2003-2004Best Austin Musicians

Best Acoustic Guitar
Monte Montgomery

Rick del Castillo
Anuj Timblo, Pieces of East
John Pointer
Eric Johnson
Eddie Willis, Wideawake
Mark del Castillo
Casper Crawls, Toni Price
Willie Nelson
Marvin Dykhuis, Tich Hinojosa

Best Bass Guitar
Jojo Garza, Los Lonely Boys

Bruce Hughes, Bob Schneider Band, Resentments
Clay Karch, Kevin Fowler Band
Albert Besteiro, Del Castillo
Omar Vallejo, vallejo
Chris Maresh, Eric Johnson
Lucky, Kissinger
Pat Cieply, Pieces of East
Rae Goldring, Echoset
Roger Blevins Sr., Mingo Fishtrap

Best Drums/Percussion
Ernie Durawa, Los Jazz Vatos

Chip Vayenas, Mingo Fishtrap
Ron Dixon, Kevin Fowler Band
Ringo Garza, Los Lonely Boys
Jay Nazz, Reckless Kelly
Alejandro Vallejo, Vallejo
David Fore, the Eggmen
Brannen Temple, Blaze
Darwin Keys, Pushmonkey
Mike Zeoli, Del Castillo

Best Electric Guitar
Eddie Willis, Wideawake

Eric Johnson
Henry Garza, Los Lonely Boys
Kieth Davis, Kevin Fowler Band
Monte Montgomery
David Abeyta, Reckless Kelly
Steve GArvey, Kissinger
Heath Clark, Vallejo
Redd Volkaert
Gary Clark Jr.
Travis Cohee, Echoset
Will Knaak, Knaak Attack
A.J. Vallejo, Vallejo
Nathan Harlan, Endochine
Mike Barnes
Scrappy Jud Newcomb
Chris Duarte
Billy Harvey
Russ Scanlon, Los Jazz Vatos
Derek O'Brien

Best Female Vocals
Toni Price

Patty Griffin
Liisa Tingle
Ruthie Foster
Kelly Willis
Laura Giammona, Pieces of East
Kay Belle, Matson Belle
Patrice Pike
Stella Maxwell, Cruiserweight
Sarah Hickman
Trish Murphy
Beth Puorro, Echoset
Tish Hinojosa
Michelle Mayfield
Sarah Dinan
Elizabeth McQueen
Shelley King
Tamara Russell, the Newsboys
Ginger Leigh

Best Horns
Grooveline Horns

Mingo Fishtrap Horns
Los Jazz Vatos Horns
Grupo Fantasma Horns
Carlos Sos, John Pointer, @ Carlos Sosa's Boombox
David Cheru
Mace Hibbard, Odd Man Out
Ephraim Owens
Ghansaia Horns

Best Keyboards
Johnny Goudie, Endochine

Chris Sater, Matson Belle
Laura Giammona, Pieces of East
Aeron Riordan, Mingo Fishtrap
Derek Morris, Shane Bartell
Ian McLagan
Marcia Ball
Earle poole Ball
Tom Burgess, the Eggmen
Laura Scarborough

Best Male Vocals
Scott Leger, Wideawake

Kevin Fowler
John Pointer, John Pointer & Carlos Sosa's Boombox
Bob Schneider
Alex Ruiz, Del Castillo
Henry Garza, Los Lonely Boys
Willy Braun, Reckless Kelly
Malford Milligan
Monte Montgomery
Jojo Garza, Los Lonely Boys
Anuj Timblo, Pieces of East
A.J. Vallejo, Vallejo
Shane Bartell
Tony Park, Pushmonkey
Roger Blevins Jr., Mingo Fishtrap

Best Miscellaneous Instrument
John Pointer, John Pointer and Carlos Sosa's Boombox, Human Beatbox

Abhinit Bhatt, Pieces of East, tabla
Glenn Suchan, Kevin Fowler Band, steel guitar
Rick Holeman, Del Castillo, percussion
Cody Braun, Reckless Kelly, fiddle
Chris Sater, Matson Belle, programming
Teye, Teye & Viva el Flamenco, flamenco guitar
Diego Simmons, Vallejo, percussion
Marc gunn, Brobdingnagian Bards, autoharp
Lynda Millard, Dreamtrybe, flute

Best Songwriter
Scott Leger, Wideawake

Bob Schneider
Eric Johnson
Katy Belle, Matson Belle
Patty Griffin
Monte Montgomery
Shelley King
Chopper, Kissinger
Willy Braun, Reckless Kelly
Tish Hinojosa

Best Strings

Omar Lopez, Matson Belle
Will Taylor, Will Taylor & String \s Attached
Macr Gunn, Brobdingnagian Bards
Warren Hood, South Austin Jug Band
Cody Braun, Reckless Kelly
Eamon McLoughlin, the Greencards
Jennifer Mulhern, Matson Belle
Carrie Rodriguez
Heather Gilmer, Cary Street

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