Archive for November 4, 2010

The nomination process for the 7th annual Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards is set to begin online on November 1. “We want the fans to pick all the nominees this year,” says awards chair John Beaudin. “Also this year we will have the winners announced on March 1, 2011 via a special program on http://www.smoothjazznow.com. “We are mixing up the categories as well to add a more international flavor to the awards,” says Beaudin, “So expect more than just what’s happening in Canada.”

To register to vote join the mailing list at Smoothjazznow.com. Each person will receive one nomination ballot via email as well as a final voting ballot once all the nominees are set on December 1, 2010.

Online voting will also include a Lifetime Achievement Award ballot where fans can pick their own legend to receive the honor. For more info go to http://www.smoothjaszzawards.com.

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In a recording career of over three decades, master guitarist Earl Klugh has been lauded first as a prodigy and groundbreaker, then a defining figure, and ultimately, as one of the true statesmen of contemporary jazz. He is known for his lighthearted, easy funk style infused with sounds from almost every musical genre from soul to calypso to R&B. Klugh has recorded over 30 albums in a multi-million-selling career including 23 Top Ten charting records – four of them No. 1 – on Billboard’s Jazz Album chart.

He has been nominated twelve times for the GRAMMY, winning for Best Pop Instrumental Performance for the million-selling album One on One. Don’t miss this unique solo performance by Earl Klugh in support of his latest GRAMMY nominated release, The Spice of Life.

One World Theatre is Austin’s original “green-built” venue nestled in the hills of West Austin. Showcasing an eclectic mix of world-renowned performers, One World Theatre is as unique as the artists they present.

One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road, Austin, Texas 78746

Friday, November 05, 2010 – 7:00 pm