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2002-2003Best Austin Musicians

Best Acoustic Guitar
Monte Montgomery

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Rick Del Castillo
3. Anuj Timblo
4. Mark Del Castillo
5. Teye
6. Shelley King
7. Casper Rawls
8. Mitch Watkins
9. Sara Hickman
10. AJ Vallejo

Best Bass Guitar
Clay Karch, Kevin Fowler Band

photo by John Anderson

2. Albert Besteiro, Del Castillo
3. Omar Vallejo, Vallejo
4. Chris Maresh, Eric Johnson
5. Roger Blevins Sr., Mingo Fishtrap
6. Bruce Hughes, The Scabs
7. Anne Marie Harrup, Shelley King Band
8. Linda Mallard, Dream Trybe
9. Pat Fogerty, Pushmonkey
10. Glenn Fukunaga, Terri Hendrix

Best Drums/Percussion
Mike Zeoli, Del Castillo

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Alex Vallejo, Vallejo
3. Bill Maddox, Eric Johnson
4. Perry Drake, Shelley King Band
5. Paul Pearcy
6. Yogi Maxwell, Cruiderweight
7. David Fore, The Eggmen
8. Brannen Temple, Blaze
9. Ronn Dixon, Kevin Fowler Band
10. Frosty

Best Electric Guitar
Eric Johnson

photo by John Carrico

2. Heath Clark, Vallejo
3. Zach Loy,Vallejo
4. Monte Montgomery
5. Roger Blevins Jr., Mingo Fishtrap
6. Mark Del Castillo
7. Wayne Sutton, Black Box Rebellion
8. Steve Garvey, Kissinger
9. Ian Moore
10. Howie Behrens, Pushmonkey
11. Red Volkaert, Heybale
12. Keith Davis, Kevin Fowler Band
13. Colin Slagle, True Penny
14. Eddie Willis, Wide Awake
15. Ady Hernandez, Dahebegebees

Best Female Vocals
Kelly Willis

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Patty Griffin
3. Stella Maxwell, Cruiserweight
4. Patirce Pike
5. Toni Price
6. Lisa Tingle
7. Shelley King
8. Terri Hendrix
9. Katie Matson, Matson Belle
10. Sara Hickman
11. Carolyn Wonderland
12. Ruthie Foster
13. Eliza Gilkyson
14. Laura Giamonna, Shadow Box
15. Pauline Reese
16. Jane Bond
17. Carrie Rodriguez
18. Erin Bobruk, Cluan
19. Trish Murphy
20. Susan Gibson

Best Horns
Mingo Fishtrap

photo by John Carrico

2. The Grooveline Horns
3. Ephraim Owens
4. Omar Vallejo
5. David Chenu
6. Richard Price
7. Tony Park
8. Tomas Ramirez
9. Mace Hibbard
10. Grupo Fantasma

Best Keyboards
Aeron Riordan, Mingo Fishtrap

photo by John Carrico

2. Ginger Doss, Dream Trybe
3. Brandon Jack, Matson Belle
4. Tom Burgess, the Eggmen
5. Bukka Allen, Ian Moore
6. Marcia Ball
7. David Boyle, The Scabs
8. Graham Reynolds, The Golden Arm Trio
9. Earle Poole Ball
10. Chris Gage, Albert & Gage

Best Male Vocals
Kevin Fowler

photo by John Anderson

2. Alex Ruiz, Del Castillo
3. Bob Schneider
4. AJ Vallejo
5. Pat Green
6. Eric Johnson
7. Tony Park, Pushmonkey
8. Beaux Loy, Vallejo
9. Chopper, Kissinger
10. Malford Milligan
11. Dale Watson
12. guy Forsyth
13. Corey Morrow
14. Ian Moore
15. Roger Blevins Jr.

Best Miscellaneous Instrument
Ahbinit Bhatt, tabla

photo by John Carrico

2. Diego Simmons, percussion
3. Rick Holman, percussion
4. Chris Whitten, fiddle
5. Andrew McKee, recorder
6. Linda Mallard, flute
7. Rob Roy Parnell, harmonica
8. Lloyd Mains, steel pedal
9. Brian Jepson, spoon
10. Matt Slusher, mandolin

Best Singer-Songwriter
Patty Griffin

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Bob Schneider
3. Kevin Fowler
4. Shelley King
5. Chris Ryden
6. Terri Hendrix
7. Monte Montgomery
8. Patrice Pike
9. Bruce Robinson
10. Eric Johnson
11. Adam Carroll
12. Sara Hickman
13. Eliza Gilkyson
14. Willie Nelson
15. Kelly Willis

Best Songwriter
Kevin Fowler

photo by John Anderson

2. Patty Griffin
3. Bruce Robison
4. Bob Schneider
5. Shelley King
6. Eric Johnson
7. Terri Hendrix
8. Patrice Pike
9. Monte Montgomery
10. Alex Ruiz

Best Strings
Tosca

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Brad Reed
3. Omar Lopez
4. Will Taylor & Strings Attached
5. Marc Gunn
6. Warren Wood
7. Carrie Rodriguez
8. Heather Gilmer
9. Amy Farris
10. Chris Buckley
11. Phoebe Hunt
12. Jason Roberts
13. Ryan Delahoussaye
14. Shane O' Madden
15. Sam Moses

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