2009-2010Best Austin Musicians

Best Acoustic Guitar
Ray Benson

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Monte Montgomery
3. Van Wilks
4. Junior Sandoval
5. Henry Garza
6. Matt the Electrician
7. Kimberly Freeman
8. Slim Richey
9. John Pointer
10. Guy Forsyth

Best Bass Guitar
Harmoni Kelley

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Jojo Garza
3. Alex Dunlap
4. Bruce Hughes
5. Sarah Brown
6. Joey Delahoussaye
7. Dave Miller
8. Bill Stevenson
9. Jack O’Brien
10. Danny Gomez

Best Drums/Percussion
Julian Fernandez

photo by Sandy Carson

2. Conrad Choucroun
3. Ringo Garza
4. Brannen Temple
5. Jake Stewart
6. Dave Sanger
7. Victor Ziolkowski
8. J.J. Johnson
9. Matt Strmiska
10. Jason Rufuss Sewell

Best Electric Guitar
Bill Cassis

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Carolyn Wonderland
3. Henry Garza
4. Nick Hurt
5. Curtis Roush
6. Van Wilks
7. Redd Volkaert
8. Kimberly Freeman
9. Marshall Hood
10. Eric Johnson

Best Female Vocals
Sarah Jarosz

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Carolyn Wonderland
3. Patty Griffin
4. Kat Edmonson
5. BettySoo
6. Kimberly Freeman
7. Suzanna Choffel
8. Shelley King
9. Phoebe Hunt
10. Sarah Sharp

Best Keyboards
Floyd Domino

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Sonny Trujillo
3. Ian McLagan
4. A.J. Vincent
5. Earl Poole Ball
6. Stefano Intelisano
7. Ginger Doss
8. Tom Burgess
9. Emily Gimble
10. Laura Scarborough

Best Male Vocals
Bob Schneider

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Black Joe Lewis
3. Troupe Gammage
4. Amador Salazar
5. Willie Nelson
6. John Pointer
7. Matt the Electrician
8. Henry Garza
9. Ray Benson
10. Guy Forsyth

Best Miscellaneous Instrument
Oliver Steck, accordion, trumpet, kazoo

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. John Pointer, beatbox
3. Tim Torres, sax
4. Sarah Jarosz, clawhammer banjo
5. Ian Stewart, fiddle
6. Tamir Kalifa, accordion
7. Phoebe Hunt, fiddle
8. Mother Falcon string section
9. Yvonne Lambert, theremin
10. Warren Hood, fiddle

Best Songwriter
Bob Schneider

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Sarah Jarosz
3. Ray Benson
4. Julian Fernandez
5. Matt the Electrician
6. Shelley King
7. James McMurtry
8. BettySoo
9. Black Joe Lewis
10. Wendy Colonna

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