"Distances," Norma Winstone

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL SOLO

"Be-Bop," Terrence Blanchard

"Seven Steps to Heaven," Till Bronner

"Waltz for Debby," Gary Burton & Chick Corea

"Son of Thirteen," Pat Metheny

"Be-Bop," James Moody

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"The New Crystal Silence," Chick Corea & Gary Burton

"History, Mystery," Bill Frisell

"Brad Mehldau Trio: Live," Brad Mehldau Trio

"Day Trip," Pat Metheny With Christian McBride & Antonio Sanchez

"Standards," Alan Pasqua, Dave Carpenter & Peter Erskine Trio

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"Appearing Nightly," Carla Bley And Her Remarkable Big Band

"Act Your Age," Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band

"Symphonica," Joe Lovano With WDR Big Band & Rundfunk Orchestra

"Blauklang," Vince Mendoza

"Monday Night Live At The Village Vanguard," The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

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