BMA winners

Jimmy Jacobs jacobslawoffice@KNOLOGY.NET
Fri May 11 14:15:23 EDT 2012

Just in case anyone has missed it, here are the BMA winners from the Blues
Foundation website.   For once, I have to say that I don't have any real
"complaints", but I do wonder whether there was not a "Harmonica" winner or
whether the name was just left off the list.

The complete list of 2012 Blues Music Award winners by category are:

Acoustic Album: Conversations in Blue - David Maxwell & Otis Spann

Acoustic Artist: Eric Bibb

Album: Revelator - Tedeschi Trucks Band

B.B. King Entertainer: Tab Benoit

Band: Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best New Artist Debut: Runaway - Samantha Fish

Contemporary Blues Album: Medicine - Tab Benoit

Contemporary Blues Female Artist: Susan Tedeschi

Contemporary Blues Male Artist: Tab Benoit

DVD: Live at Antone's - Ruthie Foster (Blue Corn)

Gibson Guitar Award: Derek Trucks

Historical Album: Chess Records - Smokestack Lightning/The Complete Chess
Masters 1951-1960 (Howlin' Wolf)

Instrumentalist-Bass: Biscuit Miller

Instrumentalist-Drums: Chris Layton

Instrumentalist-Harmonica: <>

Instrumentalist-Horn: Terry Hanck

Instrumentalist-Other: Sonny Rhodes, lap steel guitar

Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female): Ruthie Foster

Pinetop Perkins Piano Player: Marcia Ball

Rock Blues Album: Dust Bowl - Joe Bonamassa

Song: "The Lord is Waiting, the Devil is Too" - Johnny Sansone

Soul Blues Album: Show You a Good Time Bobby Rush

Soul Blues Female Artist: Denise LaSalle

Soul Blues Male Artist: Curtis Salgado

Traditional Blues Album: Chicago Blues A Living History the (R)evolution
Continues - Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell, Carlos

Traditional Blues Male Artist: Charlie Musselwhite

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