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Jazz Awards – Jazz Inside Jazz Awards 2012 Winners

2012 Jazz Inside Jazz Awards – Winners

Jazz Inside thanks the diverse group of active jazz world professionals – including artist-musicians, writers, educators, record label executives, venue owners and managers, publicists, and industry participants – who voted in the The Jazz Music Awards 2012.
Voting is open to artists and active industry professionals. There are no barriers to participate – no memberships to buy, no costs to attend events, no products or services, or travel. The Jazz Inside Jazz Awards are designed so that jazz world participants who want to voice their vote can do so without any strings attached.

We look forward to more and more jazz artists and industry participants voting in 2013.

Below are the winners (#1 slot) and top vote getters in the 28 categories.

(Photo above right: Miguel Zenon, Winner, Album of The Year)

JAZZ ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  1. Joe Lovano
  2. David Liebman
  3. Arturo Sandova
  4. Chick Corea
  5. Sonny Rollins
  6. Gary Smulyan
  7. Christian McBride
  8. Wynton Marsalis
  9. Terri Lyne Carrington
  10. Mike Longo

 

 

TENOR SAX

  1. Sonny Rollins
  2. Joe Lovano
  3. Branford Marsalis
  4. Jimmy Heath
  5. Benny Golson
  6. Frank Wess
  7. Charles Lloyd
  8. Chris Potter
  9. George Coleman
  10. Ravi Coltrane

(Photo left: Sonny Rollins)

 

 

ALTO SAX

  1. Steve Wilson
  2. Phil Woods
  3. Ornette Coleman
  4. Paquito D’Rivera
  5. Kenny Garrett
  6. Miguel Zenon
  7. Lee Konitz
  8. Gary Bartz
  9. Charles McPherson
  10. Sonny Fortune

BARITONE SAX

  1. Gary Smulyan
  2. Ronnie Cuber
  3. Scott Robinson
  4. Joe Temperley
  5. Frank Basile
  6. Kenny Berger
  7. Roger Rosenberg
  8. Lauren Sevian
  9. Claire Daly
  10. Fred Ho

SOPRANO SAX

  1. Wayne Shorter
  2. David Liebman
  3. Jane Ira Bloom
  4. Anthony Braxton
  5. Bob Wilber

CLARINET

  1. Paquito D’Rivera
  2. Don Byron
  3. Ken Peplowski
  4. Anat Cohen
  5. Dr. Michael White
  6. Victor Goines
  7. Evan Christopher
  8. Dick Oatts
  9. Oran Etkin
  10. Gebhard Ullmann

FLUTE

  1. Hubert Laws
  2. Lew Tabackin
  3. Ali Ryerson
  4. Jamie Baum
  5. Holly Hofmann
  6. Andrea Brachfeld
  7. Dave Valentin
  8. Mark Weinstein
  9. Nicole Mitchell
  10. Roy Campbell

TRUMPET

  1. Tom Harrell
  2. Wynton Marsalis
  3. Roy Hargrove
  4. Terence Blanchard
  5. Clark Terry
  6. Jon Faddis
  7. Randy Brecker
  8. Wallace Roney
  9. Terell Stafford
  10. Sean Jones

TROMBONE

  1. Steve Turre
  2. Wycliffe Gordon
  3. Slide Hampton
  4. Conrad Herwig
  5. Luis Bonilla
  6. Robin Eubanks
  7. Clifton Anderson
  8. John Fedchock
  9. Dick Griffin
  10. Ryan Keberle

ORGAN

  1. Joey DeFrancesco
  2. Dr. Lonnie Smith
  3. Larry Goldings
  4. Gary Versace
  5. Sam Yahel
  6. Mike LeDonne
  7. Melvin Rhyne
  8. Tony Monaco
  9. Bill Cunliffe
  10. Jared Gold

PIANO

  1. Kenny Barron
  2. Chick Corea
  3. Cedar Walton
  4. Jason Moran
  5. Mulgrew Miller
  6. Mike Longo
  7. McCoy Tyner
  8. Keith Jarrett
  9. Brad Mehldau
  10. Fred Hersch

BASS

  1. Christian McBride
  2. Dave Holland
  3. Ron Carter
  4. Rufus Reid
  5. Charlie Haden
  6. Esperanza Spalding
  7. Peter Washington
  8. Buster Williams
  9. Bob Cranshaw
  10. Steve Swallow

