National Smooth Jazz Awards Winners

Rick Braun was the big winner at the National Smooth Jazz Awards Saturday night. Braun won five awards, including Song of the Year and Album of the Year for Kisses in the Rain. Here is a list of the award winners.

Guitarist of the Year: Peter White

Drummer of the Year: Harvey Mason

Bassist of the Year: Waymon Tisdale

Producer of the Year: Paul Brown

Brass Player of the Year: Rick Braun

Industry Advancement Award: Art Good of Jazz Trax

Group of the Year: The Rippingtons

Percussionist of the Year: Sheila E.

Collaberation of the Year: Boney James and Rick Braun's Shake It Up

Keyboardist of the Year: Brian Culbertson

New Artist of the Year: Alicia Keyes

Vocalist of the Year: Sade

Saxophonist of the Year: Boney James

Female Artist of the Year: Sade

Male Artist of the Year: Rick Braun

Album of the Year: Rick Braun's Kisses in the Rain

Song of the Year: Rick Braun's Kisses in the Rain

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Unknown
  • Event Date: March 2nd, 2002
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