Featuring: (In Alphabetical Order) Will Ackerman, Meagan Ballantyne, Hennie Bekker,
Heidi Anne Breyer, Kori Linae Carothers, Catherine Marie Charlton, David Cullen,
Michael Brant DeMaria, David Helpling, Rod Ibieta, Jon Jenkins, Michael Manring,
Jeff Oster, Michael Ronstadt, Sajjad, Lorrie Sarrafin, Matthew Schoening, Premik Russell-Tubbs, and Carl Weingarten.
ZMR’s 2012 inagural live awards ceremony will feature ZMR/NAR Award winners, past and present, who will paint a broad musical panorama of original solo and ensemble compositions spanning divese genres from Neo-Classical, Chill, Jazz, to Native American Flute. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to experience a spectacular lineup of extrordinarily talented musician/songwriters performing at New Orleans’ historic Joy Theater. Artists performing the evening’s entertainment include an impressive list of Grammy Award Winners and Nominees, as well as winners of numerous national and international awards employing electronic and accoustic, strings, wind instruments, percussion, piano and voice. Distinguished radio programmer Renee Blanche, host of the popular show "Night Tides" on KCUR-FM in Kansas City will emcee the evening’s festivities. Hosting this magical evening of world-class performances is New Orleans’ historic Joy Theater, severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina, but newly renovated into a state-of-the-art concert venue. This year’s Annual Award nominees represent a wide variety of categories including, Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Chill/Groove Album, Best World Album, Best Instrumental Album-Piano, and more.
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Tickets will also be sold, if available, at the door two hours before the show.
Call (504) 528-9569 for more information
Zone Music Reporter, formerly New Age Reporter, is the Industry Source for radio airplay reports for a myriad of different musical styles. ZMR tracks radio airplay with over two hundred terrestrial and internet broadcast radio stations reporting their spins from around the world. The site features a weekly playlist, monthly airplay charts, album reviews, and annual awards as voted upon by the international programmers. ZMR is the premier Record Charting site for radio airplay reports in the New Age, World, Solo Piano, Acoustic Instrumental, Ambient, Celtic, Chill, Contemporary Instrumental, Electronic, Folk, Jazz, Meditative/Healling, Neo-Classical, Native American, Relaxation, and Instrumental genres.