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Cuban musicians were nominated on Wednesday for the 2015 Latin Grammy Awards, convened annually by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences of the United States.  
This contest, the most important of the Iberian-American sound context, showed in its nominations for this 16th edition some of the island’s instrumentalists and composers with great reputation in the international market.
Iván “Melón” Lewis, a pianist, a composer and a jazz musician of exceptional caliber, stood out for his nominations in the categories of Best New Artist and Best Latin Jazz Album, with the piece Ayer y hoy, under the label of Cezanne Productions.
In the category of Best Traditional Tropical Album, he mentioned, among proposals for the award, the discs Tributo a Los Compadres, No quiero llanto and El alma del son – Tributo a Matamoros, by Josè Alberto, El Canario, & the Septeto Santiaguero and Alain Pérez, respectively.
The first of these albums was recorded by the label Los Canarios and the second one by Warner Music Spain S.L. / Peermusic.
Finally, in the sections devoted to audiovisuals, the video clip Ojos color sol, a theme featuring Calle 13 with Silvio Rodríguez, was nominated in Best Short Form Music Video.


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