Concord Music Group News

NEWS 10 Feb 2013

CONCORD MUSIC GROUP 8 Wins At 55Th Annual Grammy Awards

February 10th, 2013 - Los Angeles, CA - Concord Music Group, one of the world's leading independent music companies celebrated a night of achievement this evening at the 55thAnnual GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles winning 8 awards out of the company's impressive 26 nominations overall. The group's 8 Grammy wins represent roughly 10% of the 81 total Grammys awarded today and are indicative of the company's enduring artistic excellence across a wide variety of musical categories. Concord Music Group's renowned family of labels includes Concord, Rounder, Fantasy, Concord Jazz, Stax, Telarc, Hear Music, and Heads Up International among many others.

"I'm so happy that I want to give everyone ‘Kisses on the Bottom'...along with all our other Grammy winning and nominated albums," stated Concord Music Group president and CEO Glen Barros. "I'm so grateful to work with such amazing artists and one of the best teams in the business."

Below is the complete list of Concord Music Group GRAMMY winners:

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Kisses on the Bottom

Paul McCartney

[Hear Music]

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Hot House

Gary Burton & Chick Corea, soloists

Track from: Hot House

[Concord Jazz]

Best Instrumental Composition

Mozart Goes Dancing

Chick Corea, composer (Chick Corea & Gary Burton)

Track from: Hot House

[Concord Jazz]

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Radio Music Society

Esperanza Spalding

[Heads Up International]

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)

City of Roses

Thara Memory & Esperanza Spalding, arrangers (Esperanza Spalding)

Track from: Radio Music Society

[Heads Up International]

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You)

Arturo Sandoval

[Concord Jazz]

Best Bluegrass Album

Nobody Knows You

Steep Canyon Rangers


Best Album Notes

Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles

Billy Vera, album notes writer (Ray Charles)



Concord Music Group


For more information, please contact:

Joel Amsterdam - Concord Music Group - 310-385-4206

[email protected]


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