Tuesday, October 24, 2017

USA: Hot House Magazine Fans Decision Jazz Awards 2017 Winners

The 5th Annual
Fans Decision Jazz Awards 2017 Winners

Honoree of the year
George Wein

The Metropolitan Room and Hot House Jazz Magazine Are Pleased To Announce The Winners For The 5th Annual "Fans Decision Jazz Awards 2017”

The event took place on Monday, October 9, 2017 at The Triad in New York City. 

Antoinette Montague
House Band
Danny Mixon, Ron McClure, Pete Zimmer

Honoree of the year
George Wein

Alto Saxophone
Adrian Cunningham 

Baritone Saxophone
Howard Johnson

Rufus Reid

Dan Levinson

Roy Haynes

Jazz Artist
Howard Johnson

Glenn Crytzer Orchestra

Dave Stryker

In the Trenches
Joey Morant

Longest Subscriber
George Griebel

Akiko Tsuruga

Harold Mabern

Rare Instrument
Regina Carter

Rising Star Female
Veronica Swift  

Rising Star Male
“King” Solomon Hicks

Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Heath

Michael Dease 

Bria Skonberg    

Stefon Harris

Up and Coming Young Artist
Alexis Morrast

Vocalist Female
Champian Fulton

Vocalist Male
Giacomo Gates 

About The Fans Decision Jazz Awards
Together, Hot House and Metropolitan Room celebrate NYC Jazz Artists. In the spirit of fairness and democracy, we are asking fans of NYC jazz artists to nominate their favorite performers starting April 15th, 2018; the list of the top 5 nominees per category will be announced July 1st, 2018 for vote through August 19th, 2018. The categories cover a wide range of styles and specialties. We hope you help us celebrate and acknowledge the hard working performers we so love and appreciate at venues around NYC.
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About Hot House
The first publication dedicated to jazz in New York, since its creation in 1982 Hot House has put together hundreds of issues and helped promote over 10,000 artists. The oldest jazz magazine in New York, Hot House is the only publication in the New York metro area devoted solely to previews of upcoming jazz events. Month after month, year after year since 1982, Hot House has offered insight and enthusiasm to both longtime jazz fans and newcomers to the scene reaching its goal to inform each readers, help promote events and bring audience to the performances.
Who’s playing where this evening? What recent CD releases are particularly stimulating and enjoyable? Which new group is especially worth catching live? Hot House is the answer. For musicians, club owners, concert promoters and record labels eager to get out the word on what’s coming up, Hot House is the ideal advertising medium. Through the publication, they’re reaching knowledgeable, discerning and affluent readers with money to spend.
Over nearly three decades, Hot House has built a loyal and responsive readership. Some are subscribers who receive their copies in the mail. Others pick up the magazine at New York’s leading clubs, concert halls, hotels and music outlets. Still others check out our expanded website. Larger, livelier and more comprehensive than ever before, Hot House continues to serve as New York’s jazz Bible! Visit our website at

About Metropolitan Room
Voted #1 Jazz Cabaret Club by New York Magazine, The Metropolitan Room is one of the most critically acclaimed venues in NYC and is known as the "Home" for big name talents and rising stars. the Metropolitan Room brings the best in live music to New York City. . Visit our websites at