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Jazz Caliente: It's Grammy Time!

Grammy nominee Aymee Nuviola
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Grammy nominee Aymée Nuviola"

The Grammy Awards will be televised this Sunday at 5 p.m. Pacific Time. On Saturday's Jazz Caliente, we'll sample the five nominees for Best Latin Jazz Album. Here's some background on each album, in the artists' own words.

Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, "Four Questions" 

Afro Peruvian Jazz Orchestra, "Tradiciones" 

Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Aymée Nuviola, "Viento Y Tiempo: Live at Blue Note Tokyo" 

Chico Pinheiro, "City of Dreams" 

Poncho Sanchez, "Trane's Delight" 

Listen for selections from each of these Grammy-nominated albums on Jazz Caliente this week!

Jazz Caliente airs Saturdays at 5 p.m. The show is hosted by Robin Lloyd and produced by KNKX Public Radio.

Originally from Detroit, Robin Lloyd has been presenting jazz, blues and Latin jazz on public radio for nearly 40 years. She's a member of the Jazz Education Network and the Jazz Journalists Association.