Monday, April 19, 2010

Local Performers Bring Home the Junos


Jack deKeyzer, the Arkells, Jacksoul, and other local musicians made their hometown proud as they brought home a Juno.

DeKeyzer's recorded in Hamilton Live CD, The Corktown Sessions beat out albums from Downchild, Carlos Del Junco, and Colin Linden for Blues Album of the Year. In a Spectator interview, the singer/guitarist said it was only after attending his son's classical guitar performance that he read the news on web.

Links: Jack de KeyzerMore Jack De Keyzer Stories

Rock band the Arkells won for New Group of the Year and the late Haydain Neale's band, Jacksoul, took R&B/Soul recording of the year. Other local winners include Hamilton's Marjan Mozetich (Classical Composition) and Burlington's Adrianne Pieczonka (Vocal and Choral Performance).

Also of interest to our readers:

ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO
Amelia Curran

ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP
Good Lovelies


Click here for a complete list of the winners.

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