Indie Cred
Old World/New Orchestra

My Kind of Grammys


Best Banda Album

Te Va A Gustar
El Chapo

Best Native American Music Album

Totemic Flute Chants
Johnny Whitehorse

Best Polka Album

Come Share The Wine
Jimmy Sturr And His Orchestra
(that makes 17 for Jimmy and the boys!)

Best Alternative Music Album
Icky Thump
The White Stripes

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Lupe Fiasco Featuring Jill Scott

Best Classical Album/Best Classical Contemporary Composition
Tower: Made In America
Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Tim Handley, producer; Tim Handley, engineer/mixer (Nashville Symphony)

Best Chamber Music Performance
Strange Imaginary Animals
Eighth Blackbird

Album Of The Year
River: The Joni Letters
Herbie Hancock
Leonard Cohen, Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, Corinne Bailey Rae, Luciana Souza & Tina Turner, featured artists; Herbie Hancock & Larry Klein, producers; Helik Hadar, engineer/mixer; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer

P.S. A friend tried to put me up to doing a shot each time Amy Winehouse won a Grammy tonight; glad I didn't take her up on it!