February 11, 2008: Herbie Hancock's "River: The Joni Letters" Wins Album of the Year.

Herbie Hancock's

Added: 2008-02-28

Herbie Hancock's album River: The Joni Letters won the GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year, making it the first time a jazz artist has won Album of the Year since 1964.

Leonard Cohen, Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, Corinne Bailey Rae, Luciana Souza & Tina Turner, featured artists; Herbie Hancock & Larry Klein, producers; Helik Hadar, engineer/mixer; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer.

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SOURCE: Michael Ricci

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