It was announced today (Tuesday February 16, 2016) the winner of the 2015 Studio Jams TV- International Most Inspirational Awards by founded Tom Emmi. These awards help recognized some of the "Most Inspirational Musicians" who have appeared on the Studio Jam TV segments through the years.
Winner as "Most Inspirational Drummer"- Dave Hanlon
Hanlon drummer, band leader, educator first appeared on Studio Jam TV some eight times dating back in 2012. We all know Dave from his years with Dove, C.R.A.C , Dave Hanlon's Funky Jazz Band and 34+ year with Dave Hanlon's Cookbook.
Winner as "Most Inspirational Keyboardist"- Mark Nanni
This Clarkson University grad is a very gifted multi keyboards great & accordionist can be caught with Mark Nanni & The Intension, many years with Los Blancos, Novak, Golden & Nanni Trio & Novak- Nanni Duo
Note other winner included Joe Bonamassa & Bela Fleck,
We send our congrats to both Dave & Mark....
In other Awards presented this week-
Irv Lyons Jr was announced the winner of the 2016 AKADEMIA Music Award as his album "Wonderland" was selected the Akademia Awards "Best Rock / R&B" entry. Congrats Irv +++