Best Traditional Jazz Performance

Soul Train Awards 2013

Nicole Henry – "Waiting in Vain"

There was no waiting on this smoothed-out track that was heightened by Nicole's easy vocals.

Soul Train Awards 2013

George Benson Featuring Wynton Marsalis – "Unforgettable"

As part of his tribute to Nat King Cole, Benson linked up with Marsalis to deliver an amazing rendition of the timeless hit.

Soul Train Awards 2013

Jeffrey Osborne feat. Chaka Khan – "Baby its Cold Outside"

Invoking that throwback sound, Osbourne's and Chaka's snazzy track takes you back to cool lounges where the cool kids hang.

Soul Train Awards 2013

Tony Bennett Featuring Marc Anthony – "For Once in My Life"

Tony Bennett mixes that old school jazz sound with Marc Anthony's contemporary sensibilities.

Soul Train Awards 2013

Terence Blanchard – "Pet Step Sitter’s Theme Song"

As one of the purveyors of traditional jazz, Blanchard is far from a pet step sitter, he's more of a hot stepper.