The 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY Award nominations have been announced. The flamenco singer José Mercé has received two Latin GRAMMY nominations for his most recent recording called Ruido (EMI), which was released in May this year. It was nominated in the category of Best Engineered Album as well as in the category of Best Flamenco Album. The engineers were: José Amosa, Fran Báñez, Antonio Ruiz and Eduardo Ruiz; with Eduardo Ruiz as the mastering engineer.
In the category which is dedicated to flamenco called Best Flamenco Album, the nominations are:
El Sentido del Aire by Juan Carmona (Le Chant Du Monde) including Duquende, Chano Dominguez, Montse Cortés, Joaquín Grilo and Paquete.
Ruido by José Mercé (EMI Music/Virgin Music) where he is accompanied by guitarists Moraíto Chico (Manuel Moreno Junquera), Juan Carlos Romero, Diego del Morao, who is Moraíto’s son, and Dani de Morón.
Morente Flamenco en Directo by Enrique Morente (Universal Music Group), a live album including his three children
Española by Niño Josele (Warner Music Spain), where the flamenco guitarist is joined by the saxophonist Ralph Brown, electric bass player Alain Pérez, Phil Woods on alto saxophone, among many others.
Sonanta Suite by Tomatito (Universal Music Spain) performing with the Orquesta Nacional de España, conducted by Josep Pons.
More details of the Latin GRAMMYS are available at www.latingrammy.com
© 2010 Thérèse Wassily Saba