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75 Wins a Grammy Award

The Recording Academy announced today that Joe’s album, 75, won the Grammy award in the category Best Contemporary Jazz Album. Other nominees in that category were Urbanus, Stefon Harris & Blackout; Sounding Point, Julian Lage; At World’s Edge, Philippe Saisse; and Big Neighborhood, Mike Stern.

It was Joe’s first Grammy win for an album under his own name. Several of his post-Weather Report albums were nominated, as was the Zawinul-produced Salif Keita album, Amen. Congratulations to Joe and the Zawinul estate.