Local Wins at the 2012 Grammys

By Jordan Weinstein

Feb. 14, 2012

LISTEN: to Jordan Weinstein's talk with Steve Greenlee

BOSTON — U.K.-born Adele grabbed the headlines and stage time, but at least six of the night's winners have Boston connections. We talk with Steve Greenlee, features editor at the Boston Globe, abour our local stars. "It just shows you ... not even just what an immense pool of talent we have here but how deep and broad it is," Greenlee said. "Grammy winners from Boston cut across all categories."

Jeff Bhasker: Best Rap Song (songwriter, Berklee graduate)
Terri Lyne Carrington: Best Jazz Vocal Album
Louis C.K.: Best Comedy Album
Chick Corea: two awards
Susan Tedeschi of the Tedeschi Trucks Band: Best Blues Album
Alison Krauss and Union Station: Best Bluegrass Album, recorded at Burlington, Mass.–based Rounder Records

Hear a montage of some Boston winners and nominees:
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