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2009 TAMMIES Winners!

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The Big Stuff


Band/Musician of the Year

Ryanhood (R), 39.3 percent

Runners up:

2. Golden Boots (C), 25.4 percent

3. Cosmic Slop (R), 21.6 percent

4. Fourkiller Flats (C), 13.6 percent

Up-and-Coming Artist(s) of the Year

Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta (C), 33.1 percent

Runners up:

2. Race You There (R), 24.9 percent

3. Triple Double Band (R), 24.1 percent

4. The Fell City Shouts (C), 11.4 percent

5. Lenguas Largas (C), 6.4 percent

Best New Release (Since May 2008)

Calexico, Carried to Dust (C), 32.9 percent

Runners up:

2. Ryanhood, The World Awaits (C, R), 28.1 percent

3. Golden Boots, The Winter of Our Discotheque (C), 13.1 percent

4. Crossing Sarnoff, Lessons From the Soul (R), 11 percent

5. Tracy Shedd, Cigarettes and Smoke Machines (C), 7.9 percent

6. Rusted Satellites, Beyond Dead Skies

(R), 7.1 percent

Performance Awards


Blues

Tom Walbank (C, R), 36.3 percent

Runners up:

2. Bad News Blues Band (R), 26.8 percent

3. 17th Street Band (C), 24.9 percent

4. Arthur Migliazza (R), 12 percent

Bluegrass

The Dusty Buskers (C, R), 42.2 percent

Runners up:

2. Cadillac Mountain (C, R), 21.7 percent

3. The String Figures (R), 13.5 percent

4. Titan Valley Warheads (R), 12.6 percent

5. Crystal Ridge (C), 9.9 percent

Country/Western

Loveland (C, R), 29.9 percent

Runners up:

2. Al Perry (C), 29 percent

3. The Wyatts (R), 24.9 percent

4. Conner Cecil (C), 8.3 percent

5. Gary Bonnett Band (R), 7.9 percent

Cover Band

Whole Lotta Zep (C, R), 46.2 percent

Runners up:

2. Top Dead Center (R), 20.3 percent

3. Undercover (R), 19.8 percent

4. Shell Shock (R), 13.7 percent

DJ

Matt McCoy (C, R), 51 percent

Runners up:

2. T Limon (R), 18 percent

3. Corbin Dooley (C), 16.4 percent

4. Carl Hanni (C), 14.6 percent

Electronic

... music video? (C, R) 45.9 percent

Runners up:

2. 21 Pump Street (C), 32.9 percent

3. Digital Leather (C), 21.2 percent

Folk

Leila Lopez (C, R), 33.8 percent

Runners up:

2. Silver Thread Trio (C, R), 23.1 percent

3. Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl (R), 21.9 percent

4. Courtney Robbins (R), 13.3 percent

5. Namoli Brennet (C), 8 percent

Funk/Soul

Michael P. Big Band (C, R), 32.9 percent

Runners up:

2. Cosmic Slop (R), 32.3 percent

3. 8 Minutes to Burn (R), 22.8 percent

4. Blackwood and Co. (C), 12 percent

Hip-Hop

Shaun Harris (C), 71.8 percent

Runners up:

2. Big Meridox (C), 28.2 percent

3. Mike Superhero (R), disqualified

Jazz

The Tryst (R), 22.1 percent

Runners up:

2. Misbehavin' (R), 18.5 percent

3. Matt Mitchell (C, R), 17.9 percent

4. Rosano Bros. Virtual Quartet (C), 15.6 percent

5. The Jazzholes (C), 13 percent

6. Kate Becker Project (C), 12.9 percent

Latin Jazz/Salsa

Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta (C, R), 41.2 percent

Runners up:

2. (TIE) Combo Westside (C), 18 percent

2. (TIE) Salvador Duran (R), 18 percent

4. Descarga (R), 12.2 percent

5. Bossa Rhythm Project (C), 10.6 percent

Mariachi

Mariachi Luz de Luna (C, R), 44.7 percent

Runners up:

2. Los Cuatro Vientos (C, R), 18.4 percent

3. Sol Azteca (C), 17.5 percent

4. Cielo de Mexico (C), 11.4 percent

5. Alma Tucsonense (C), 8 percent

Metal

Ph8 (R), 24.2 percent

Runners up:

2. The Endless Endeavor (R), 20.6 percent

3. Juarez (C), 19.3 percent

4. Blues (C), 18.4 percent

5. Rusted Satellites (R), 17.6 percent

Punk

Monster Pussy (C), 32.1 percent

Runners up:

2. The Distortionists (R), 25.4 percent

3. Shark Pants (C), 16.4 percent

4. Lenguas Largas (C), 14.4 percent

5. The Besmirchers (R), 11.6 percent

Reggae/Ska

Neon Prophet (R), 36.6 percent

Runners up:

