Vermont native Erin Bentlage wins Grammy award

Vermont native Erin Bentlage wins Grammy award

A Vermont native has won her very first Grammy award.Jazz musician and songwriter Erin Bentlage picked up a Grammy on Sunday night for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for “In The Wee Small Hours of The Morning”, a song featuring Jacob Collier off of the debut album of her group, säje. The group includes other members Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor and Johnaye Kendrick.Bentlage, who is currently a faculty member at the Los Angeles College of Music and the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, was nominated previously in 2020 in the same category for the group’s debut original song back in 2019.Bentlage’s website says she has contributed to projects including film scores and singing backup vocals for artists including Moonchild, Pomplamoose, Michael Mayo and Sara Gazarek.säje is playing a show at Higher Ground in South Burlington on March 31.Meanwhile, Vermont rocker Noah Kahan did not pick up a Grammy for Best New Artist at this year’s Grammys, losing out to vocalist Victoria Monét.

A Vermont native has won her very first Grammy award.

Jazz musician and songwriter Erin Bentlage picked up a Grammy on Sunday night for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for “In The Wee Small Hours of The Morning“, a song featuring Jacob Collier off of the debut album of her group, säje.

The group includes other members Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor and Johnaye Kendrick.

Bentlage, who is currently a faculty member at the Los Angeles College of Music and the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, was nominated previously in 2020 in the same category for the group’s debut original song back in 2019.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 04: (L-R) Erin Bentlage, Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor, Johnaye Kendrick, and Jacob Collier accept the &quot&#x3B;Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals&quot&#x3B; award for &quot&#x3B;In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning&quot&#x3B;  onstage during the 66th GRAMMY Awards at Peacock Theater on February 04, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

Leon Bennett

(L-R) Erin Bentlage, Sara Gazarek, Amanda Taylor, Johnaye Kendrick, and Jacob Collier accept the “Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals” award for “In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning” onstage during the 66th GRAMMY Awards at Peacock Theater on February 04, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.

Bentlage’s website says she has contributed to projects including film scores and singing backup vocals for artists including Moonchild, Pomplamoose, Michael Mayo and Sara Gazarek.

säje is playing a show at Higher Ground in South Burlington on March 31.

Meanwhile, Vermont rocker Noah Kahan did not pick up a Grammy for Best New Artist at this year’s Grammys, losing out to vocalist Victoria Monét.

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