Awards

   
 
   
 

“2015 Most Outstanding Musician (keyboard) awarded by the
Living Blues  Magazine Critics Poll”

“2012 Keyboard Player of the Year” awarded by the Calgary Blues Music Association”

“2012 Most Outstanding Musician (keyboard) awarded by the
Living Blues Magazine Critics’ Poll”

“2012 New Recordings 2011 Contemporary Blues awarded by the Living Blues Magazine Critics’ Poll”

“2012 Pinetop Perkins Piano Player Award”
Nominated by BMA (formerly the W.C. Handy) for the top 5 blues
pianist in the USA

Winner of “2010 Living Blues piano player of the year”

Winner of “2010 Blues Piano Player of the Year” Award
Presented by the Bay Area Blues and Hall of Fame Society

“GOLD REMI AWARD WINNER 2009”
The American Music Research Foundation’s “International Boogie Woogie” was honored with a 2009 Gold Remi Award for Television or Cable Documentary at Worldfest, the 42nd Annual Houston International Film Festival. WorldFest is one of the oldest and largest film & video competitions in the world, with more than 4,500 category entries received from 33 countries in 2009. Awards were determined by points accumulated in juried viewings.

JUNO AWARD “Winner, 2006 Blues Album Of The Year”

JUNO AWARD
Nominee, 2002 Best Blues Recording
Nominee, 1998 Best Blues Recording
Nominee, 1996 Best Blues Recording

MAPLE BLUES AWARD
(Toronto Blues Society)
Winner ’02, ’03, ’05, ’06, ’11 & ’17 Piano Player of the Year
Nominee, 2005 Producer of the Year
Nominee, 2005, 2011 Entertainer of the Year
Nominee, Piano Player of the year ’97-’01,’04, ’07, ’08,’09,’10
Nominee, Recording of the year 1998

BRONZE MEDAL – KEEPING THE BLUES ALIVE IN FRANCE
Bronze Medal in recognition of contributions to keeping the BLUES ALIVE in FRANCE

16th ANNUAL BILLBOARD WORLD SONG CONTEST – Honorable Mention – Top 500

REAL BLUES MAGAZINE WINNER
Blues Artist of the year 2001
Best Canadian Blues Pianist 1997 – 2005
Best Canadian Blues Song “Potential Danger” ’98
Best Canadian Blues CD of the year ’98
Best Canadian Songwriter ’97
Best Live Canadian ’97