2. Skitn (C, R), 26.6 percent

3. The Hounds (C, R), 19.7 percent

4. Planet Jam (R), 17 percent

Rock

Ryanhood (R), 24.3 percent

Runners up:

2. Mostly Bears (C), 22 percent

3. Race You There (R), 17 percent

4. (TIE) Golden Boots (C), 10.6 percent

4. (TIE) Greyhound Soul (C), 10.6 percent

6. Lemon Drop Gang (C), 8.4 percent

7. Gaza Strip (R), 7.1 percent

Roots Rock/Rockabilly

Last Call Brawlers (C, R), 31.9 percent

Runners up:

2. The El Camino Royales (C, R), 28.4 percent

3. Al Foul (C, R), 28.3 percent

4. Gabriel Sullivan (C), 11.4 percent

World

Batucaxé (C, R), 43.2 percent

Runners up:

2. Molehill Orkestrah (C), 28.5 percent

3. Round the House (R), 18.5 percent

4. Carlos Solorzano (R), 9.8 percent

Musicians' Awards


Female Vocalist

Leila Lopez (C, R), 41.3 percent

Runners up:

2. Keli Carpenter, The Tryst (C, R), 28.3 percent

3. Laura Kepner-Adney/Silver Thread Trio (C), 17.8 percent

4. Emilie Marchand (C), 12.5 percent

Male Vocalist

Cameron Hood, Ryanhood (R), 26 percent

Runners up:

2. Jacob Acosta, Race You There (R), 17.7 percent

3. Brian Lopez, Mostly Bears (C), 16.7 percent

4. Salvador Duran (C), 15.5 percent

5. Joe Peña, Greyhound Soul (C), 9.7 percent

6. Jim Cox, Fourkiller Flats (C), 8.3 percent

7. Isaac Reyes, Lenguas Largas/Shark Pants (C), 6.1 percent

Songwriter

Cameron Hood, Ryanhood (R), 33.7 percent

Runners up:

2. Joey Burns, Calexico (C), 29.5 percent

3. Ryen Eggleston and Dimitri Manos, Golden Boots (C), 13.5 percent

4. Zach Toporek, Young Mothers (C), 11.9 percent

5. Jim Cox, Fourkiller Flats (C), 11.3 percent

Guitarist

Ryan Green, Ryanhood (R), 39.2 percent

Runners up:

2. Matt Mitchell (C), 20.8 percent

3. Naim Amor (C), 15.9 percent

4. David Rodgers, Rusted Satellites (R), 12.5 percent

5. Jeremy Michael Cashman (C), 11.6 percent

Bassist

Harvey Brooks, 17th Street Band (C), 25 percent

Runners up:

2. Mark Pierce, Al Foul and the Shakes/Naim Amor (C), 24.6 percent

3. Tom Privett, Undercover (R), 18.3 percent

4. Steve Grams (C), 16.3 percent

5. Ryan Williamson, Rusted Satellites (R), 15.8 percent

Drummer

John Convertino, Calexico (C), 30.8 percent

Runners up:

2. Ed Garcia, Cosmic Slop (R), 21 percent

3. Josh Skibar, The Bled/Garboski (C), 14.2 percent

4. Ryan Clark, Rusted Satellites (R), 11.7 percent

5. Fen Ikner (C), 11.2 percent

6. Winston Watson (C), 11 percent

Keyboardist

Sergio Mendoza (C), 27.8 percent

Runners up:

2. Amy Ross, Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl (R), 22 percent

3. Arthur Migliazza (C, R), 21.4 percent

4. Paul Jenkins, ... music video? (R), 16.5 percent

5. Jimmy Carr (C), 12.3 percent

Horn Player

Jon Villa, The Jons/Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta (C), 30.5 percent

Runners up:

2. Tony and Marco Rosano (C, R), 23 percent

3. Alex Flores, Bad News Blues Band (R), 19.4 percent

4. Aldy Montufar, The Tryst (R), 17.4 percent

5. Jeff Grubic/Mr. Tidypaws (C), 9.7 percent

String Player

Mona Chambers, Molehill Orkestrah (C), 36.5 percent

Runners up:

2. Heather Hardy (R), 32 percent

3. Vicki Brown (C, R), 31.5 percent

Multi-Instrumentalist

Ryan Green, Ryanhood (R), 38.1 percent

Runners up:

2. Michael P. Nordberg (C, R), 21.4 percent

3. Nick Luca (C), 20.1 percent

4. Chris Black (C), 10.6 percent

5. AmoChip Dabney (R), 9.7 percent

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