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2010 JUNO Nominations

March 4, 2010

Performer from the 2009 Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival, Carlos Del Junco

The JUNO nominations have been announced and a familiar face is amongst the nominees. Last years festival performer and workshop provider Carlos Del Junco is nominated for Blues Album of the year for Steady Movin’. Carlos was a big hit with us and we wish him all the best with his award nomination.

Below is a full list of pertinent JUNO categories.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Diana Krall
Jann Arden
Johnny Reid
K’NaanMichael
Bublé

VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

I Like Men
Carol Welsman

Quiet Nights
Diana Krall

Haven’t We Met
Emilie-Claire Barlow

Lovelight
Michael Kaeshammer

Ranee Lee Lives Upstairs
Ranee Lee

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Happiness Project
Charles Spearin

Infernal Machines
Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society

Motion
Hilario Duran

Silverbirch
John Roney

Songbook Vol. 1
Kirk MacDonald Quartet

TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Regeneration
Al Henderson Septet

Bluesy Lunedi
Alain Bédard

Strands II
Darren Sigesmund

Pleased To Meet You
Oliver Jones and Hank Jones

It’s About Time
Terry Clarke

BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Steady Movin’
Carlos del Junco

From The Water
Colin Linden

I Need A Hat
Downchild

The Corktown Sessions
Jack de Keyzer

Low Fidelity
Treasa Levasseur

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
(SPONSORED BY CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS)

Alex Cuba
Alex Cuba

Comfortably Mine
Domenic Mancuso

Slide to Freedom 2: Make a Better World
Doug Cox & Salil Bhatt

Sunplace
Jaffa Road

La danse de l’exilé
Karim Saada

In the coming days we will be posting more about the nominated artists with information and samples of their music.

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