For Your Consideration…

Best Jazz Instrumental Album – entry (“Re-Imagining Milton Babbitt: A Centennial Celebration for an Exceptional American”)

Best Improvised Jazz Solo (3)

– entry “Stones” (Track 4) – Doug Davis, soloist (piano) [4:54 – 6:35]

– entry “I Care If You Listen” (Track 2) – Tom Keel, soloist (trombone) [4:49 – 6:40]

– entry “I Care If You Listen” (Track 2) – Ray Zepeda, soloist (alto saxophone, flute) [2:46 – 4:48, 9:31 – 10:30]

Best Instrumental Composition – entry (“I Care If You Listen” – Ray Zepeda, Composer)

Best Arrangement, Instrumental – entry (“I Am That Person” – Ray Zepeda, Arranger)

Album of the Year – entry (“Re-Imagining Milton Babbitt: A Centennial Celebration for an Exceptional American”)

 
  • “… a lively rendition of Dizzy Gillespie’s
    ‘A Night in Tunisia.'”

    – Wei Tchou, The New Yorker
     

  • “Zepeda is off and running. Keep an eye on him…”

    – George Fendel, Jazz Society of Oregon
     

  • “Ray Zepeda articulates the melancholy…”

    – The Descarga Review
     

  • “…Zepeda just tearing it up on the soprano… his melodic sensibility is…rooted in blues and soul.”

    – Thom Jurek, AllMusic

  • “A palette of colors”

    – Easy Reader
     

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