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Check out all the winners
of the 2003-04
Austin Music Awards.
Ernie and Los Jazz
Vatos placed in several categories:
#1 Jazz Band of
the Year - Los Jazz Vatos
#1 Drummer of the Year - Ernie Durawa
(and he also was a "Hall of Fame" winner)
#3 Horn Section - Los Jazz Vatos horns
#5 Album of the Year - Los Jazz Vatos
#5 Musician of the Year - Ernie Durawa
#10 Band of the Year - Los Jazz Vatos
#10 Website - Los Jazz Vatos
#19 Electric Guitar - Russ Scanlon
Infinite thanks to
all the voters who pulled for us! We couldn't have done it without
Durawa wasn't convinced. Were the sets as good as they
could've been? Judging from the throng on the big outer
deck of Central Market, parents and toddlers grooving
equally to the Latin-spiced swing of Los Jazz Vatos, si
seņor, they were. Any live set from this grooving ensemble
is a good one, which goes triple for the groups self-titled
CD debut, as good a jazz side as Austin's seen. And it
all begins with Chronicle cover/drummer boy Durawa, the
humblest, sweetest guy ever.
seņor. - Raoul Hernandez
From the AUSTIN
CHRONICLE, VOL.23, NO.18---
Los Jazz Vatos (Vague Ideas,) #4 in Raoul Hernandez' "Top 10 Austin"
Los Jazz Vatos (Vague Ideas,) #2 in Jay Trachtenberg's "Texas
about Los Jazz Vatos in the Texas Monthly!
click here for the article!
and Sound Bytes
on the links below for a music clip
You Worry 'Bout a Thing
Around the Moon
All tunes arranged by Freddie Mendoza
are reviews from the Austin Chronicle: