December 18, 2007
Peter Macchia

"Hello to all my friends and wonderful musicians. I wanted to let you know that I received a nomination for a Grammy in the BEST INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT category for my treatment of "Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair". If you'd like to hear the arrangement for FREE it's at

I'm thrilled and honored to be nominated for this award and I thank all of you who helped get me there. Please feel free to vote for me if you have the inclination!"- Frank Macchia

"Emotions" received a Blue Chip Award for Top Jazz Album of 2007 from legendary jazz journalist Dr. Herb Wong.
Review quotes:
"This combination of tenor soloist & strings is a lovely and substantive affair." JazzTimes Magazine
"Macchias soulful tenor saxophone stands strong" - Cadence Magazine
"a long time since music has been quite so daring, yet so beguiling." All About Jazz Magazine