We’re excited to announce that four of our teachers have been nominated for 2017 Grammy Awards! Our Jazz Guitar teacher Chuck Loeb is nominated for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for his fantastic solo album Unspoken, which also features ArtistWorks Jazz Saxophone teacher Eric Marienthal. ArtistWorks Cello teacher Mike Block is also a member of the Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma and they’ve been nominated for Best World Music Album AND Best Music Film – alright Mike! Our Jazz Drum teacher Peter Erskine is nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for his excellent return to form as Dr. Um. Last but not least, Eric Marienthal also plays in Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band and they’ve been nominated for Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals for their version of the Christmas classic, “Do You Hear What I Hear”.
Original Source: Congratulations to our 2017 Grammy Nominees