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Previous Jazz and Blues Music Winners and Honorees of the San Diego Music Awards

Previous Jazz and Blues Music Winners and Honorees of the San Diego Music Awards
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: October 5, 2015
We've scoured the lists of San Diego Music Awards Winners and Lifetime Achievement Honorees to bring you the Jazz and Blues artists that have won and been honored at all previous shows, starting in 1991. You curious folks will be able to wow your friends with answer to such questions as "How Many Jazz and Blues Artists have Lifetime Achievement Awards?" or "Who Was The First (and Only) Jazz Artist to Win Artist of the Year?" or "What two Jazz 88 Hosts have received a Lifetime Achievement Award?" or you can make up your own "San Diego Music Awards Jazz and Blues Trivial Pursuit" game and play it with your friends!  READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE for the complete list by year...

Previous Jazz and Blues Music Winners and Honorees of the San Diego Music Awards

2015 
  • Lifetime Achivement Honoree - Peter Sprague (The 13th Jazz or Blues Artist to be so honored.)
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2014 
  • Lifetime Achievement Honoree - Tomcat Courtney 
  • Best Blues Album - Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact - Self Titled
  • Best Blues  - Ronin Henkel
  • Best Jazz Album  - Nathan Hubbard - Encinitas and Everything After
  • Best Jazz  - Gilbert Castellanos
2013
  • Lifetime Achievement Honoree - Daniel Jackson
  • Artist of the Year  - Gilbert Castellanos  (First, and only...so far, time by a Jazz Artist!)
  • Best Blues Album - Low Volts - Oh My Stars
  • Best Blues - The Bayou Brothers
  • Best Jazz Album - Gilbert Castellanos - Federal Jazz Project
  • Best Jazz - Gilbert Castellanos
2012
  • Lifetime Achievement Honoree - Mike Wofford
  • Best Blues - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds
  • Best Blues Album - Candye Kane - Sister Vagabond
  • Best Jazz - Erika Davies
  • Best Jazz Album - Gregory Page - Shine Shine Shine 
2011
  • Best Blues - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds 
  • Best Blues Album - Low Volts - Twist Shake Grind Break
  • Best Jazz - In Motion Trio
  • Best Jazz Album - The Mattson 2 - Feeling Hands
  • Best New Artist - Low Volts 
2010
  • Best Big Band - Big Time Operator (Last Best Big Band winner)
  • Best Blues - Tomcat Courtney 
  • Best Blues Album - Sue Palmer - After Hours 
  • Best Jazz - Jaime Valle 
  • Best Jazz Album - Steph Johnson - Mysterious Feminine
2009
  • Best Blues - West of Memphis 
  • Best Blues Album - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds - Self Titled
  • Best Jazz - David Patrone 
  • Best Jazz Album - Danny Green - With You in Mind 
2008
  • Best Blues - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds 
  • Best Blues Album - Nathan James & Ben Hernandez - Hollerin' 
  • Best Jazz - Holly Hoffman 
  • Best Jazz Album - Karl Denson Trio - Lunar Orbit 
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Mundell Lowe
2007
  • Best Blues - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds 
  • Best Blues Album - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds - Livin' It Up
  • Best Jazz - Peter Sprague 
  • Best Jazz Album  - On the One - Live at the Knotty Pine 
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham
2006
  • Best Blues - Candye Kane
  • Best Blues Album - Fremonts - Mighty Crazy 
  • Best Jazz - Jamie Valle 
  • Best Jazz Album - Gilbert Castellanos - Underground 
  • Best Tribute Band - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds 
2005
  • Best Blues - Lady Dottie & the Diamonds 
  • Best Blues Album - Candye Kane - White Trash Girl
  • Best Jazz - Jaime Valle 
  • Best Jazz Album - Fattburger - Work to Do 
