Earlier this week the 2014 JUNO Award nominees were announced. Winnipeg's own Erin Propp was nominated for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year. Her CD Courage, My Love with fellow jazz artist Larry Roy won a Western Canadian Music Award in October for Jazz Recording of the Year. Classic 107 reporter Brittany Paulhus caught up with Erin and asked her how she reacted to great news.
Thirteen Manitoba artist are nominated this year including The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and its music director Anne Manson for Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance for their recording with Toronto-based opera singer Isabel Bayrakdarian on Ravel, Sayat-Nova & Kradjian: Troubadour & the Nightingale.
And Brandon-born violin virtuoso James Ehnes could bring home two JUNO Awards this year in two different classical categories.
Former Winnipegger Earl MacDonald is also up for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.
Winners will be announced at the exclusive JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards on March 29 and the 2014 JUNO Awards on March 30.
Tickets for The 2014 JUNO Awards are on sale right now Tickets range from $39 to $189 through the MTS Centre Box Office, by phone at 1-855-985-5000, and online at ticketmaster.ca.