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2011 JUNO Nominees in the Jazz, Blues and World Music Categories

February 1, 2011

The list of 2011 JUNO nominees has been announced. Included in the nominees are several 2010 Wreckhouse International Jazz and Blues Festival performers. Kellylee Evans has been nominated for her album ‘Nina’ as has Owen Howard for ‘Drum Lore’. Creaking Tree String Quartet is also nominated in the Roots and Traditional Album of the year.

Below are the nominees in the categories of Jazz, Blues and World Music.

VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY CRYSTAL SENSATIONS)

  • Emilie-Claire Barlow – The Beat Goes On
  • Jeff Healey – Last Call
  • Kellylee Evans – Nina (Winner)
  • Laila Biali – Tracing Light
  • Nikki Yanofsky – Nikki

Click here to watch video of the nominees for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY WORLD VISION ARTIST ASSOCIATES)

  • Adrean Farrugia – Ricochet
  • Chet Doxas – Big Sky
  • Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra – Treelines (Winner)
  • Kelly Jefferson Quartet – Next Exit
  • Matt Herskowitz -Jerusalem Trilogy

Click here to watch videos of the nominees for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year

TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Earl MacDonald – Re: Visions, Works for Jazz Orchestra
  • Félix Stüssi 5 & Ray Anderson – Hieronymus
  • John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra – Our First Set (Winner)
  • Kirk MacDonald Quartet – Songbook Vol.2
  • Owen Howard – Drum Lore

Click here to watch video of the nominees for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year

BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • FATHEAD – Where’s The Blues Taking Me
  • Harry Manx – Bread And Buddha
  • Jim Byrnes – Everywhere West (Winner)
  • The Johnny Max Band – It’s A Long Road
  • The Sojourners – The Sojourners

Click here to watch video of this years Blues album of the year nominees

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

  • Élage Diouf – Aksil (Winner)
  • Jesse Cook – The Rumba Foundation
  • Mighty Popo – Gakondo
  • Pacifika – Supermagique
  • Roberto López Project – Soy Panamericano

Click here to watch video of this years World Music Nominees

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