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Charles McPherson
2004
  • Best Jazz Album - Jamie Valle - Vital Signs 
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Joe Marillo
  • Best Blues - Bill Magee Blues Band 
  • Best Blues Album - Robin Henkel - Acoustic Blues 
  • Best Jazz - Peter Sprague 
2003
  • Best Blues - Bill Magee Blues Band 
  • Best Blues Album - Sue Plamer - Live at Dizzy's 
  • Best Jazz - Jamie Valle & Equinox 
  • Best Jazz Album - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe 
2002
  • Best Blues - Candye Kane 
  • Best Blues Album - Earl Thomas - The Elector Sessions 
  • Best Jazz - Gilbert Castellanos 
  • Best Jazz Album  - Roberts Walter's 20th Congress - There Goes The Neighborhood 
  • Best Latin Jazz - Jaime Valle & Equinox 
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
2001
  • Best Blues - Candye Kane 
  • Best Blues Album - Buddy Blue - Pretend It's Okay 
  • Best Jazz - Gilbert Castellanos 
  • Best Jazz Album - Kart Denson - Dance Lesson #2
  • Best Latin Jazz - B-Side Players 
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Jack Costanzo
2000
  • Best Latin Jazz - Jaime Valle & Equinox 
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Lou Curtiss & Barney Kessel (Lou hosts Jazz Roots on Sunday 8-9pm PT!)
  • Best Blues - Candye Kane 
  • Best Blues Album - Robin Henkel - Robin henke
  • Best Jazz - Peter Sprague 
  • Best Jazz Album  - B-Side Players - Culture of Resistance 
1999
  • Best New Artist - Agua Dulce
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Larry Mitchell
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Frankie Laine 
  • Best Blues - Candye Kane
  • Best Jazz - Peter Sprague
  • Best Jazz Album - Wise Monkey Orchestra - Pathways
  • Best Latin Jazz  - Jaime Valle & Equinox
1998
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Greyboy Allstars
  • Artist of the Year - Candye Kane - 
  • Best Blues - Candye Kane 
  • Best Jazz - Holly Hoffman
  • Best Jazz Album - Jaime Valle - Third Voyage
  • Best Latin Jazz - B-Side Players
1997 
  • Best Blues - Mississippi Mudsharks
  • Best Jazz - Charles McPherson
  • Best Jazz Album  - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe - The Bridge 
  • Best Latin Jazz - Jaime Valle & Equinox
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Greyboy Allstars
1996
  • Best Blues - Mississippi Mudsharks
  • Best Jazz - Hollis Gentry
  • Best Jazz Album - Jaime Valle - Different World 
  • Best Latin Jazz  - Jaime Valle & Equinox
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Greyboy Allstars
  • Lifetime Achievement Honoree - Jim McInnes (Jim hosts Saturday Jazz 9-Noon pm PT!)
1995
  • Best Blues - Mississippi Mudsharks
  • Best Dixieland - Fro Brigham
  • Best Jazz - Charles McPherson
  • Best Jazz Album - Greyboy Allstars - West Coast Boogaloo
  • Best Latin Jazz - Jaime Valle & Equinox
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Greyboy Allstars
1994
  • Best Blues - Candye Kane
  • Best Dixieland - Fro Brigham
  • Best Jazz - Daniel Jackson
  • Best Jazz Album - Blurring the Edges
  • Best Latin Jazz - Jaime Valle & Equinox
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Fattburger
1993
  • Best Jazz - Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham 
  • Best Jazz Album - Dan Papaila - Positively 
  • Best Latin Jazz - Afro Rhumba 
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Fattburger 
  • Best Blues - Fuzzy & The Bluesmen 
  • Best Dixieland - Tobacco Road
1992
  • Album of the Year - Earl Thomas - Blue, Not Blue
  • Best Jazz - A.J. Croce
  • Best Latin Jazz - Sol E Mar 
  • Best Local Recording - Bill McPherson - Jungle Party
  • Best Pop-Jazz -Fattburger
  • Best Big Band - Benny Holman Band
  • Best Dixieland - Tobacco Road
1991
  • Best Blues - Earl Thomas
  • Best Dixieland - Tobacco Road
  • Best Pop-Jazz - Fattburger 
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