US Jazz magazine DownBeat has announced the winners of its 80th reader’s poll !
US Jazz magazine DownBeat has announced the winners of its 80th reader’s poll !

Congratulation to Bill Frisell whose Jazz Album “Guitar in the space age” has been in the top 10 and Dee Dee Bridgewater has been awarded as one of the best female vocalists!
If you haven’t come across these talented musicians check out the playlists on okeh-records.com and watch out for Bill’s new album “When you wish upon a Star” (Pre-order starts 11th December!)

Also among the winners:

Soprano Saxophone  #2 Branford Marsalis

Alto Saxophone #4 David Sanborn

Tenor Saxophone #3 Branford Marsalis

Keyboard #7 John Medeski

Organ #4 John Medeski

Guitar #2 Bill Frisell

Bass #5 Dave Holland

Violin #1 Regina Carter

         #7 Jenny Scheinmann

Female Vocalist #2 Cassandra Wilson

                         #5 Dee Dee Bridgewater

Composer  #9 Dave Holland
Arranger #5Dave Holland

DownBeat magazine is one of America’s oldest music magazines, covering the world of Jazz, Blues & Beyond. For all Jazz and Blues lovers, get your December issue here