jueves, 3 de julio de 2014

35th Blues Music Award

The Blues Foundation presented the 35th Blues Music Awards Thursday night, May 8 in Memphis. The event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. Three awards went to Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks and their band, while a Little Walter tribute featuring five top harmonica players received two awards, including album of the year. First time winners included Gary Clark Jr., Doug MacLeod, John Németh, Shawn Holt & the Teardrops, Trampled Under Foot and their female bassist Danielle Schnebelen.

The complete list of winners are:

Acoustic Album: 
There’s a Time – Doug MacLeod

Acoustic Artist: 
Doug MacLeod

Remembering Little Walter – Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman

B.B. King Entertainer: 
Buddy Guy

Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best New Artist Debut: 
Daddy Told Me – Shawn Holt & the Teardrops

Contemporary Blues Album: 
Badlands – Trampled Under Foot

Contemporary Blues Female Artist: 
Susan Tedeschi

Contemporary Blues Male Artist: 
Gary Clark Jr.

Ruf Records – Songs from the Road (Royal Southern Brotherhood)

Historical Album: 
Bear Family – The Sun Blues Box

Danielle Schnebelen

Cedric Burnside

Ronnie Earl

Charlie Musselwhite

Eddie Shaw

Koko Taylor Award: 
Diunna Greenleaf

Pinetop Perkins Piano Player: 
Victor Wainwright

Rock Blues Album: 
Made Up Mind – Tedeschi Trucks Band

”Blues in My Soul” – Lurrie Bell

Soul Blues Album: 
Down in Louisiana – Bobby Rush

Soul Blues Female Artist: 
Irma Thomas

Soul Blues Male Artist: 
John Nemeth

Traditional Blues Album: 
Remembering Little Walter – Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman

Traditional Blues Male Artist: 
James Cotton

Cada año, The Blues Foundation presenta los premios The Keeping The Blues Alive que se entregan a individuos u organizaciones que han contribuido significacivamente a la difusión del Blues en el mundo. 

Felicidades a los agraciados este año que son:

Affiliated Organization: 
Crossroads Blues Society of Illinois – Rockford, Illinois

Cristen Craven Barnard – Senatobia, Mississippi

Kingston Mines – Chicago, Illinois

Tas Cru – Chaumont, New York

Festival (International): 

Festival (U.S.): 

Film, Television and Video: 
Stefan Grossman – Sparta, New Jersey

Historical Preservation: 
George Mitchell – Fort Myers, Florida

The Royal Mail Hotel – Goodna, Queensland, Australia

Gene Tomko – Lafayette, Louisiana

Gerard Herzhaft – Lyon, France

Marcia Weaver – Jackson, Mississippi

Dick Waterman – Oxford, Mississippi

Tom Hambridge – Nashville, Tennessee

Myron Mu – San Francisco, California

Frank Roszak – North Hills, California

Radio (Commercial): 
Jerry Schaefer – East Islip, New York

Radio (Public): 
Larry Lisk – St. Petersburg, Florida

Record Label: 
Stony Plain Records – Edmonton, Alberta

Special Committee Award: 
Blue Star Connection – Winter Park, Colorado

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