NYU Steinhardt Celebrates 2019 Grammy Award Nominees

NYU Steinhardt congratulations our alumni who received 2019 Grammy awards and nominations.  We will be rooting for them during the 61st Annual Grammy Award telecast on February 10th, 2019.

Kudos go to:

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

  • Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors

Best Alternative Music Album

  • Alex Epton (STEINHARDT ’02), Recording Engineer, American Utopia
  • Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • Wayne Shorter (STEINHARDT ’56, HON ’10), Artist, Producer, Songwriter, “Emanon”
  • Wayne Shorter (STEINHARDT ’56, HON ’10), Songwriter, “Live in Europe.”

    Wayne Shorter, award-winning composer and saxophonist, is among this year’s nominees.

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • Ben Kane (STEINHARDT), Mixer, Recording Engineer, Chris Dave And The Drumhedz

Best R&B Album

  • Ben Kane (STEINHARDT), Mixer, Recording Engineer, Gumbo Unplugged (Live)

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”
  • Brian Montgomery (STEINHARDT ’92), Mixer, “All Can Work”

Best Latin Jazz Album

  • Brian Montgomery (STEINHARDT ’92), Mixer, “Yo Soy La Tradición”

Best Tropical Latin Album

  • Michael Eckroth (STEINHARDT ’16), Songwriter, “Orquesta Akokán”

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

  • Nicole Zuraitis (STEINHARDT ’07), Arranger, “Jolene”

Best Immersive Audio Album

  • Darcy Proper (STEINHARDT ’90), Surround Mastering Engineer, “Symbol”