21.12.2015

Американский «Фонд блюза» опубликовал список претендентов на высшую премию в области жанра за 2015 – на Blues Music Awards. Среди номинантов, из которых жюри, состоящее из воротил блюз/бизнеса, музкритиков и общественных активистов, выберет 5 мая и объявит на церемонии в Мемфисе, выделается харпер James Harman и клавишник Anthony Geraci. Каждый и них ветеран со стажем в несколько десятилетий и выдвигается в 4 категориях. Мистер Герачи, к примеру, трудился в группах таких как B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Big Mama Thornton, в Sugar Ray and the Bluetones и Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters. Менее знаком в РФ также четырежды претендент Sugaray Rayford за достоинства его альбома «Southside».     

 

 

 

Полный список лауреатов:

 

B.B. King Entertainer of the Year

  • John Németh
  • Rick Estrin
  • Shemekia Copeland
  • Sugaray Rayford
  • Victor Wainwright

Album

  • Fifty Shades of Blue - Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues All-Stars
  • Born to Play Guitar - Buddy Guy
  • Bonetime - James Harman
  • Holding Court - The Cash Box Kings    
  • If Nothing Ever Changes - Wee Willie Walker 

Song

  • Bad Feet/Bad Hair written and performed by James Harman
  • Fifty Shades of Blue written by Anthony Geraci and performed by Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues All-Stars
  • Gonna Live Again written and performed by Walter Trout
  • Southside of Town written by Sugaray Rayford and & Ralph Carter and performed by Sugaray Rayford
  • You Got It Good (and That Ain’t Bad) written and performed by Doug MacLeod

Band

  • Andy T - Nick Nixon Band
  • Rick Estrin & the Nightcats
  • Sugar Ray & the Bluetones
  • The Cash Box Kings
  • Victor Wainwright & the Wild Roots

Best New Artist Album

  • One at a Time - Eddie Cotton 
  • Way Down South - Igor Prado Band 
  • Blues in Good Hands - Mighty Mike Schermer 
  • The Blues Child - Mr. Sipp 
  • Feel These Blues - Slam Allen 

Historical Album

  • The Henry Gray/Bob Corritore Sessions, Vol. 1, Blues Won’t Let Me Take My Rest on Delta Groove Records
  • Hawk Squat by J. B. Hutto & His Hawks on Delmark Records
  • Southside Blues Jam by Junior Wells on Delmark Records
  • Buzzin’ the Blues by Slim Harpo on Bear Family Records
  • Dynamite! The Unsung King of the Blues by Tampa Red on Ace Records

Acoustic Artist

  • Doug MacLeod
  • Eric Bibb
  • Gaye Adegbalola
  • Guy Davis
  • Ian Siegal

Acoustic Album

  • Exactly Like This - Doug MacLeod 
  • The Acoustic Blues & Roots of Duke Robillard - Duke Robillard
  • Blues People - Eric Bibb 
  • Kokomo Kidd - Guy Davis 
  • The Ragpicker String Band - The Ragpicker String Band 

Contemporary Blues Female Artist

  • Beth Hart
  • Karen Lovely
  • Nikki Hill
  • Samantha Fish
  • Shemekia Copeland

Contemporary Blues Male Artist

  • Brandon Santini
  • Eugene Hideaway Bridges
  • Jarekus Singleton
  • Joe Louis Walker
  • Sugaray Rayford 

Contemporary Blues Album

  • Born to Play Guitar - Buddy Guy
  • Hold on a Little Bit Longer - Eugene Hideaway Bridges
  • Outskirts of Love - Shemekia Copeland
  • Bound by the Blues - Sonny Landreth
  • Southside - Sugaray Rayford

Rock Blues Album

  • Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks - Joe Bonamassa 
  • Everybody Wants a Piece - Joe Louis Walker 
  • Don’t Look Back - Royal Southern Brotherhood 
  • Tough Love - Tinsley Ellis 
  • Battle Scars - Walter Trout 

Soul Blues Female Artist

  • Bettye LaVette
  • Dorothy Moore
  • Missy Anderson
  • Toni Lynn Washington
  • Vaneese Thomas

Soul Blues Male Artist

  • Frank Bey 
  • Jackie Payne
  • Johnny Rawls
  • Otis Clay
  • Wee Willie Walker

Soul Blues Album

  • Not Goin’ Away - Bey Paule Band 
  • This Time for Real - Billy Price & Otis Clay 
  • I Saw the Blues - Jackie Payne 
  • Day into Night - Tad Robinson 
  • If Nothing Ever Changes - Wee Willie Walker 

Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female Artist)

  • Diunna Greenleaf
  • Fiona Boyes
  • Ruthie Foster
  • Trudy Lynn
  • Zora Young

Traditional Blues Male Artist

  • Cedric Burnside
  • Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin
  • James Harman
  • Jimmy Burns
  • John Primer

Traditional Blues Album

  • Numbers Man - Andy T - Nick Nixon Band 
  • Fifty Shades of Blue - Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues All-Stars 
  • Descendants of Hill Country - Cedric Burnside Project 
  • Bonetime - James Harman 
  • Holding Court - The Cash Box Kings 

Pinetop Perkins Piano Player

  • Allen Toussaint
  • Anthony Geraci
  • Barrelhouse Chuck
  • John Ginty
  • Victor Wainwright

Instrumentalist — Bass

  • Charlie Wooton
  • Lisa Mann
  • Michael «Mudcat» Ward
  • Patrick Rynn
  • Willie J. Campbell

Instrumentalist — Drums

  • Cedric Burnside
  • Jimi Bott
  • June Core
  • Tom Hambridge
  • Tony Braunagel

Instrumentalist — Guitar

  • Anson Funderburgh
  • Kid Andersen
  • Monster Mike Welch
  • Ronnie Earl
  • Sonny Landreth

Instrumentalist — Harmonica

  • Billy Branch
  • Brandon Santini
  • James Harman
  • Jason Ricci
  • Kim Wilson

Instrumentalist — Horn

  • Al Basile
  • Doug James
  • Kaz Kazanoff
  • Sax Gordon
  • Terry Hanck

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