DRUMS

  1. Jack DeJohnette
  2. Terri Lyne Carrington
  3. Peter Erskine
  4. Carl Allen
  5. Joey Baron
  6. Adam Cruz
  7. Jimmy Cobb
  8. Billy Cobham
  9. Duduka DaFonseca
  10. Steve Gadd

PERCUSSION

  1. Cyro Baptista
  2. Café
  3. Candido
  4. Chembo Corniel
  5. Steve Kroon
  6. Sammy Figueroa
  7. Willie Martinez
  8. Alex Acuna

GUITAR

  1. John Scofield
  2. Pat Metheny
  3. Russell Malone
  4. John Abercrombie
  5. Vic Juris
  6. Kevin Eubanks
  7. George Benson
  8. Mike Stern
  9. Peter Bernstein
  10. Pat Martino

VIBES

  1. Gary Burton
  2. Joe Locke
  3. Stefon Harris
  4. Steve Nelson
  5. Mark Sherman
  6. Mike Mainieri
  7. Warren Wolf
  8. Terry Gibbs
  9. Brian Carrott
  10. Chuck Redd

FEMALE VOCAL

  1. Dianne Reeves
  2. Cassandra Wilson
  3. Dee Dee Bridgewater
  4. Sheila Jordan
  5. Carmen Lundy
  6. Rene Marie
  7. Karrin Allyson
  8. Gretchen Parlato
  9. Nnenna Freelon
  10. Carla Cook

MALE VOCALIST

  1. Tony Bennett
  2. Kurt Elling
  3. Freddy Cole
  4. Bobby McFerrin
  5. Gregory Porter
  6. Mark Murphy
  7. Jon Hendricks
  8. Kevin Mahogany
  9. Jimmy Scott
  10. Allan Harris

ARRANGER

  1. Maria Schneider
  2. Gerald Wilson
  3. Jimmy Heath
  4. Johnny Mandel
  5. Jim McNeely
  6. Arturo O’Farrill
  7. Bob Mintzer
  8. Mike Longo
  9. Bob Belden
  10. Gordon Goodwin

JAZZ CLUBS

  1. Village Vanguard
  2. Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola
  3. Jazz Standard
  4. Smalls
  5. Blue Note
  6. 55 Bar
  7. Kitano
  8. Cornelia Street Café
  9. Smoke
  10. Birdland

RECORD LABEL

  1. Blue Note
  2. ECM
  3. Motema
  4. Nonesuch
  5. Concord
  6. Mack Avenue
  7. Criss Cross
  8. High Note
  9. Arbors
  10. Capri

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  1. Great Puerto Rican Songbook – Miguel Zenon
  2. Christian McBride Big Band – The Good Feeling
  3. Ryan Truesdell – CENTENNIAL: Newly Discovered Works of Gill Evans
  4. Fred Hersch – Alone at the Vanguard
  5. Captain Black Big Band – Captain Black Big Band
  6. Gregory Porter – Be Good
  7. For The Moment – Bob Mintzer Big Band
  8. Corea Clarke White Forever

REISSUE / HISTORICAL RECORDING

  1. Wes Montgomery, Echoes of Indiana Avenue
  2. Smithsonian Jazz Anthology
  3. Freddie Hubbard – Straight Life
  4. George Benson – Body Talk

 

GROUP

  1. Keith Jarrett Trio
  2. Trio Da Paz
  3. Ellington Legacy Band
  4. Medeski Martin & Wood
  5. Bad Plus
  6. SF Jazz
  7. New York Voices
  8. Mingus Dynasty
  9. Manhattan Transfer
  10. The Cookers

BIG BAND

  1. Maria Schneider
  2. Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
  3. Jazz At Lincoln Center  Orchestra
  4. Gerald Wilson
  5. Mingus Big Band
  6. Jimmy Heath Big Band
  7. Diva Jazz Orchestra
  8. Captain Black Big Band
  9. Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band
  10. Westchester Jazz Orchestra

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

  1. Wayne Shorter
  2. Roy Haynes
  3. Tony Bennett
  4. Sonny Rollins
  5. Chick Corea
  6. Dave Brubeck
  7. Herbie Hancock
  8. Barry Harris
  9. Clark Terry
  10. Bobby Hutcherson

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