On Friday, January 28th, 2011 the OffBEAT Magazine Best of the Beat Awards party was held at Generations Hall in New Orleans. Our artists took home the following awards!
Best Traditional Jazz Album: Kermit Ruffins’ Happy Talk
Best Traditional Jazz Artist: Kermit Ruffins
Best Trumpeter: Kermit Ruffins
Best Contemporary Jazz Artist: Irvin Mayfield
Best Brass Band: Rebirth Brass Band
In addition, Derrick Tabb (Rebirth Brass Band) and the Roots of Music program were honored for Music Education.