held in 1982, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Erroll Louis Garner (June 15, 1921 - January 21, 1977) was a jazz pianist whose distinctive and melodic style brought him both popular acclaim and the admiration of peers. ... The 23rd Grammy Awards were held in 1981, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and Academy Award-winning actor, often cited as the finest male American popular song vocalist of the 20th century. ... The 22nd Grammy Awards were held in 1980, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Charlie Parker Charles Bird Parker, Jr. ...

1970s

The 21st Grammy Awards were held in 1979, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... The 20th Grammy Awards were held in 1978, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... The 19th Grammy Awards were held in 1977, and were broadcast live on American television. ... The 18th Grammy Awards were held in 1976, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Pete Hamill Pete Hamill (born 1935) is a prominent American journalist, novelist, and short story writer. ... Blood on the Tracks is a 1975 album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. ... The 17th Grammy Awards were held in 1975, and were broadcast live on American television. ... James Robert (Bob) Wills (March 6, 1905 _ May 13, 1975) was an American comedian and country musician. ... Coleman Hawkins Coleman Randolph Hawkins, nicknamed Hawk and sometimes Bean, (November 21, 1901 or 1904 - May 19, 1969) was a prominent jazz tenor saxophone musician. ... The 16th Grammy Awards were held in 1974, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Art Tatum, The Great Jazz Pianist. ... The 15th Grammy Awards were held in 1973, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Tom T. Hall (born May 25, 1936 in Olive Hill, Kentucky) is an American country balladeer and songwriter. ... The 14th Grammy Awards were held in 1972, and were broadcast live on television in the United States. ... Sam the Sham is the stage name of rock n roll singer Domingo “Sam” Samudio from Dallas, Texas. ... The 13th Grammy Awards were held on 16 March 1971, and were broadcast live on American television. ... Chris Albertson (born Christiern Gunnar Albertson in Reykjavík, Iceland on October 18, 1931) is a New York City-based jazz journalist, writer and record producer. ... Bessie Smith (July, 1892 – September 26, 1937) is largely regarded as the most popular and successful blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s, and by some as the most influential performer in blues history. ... The 12th Grammy Awards were held in 1970. ... Johnny Cash (born J. R. Cash, February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an influential American country and rock and roll singer and songwriter. ... Nashville Skyline is an album by Bob Dylan, released in 1969. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet who has been a major figure in popular music for five decades. ...

1960s


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Grammy Award for Best Album Notes - Classical - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (144 words)
The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes - Classical was presented from 1973 to 1976 alongside the award for Best Album Notes.
Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.
Gunther Schuller (notes writer) for Footlifters performed by Gunther Schuller
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