Dave Brubeck receives a posthumous Grammy Award nomination.
Dave Brubeck received a posthumous Grammy Award nomination in the best instrumental composition category for a symphonic piece inspired by Ansel Adams' iconic black-and-white photographs.
Dave & Chris were nominated for "Music of Ansel Adams: America," performed by the Temple University Symphony Orchestra. The announcement came hours the announcement of Dave’s passing.
Dave Brubeck initially composed the 22-minute work as a piano piece and it was transformed by Chris into a full orchestral score. It was released earlier this year as an EP.
Dave Brubeck received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996, but has never won a Grammy in a regular category. The Grammys are February 10 in Los Angeles.