Wednesday, September 5, 2012

2012 Tucson Area Music Awards Results

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 11:00 PM

THE BIG STUFF

Band/Entertainer of the Year
LeeAnne Savage (R): 28.7 percent

Runners up:
2. Silver Thread Trio (C): 25.5 percent
3. Brian Lopez (C): 16 percent
4. Ryanhood (R): 11.9 percent
5. Broken Romeo (R): 9 percent
6. Lenguas Largas (C): 8.7 percent

Up-and-Comers:
Boreas (C, R): 24.7 percent

Runners up:
2. Saint Maybe (C): 23.2 percent
3. This Group of People (C): 21.9 percent
4. Young Hunter (C): 17.3 percent
5. Dream Sick (C): 13.2 percent

Best New Release
LeeAnne Savage, To the Nines (R): 29.8 percent

Runners up:
2. Tesoro, Live at Hotel Congress (R): 16.9 percent
3. Ryanhood, After Night Came Sun (R): 13.8 percent
4. Brian Lopez, Ultra (C): 12.7 percent
5. Gabriel Sullivan and Taraf de Tucson, None of This Is Mine (C): 10.2 percent
6. Various Artists, Luz de Vida (C): 9 percent
7. Lenguas Largas, Lenguas Largas (C): 7.6 percent


PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Blues
Tom Walbank (C, R): 34.8 percent

Runners up:
2. Bad News Blues Band (R): 33.3 percent
3. Bryan Dean Trio (C, R): 31.9 percent

Bluegrass
Dusty Buskers (C, R): 42.2 percent

Runners up:
2. Cadillac Mountain (C, R): 25.7 percent
3. Greg Morton Band (C, R): 17.6 percent
4. Run Boy Run (C): 14.6 percent

Country/Western
LeeAnne Savage (R): 45.7 percent

Runners up:
2. Al Perry (C): 24.2 percent
3. Cochise County All Stars (C): 15.5 percent
4. Hank Topless (C): 13.8 percent

Cover Band
80’s and Gentlemen (R): 23.9 percent

Runners up:
2. Top Dead Center (R): 16.3 percent
3. Whole Lotta Zep (C): 16.2 percent
4. Atom Heart Mother (C): 15.5 percent
5. The Zsa Zsas (C): 14.7 percent
6. Vintage Sugar (R): 13.4 percent

DJ
Matt McCoy (C, R): 35.3 percent

Runners up:
2. Kidd Kutz (R): 30.9 percent
3. Carl Hanni (C): 13.1 percent
4. Herm (C): 12 percent
5. Bonus (C): 8.7 percent

Electronic
… music video? (C, R): 28 percent

Runners up:
2. Leather Clutch (R): 25.3 percent
3. Zackey Force Funk (C): 19.6 percent
4. Altrice (C, R): 13.7 percent
5. CrimeKillz (C): 13.3 percent

Folk
Silver Thread Trio (C, R): 34.4 percent

Runners up:
2. Ryanhood (R): 16.3 percent
3. The Tangelos (R): 15.6 percent
4. Amber Norgaard (R): 13.1 percent
5. Dylan Charles (C): 12.4 percent
6. Namoli Brennet (C): 8.2 percent

Funk/Soul
Kiss and the Tells (C): 24.5 percent

Runners up:
2. The AmoSphere (C, R): 20.3 percent
3. Kate Becker and the Zodiacs (C): 18.9 percent
4. 8 Minutes to Burn (R): 18.3 percent
5. Funky Bonz (C, R): 17.8 percent

Hip Hop
The Project (R): 39.9 percent

Runners up:
2. Shaun Harris (C, R): 31.0 percent
3. Isaiah Toothtaker (C): 17.3 percent
4. Big Meridox (C): 11.7 percent

Jazz
The Tryst (R): 34.9 percent

Runners up:
2. Collin Shook Trio (C, R): 17.8 percent
3. The Black Jackalope Ensemble (C): 16.5 percent
4. Jazz Telephone (C, R): 16.2 percent
5. Matt Mitchell/Hot Club of Tucson (C): 14.6 percent

Latin Jazz/Salsa
Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta (C, R): 37.8 percent

Runners up:
2. Tesoro (R): 21.8 percent
3. Salvador Duran (C): 16.3 percent
4. Combo Westside (C): 9.7 percent
5. A Son y Sol (C): 9 percent
6. Reno del Mar (R): 5.4 percent

Mariachi
Aztlan de Pueblo High School (C, R): 37.1 percent

Runners up:
2. Luz de Luna (C, R): 33.9 percent
3. Tesoro de Tucson (C): 29 percent

Metal
Stands With Fists (R): 41 percent

Runners up:
2. Young Hunter (C): 27.4 percent
3. Anakim (C): 16.9 percent
4. The Gallery (C): 14.7 percent

Punk
Acorn Bcorn (C): 22.7 percent

Runners up:
2. Deceptively Innocent (R): 20.1 percent
3. Lenguas Largas (C): 18.8 percent
4. Lariats (R): 15.3 percent
5. Church Key (C): 11.7 percent
6. Ultramaroon (C): 11.4 percent

Reggae/Ska
Neon Prophet (C, R): 56.6 percent

Runners up:
2. Planet Jam (C, R): 30.1 percent
3. Skitn (C, R): 13.4 percent

Rock
Broken Romeo (R): 22.6 percent

Runners up:
2. The Whiskey Knuckles (R): 21.4 percent
3. Mr. Free and the Satellite Freakout (C): 21.3 percent
4. Seashell Radio (C): 19.8 percent
5. HAIRSPRAYFIREANDGIRLS (C): 14.9 percent

