The most exciting part of the “biggest night in music” happens in the afternoon, when artists in jazz and other categories are recognized for their work. The envelope please.
Best Jazz Vocal Album: Gregory Porter was the odds-on favorite to take the jazz vocal category. His solid performance throughout “Take Me To The Alley” was among the most played on KUVO airwaves. His message after receiving the gramophone trophy: “Keep spreading love. No love dying.” (LA Times)