Saturday, April 17, 2010

Detroit Music Awards Winners Announced

The following friends of the Detroit Blues Society were honored last night at the Detroit Music Awards:

Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Songwriter - Emily Rose

Outstanding Blues Artist/Group - Johnnie Bassett

Outstanding Blues/R&B Instrumentalist - Johnnie Bassett ( guitar )

Outstanding Blues/R&B Recording - Motor City Josh " Forty Four: A Tribute to Howlin' Wolf "

Outstanding Blues/R&B Songwriter - Chris Codish

Outstanding Blues/R&B Vocalist - Thornetta Davis

Outstanding R&B Artist/Group - Howling Diablos

Outstanding Live Performance - Hot Club of Detroit

Outstanding Live Sound Technician - Neil Sever ( Memphis Smoke / Various )

Outstanding Local Record Label - Mack Avenue Records

Outstanding National Small/Independent Label Recording - Johnnie Bassett " The Gentleman is Back " ( Mack Avenue )

Outstanding Video / Independent Budget (Under $10,000) - Paul Miles " Motown Still Our Town "

Outstanding Video / Major Budget (Over $10,000) - The Motor City Horns and The Brothers Groove featuring Thornetta Davis " Kissing My Love "

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Musician - bugs Beddow - ( flute )

Outstanding Jazz Composer - Chris Codish

Outstanding Jazz Instrumentalist - Keith Kaminski - ( saxophone )

Outstanding Jazz Vocalist - Chris Codish

Outstanding Traditional Jazz Artist/Group - Hot Club of Detroit

Outstanding Urban/Funk Artist/Group - The Brothers Groove

Outstanding Urban/Funk Musician
- Skeeto Valdez ( drums )

Outstanding Urban/Funk Songwriter - Chris Codish

Outstanding Urban/Funk Vocalist
- Nadir

Outstanding Urban/Funk/Hip-Hop Recording - The Howling Diablos " Divine Trash Highway "

Please join us in congratulating these superb folks for their achievements!

For more on the Detroit Music Awards

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