DETROIT MUSIC AWARDS - OUR FRIENDS HONORED
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!
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