Thursday, January 17, 2008

Stanley Maxwell wins Independent Music Award for Best Jazz Song

The Stanley Maxwell song "Mousetrap" has been selected as the Winner in the "Best Jazz Song" category of the 7th Annual Independent Music Awards. Stanley Maxwell was selected by Industry and Artist judges over four other Jazz Song Finalists, including The Harlem Experiment's "Harlem River Drive".

Stanley Maxwell's "Mousetrap" joins fellow winners Marco Benevento (Best Live Performance Album - "Live At Tonic"), The Frequency (Best Jam Song - "Jim Gordon Part II"), Ernie Watts (Best Jazz Album - "Analog Man"), and Lionel Loueke (Best World/Traditional Song - "Kponnon Kpete") on the IMA CD compilation, Now Hear This, to be distributed at major music events such as SXSW, Folk Alliance, Popkomm, NXNE, Ozzfest, Warped Tour, MacRock, MTV Springbreak, London Calling and others throughout 2008.

The compilation will also be serviced to over 700 U.S. and Canadian public and college radio stations by The Planetary Group, and promoted to over 4 million eMusic subscribers and over 2 million Pure Volume customers.

You can listen to all the Winners of the 7th Annual Independent Music Awards at:


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