Disney & Pixar’s Soul: A List of Awards Won by Jazz Musician Jon Batiste

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Disney and Pixar Soul is an incredible movie that deserves all the love and praise. So we’re happy to hear that the creators who worked on the Oscar-winning film are receiving their flowers.

Jazz musician Jon Batiste, for example, had a very successful awards season as, alongside fellow musicians Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, he was recognized for Soulis the amazing score. SoulThe music of has been awarded internationally at the BAFTAs, Golden Globes, NAACP Image Awards, and more. Last weekend, the trio also won an Oscar.

“What is profound is that God gave us 12 notes. These are the same 12 notes that Duke Ellington had, Bach had, Nina Simone (had)… This moment is the culmination of a series of miracles. It’s so powerful to stand here and the lineage we come from, the lineage in this movie… I’m just grateful to God for those 12 notes,” Batiste said of the accomplishment.

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In addition to contributing original music, Batiste’s hands were filmed at the keyboard “as a reference to help Pixar animators create authentic musical performances for the film’s title character,” a press release read. See a behind-the-scenes clip below.

“Jon Batiste did a phenomenal job writing all the jazz music you hear in the movie,” said co-director and screenwriter Kemp Powers, adding “the animators animated the movements of his fingers.”

Below is a complete list of awards won for Souluntil now. Join us in saluting the young king, who has also recorded a new studio album, We areBetween Soul sessions. Check out his latest project HERE.

Oscars – Best Achievement in Music Written for the Motion Picture (Original Score)

Annie Awards – Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature

Austin Film Critics Association – High Score

BAFTA – Original Music

Black Reel Awards – Outstanding Score

Boston Online Film Critics Association – Best Original Score

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards – Best Original Score

Chicago Indie Critics – Best Original Score

Columbus Film Critics Association – Best Original Score

Critics’ Choice Movie Awards – High Score

Denver Film Critics Society – Best Original Score

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards – High Score

Georgia Film Critics Association – Best Original Score

Golden Globes – Best Original Score – Motion Picture

Greater Western New York Film Critics Association – Best Original Score

Hollywood Critics Association – High Score

Hollywood Music in Media Association – Best Original Score

Houston Film Critics Society – Best Original Score

International Online Cinema Awards – Best Original Score

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards – Best Score

Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Film Awards – Best Musical Score

Los Angeles Film Critics Association – Best Original Score

NAACP Image Awards – Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album and Outstanding Jazz Album – Instrumental

North Carolina Film Critics Association – Best Original Score

Online Film & Television Association – Best Original Score

Online Film Critics Society – Best Original Score

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle – Best Original Score

Phoenix Critics’ Circle – High Score

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards – Best Original Score

San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle – Best Original Score

Seattle Film Critics Society – Best Original Score

Society of Composers and Lyricists Awards – Outstanding Original Score for a Studio Motion Picture

St. Louis Film Critics Association – Best Score

Utah Film Critics Association – Best Original Score

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards – Best Original Score