Roots Rock/Rockabilly
The El Camino Royales (C, R): 46.1 percent

Runners up:
2. Al Foul (C, R): 30.7 percent
3. Last Call Brawlers (C): 23.2 percent

Tejano
Hollywood Knights (C, R): 35.4 percent

Runners up:
2. Los Gallegos (C): 25.1 percent
3. The Festival Band (R): 15.7 percent
4. Suerte (R): 15.3 percent
5. Relente (R): 8.5 percent

World
Batucaxé (C, R): 27.4 percent

Runners up:
2. Gabriel Sullivan and Taraf de Tucson (C): 25.4 percent
3. Spirit Familia (C): 20 percent
4. Vox Urbana (C): 13.7 percent
5. Key Ingredients of African Soul (C): 13.6 percent


MUSICIANS AWARDS

Female Vocalist
LeeAnne Savage (R): 33.1 percent

Runners up:
2. Silver Thread Trio (C): 21 percent
3. Keli Carpenter (The Tryst) (C, R): 15.8 percent
4. Sabra Faulk (C): 13.5 percent
5. Katherine Byrnes (Sweet Ghosts, Michael P.’s Big Band) (C): 9.8 percent
6. Amy Rude (C): 6.8 percent

Male Vocalist
Brian Lopez (C, R): 36.3 percent

Runners up:
2. Cameron Hood (Ryanhood) (R): 19.8 percent
3. James Turpin (Broken Romeo) (R): 17.8 percent
4. Carlos Arzate (American Android) (C): 13.7 percent
5. Paul Jenkins (… music video?) (C): 12.4 percent

Songwriter
LeeAnne Savage (R): 35.7 percent

Runners up:
2. Keli Carpenter (The Tryst) (R): 19.6 percent
3. Cameron Hood (Ryanhood) (R): 15.6 percent
4. Isaac Reyes (Lenguas Largas) (C): 11.2 percent
5. Amy Rude (C): 9.9 percent
6. Hank Topless (C): 8 percent

Guitarist
Bryan Dean (R): 28.2 percent

Runners up:
2. Ryan Green (Ryanhood) (C, R): 21.1 percent
3. Mike Sydloski (Cheepness, Atom Heart Mother) (C): 14 percent
4. Doug Floyd (Funky Bonz, The Jits, Amber Norgaard, Bad Tourist) (R): 13.9 percent
5. Connor Gallaher (Catfish and Weezie, Andrew Collberg, Marianne Dissard) (C): 13.3 percent
6. Clay Koweek (Taraf de Tucson, Donky Tonk Music, Andrew Collberg, Otherly Love, Will Elliott) (C): 9.5 percent

Bassist
Troy Martin (The Tangelos, LeeAnne Savage) (R): 24.7 percent

Runners up:
2. Taylor Bungard (The Tryst, This Group of People) (R): 19.3 percent
3. Brian Green (The Impossibles, Leila Lopez, Courtney Robbins) (C): 17.4 percent
4. Chris Pierce (Faster Than Light, The Black Jackalope Ensemble) (C): 16.3 percent
5. Mark Lee (Funky Bonz, Bad Tourist) (R): 12.9 percent
6. Garth Bryson (Church Key, Garboski) (C): 9.4 percent

Drummer
Winston Watson (Saint Maybe, Greyhound Soul) (C): 33.2 percent

Runners up:
2. Ray Clamons (8 Minutes to Burn, Top Dead Center) (R): 31.3 percent
3. Dick Solomon (Ultramaroon, Lenguas Largas, Shark Pants) (C): 18.8 percent
4. Carlos Solorzano (Come Thirsty) (R): 16.6 percent

Keyboardist
Collin Shook (Collin Shook Trio, The Black Jackalope Ensemble) (C, R): 36.7 percent

Runners up:
2. Cassie Van Gelder (Seashell Radio) (C): 24.3 percent
3. John Gatty (Top Dead Center) (R): 23.7 percent
4. Ralph Martinez (Relente) (R): 15.3 percent

Horn Player
Jacob Valenzuela (Calexico) (C): 24 percent

Runners up:
2. Jon Villa (The Jons, Taraf de Tucson, Y La Orkesta, Giant Giant Sand) (C, R): 22.9 percent
3. Aldy Montufar (The Tryst) (C, R): 17.3 percent
4. Ruben Moreno (Mariachi Luz de Luna) (C): 14.7 percent
5. Rick Hernandez (Festival Band) (R): 11.3 percent
6. Jeff Grubic (Jazz Telephone, Amor/Grubic) (C): 9.9 percent

String Player
Heather Hardy (C, R): 40.8 percent

Runners up:
2. Vicki Brown (Brian Lopez, Amy Rude) (C, R): 24.8 percent
3. Mona Chambers (Brian Lopez) (C, R): 22.3 percent
4. Beth Daunis (Reno del Mar) (C, R): 12 percent

Multi-Instrumentalist
Sergio Mendoza (Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta) (C): 26.7 percent

Runners up:
2. AmoChip Dabney (The AmoSphere, Gentle Thunder) (R): 16.4 percent
3. Ben Schneider (Otherly Love, Mr. Free and the Satellite Freakout, Golden Boots) (C): 14.6 percent
4. Michael P. Nordberg (Michael P.’s Big Band, The El Camino Royales) (R): 14.8 percent
5. The Rosano Brothers (C) (Rosano Bros. Virtual Quartet, etc.): 10.3 percent
6. Chris Black (Chamberlab, Taraf de Tucson, The Awkward Moments) (C): 9.6 percent
7. Gary Mackender (The Carnivaleros) (C): 7.6 percent

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