Five Members of NYU Steinhardt Community Win Grammy Awards

Five members of the NYU Steinhardt community were among the honorees when the Recording Academy announced its winners at the 61st Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 10, 2019.

Grammy Awards are selected annually to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency, and overall excellence in the recording industry.

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors

Best Alternative Music Album
Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors


Wayne Shorter, an NYU Steinhardt alumnus, won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album.

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Wayne Shorter (STEINHARDT ’56, HON ’10), Artist, Producer, and Songwriter, Emanon

Best Rap Album
Khari Cain (STEINHARDT ’03), Songwriter, Invasion Of Privacy
Andrew Wotman (STEINHARDT, TSOA), Producer, Invasion Of Privacy

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Derek Ganong (STEINHARDT ’12), Recording Engineer, American Dreamers: Voices Of Hope, Music Of Freedom