OffBEAT Best of the Beat Awards – Our Winners!

Last night the OffBEAT Best of the Beat Awards were held at Generations Hall in New Orleans.  Thank you to OffBEAT for putting on such a fun event and recognizing Louisiana’s music. Our artists took home the following awards:

Best Brass Band: Rebirth Brass Band

Best Brass Band Album: Rebirth of New Orleans by Rebirth Brass Band

Best Contemporary Jazz Artist: Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Best Contemporary Jazz Album: A Love Letter to New Orleans by Irvin Mayfield

Best Trumpeter: Kermit Ruffins

Best Clarinetist: Dr.Michael White

Best Tuba/Sousaphonist: Phil Frazier (Rebirth Brass Band)

At the BUSINESS awards presentation at the Joy Theater on Wednesday, Irvin Mayfield Productions won Music Business of the Year, and Basin Street Records won Best Record Label (for the 7th time.)

Here’s to an even better 2012!

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