Terry Robb receives Muddy Award for Lifetime Achievement
The Cascade Blues Association’s annual celebration of Oregon and SW Washington blues musicians, events, recordings and venues, The Muddy Awards, was held on Wednesday, November 1 to an enthusiastic audience at The Melody Ballroom. Twenty-two awards were handed out recognizing outstanding achievement as selected by the CBA members.
Terry Robb was selected this year for the “Paul deLay” Lifetime Achievement for his career not only as a musician, but as a teacher, producer and arranger in the studio working with artists including the late John Fahey, Sheila Wilcoxson, The Lightnin’ Kings’ latest recording, and many others.
Terry also had the honor of presenting the 2017 "Terry Robb" Acoustic Guitar Muddy Award to Mary Flower.
Congratulations to all the nominees and recipients!!
2017 Muddy Award Recipients
Contemporary Blues Act – Rae Gordon Band
“Lloyd Jones” R&B Act – Norman Sylvester Band
Traditional Blues Act – Ben Rice Band
Regional Blues Act – Ty Curtis
New Act – Lightning Kings
“Curtis Salgado” Male Vocalist – Andy Stokes
“Duffy Bishop” Female Vocalist – LaRhonda Steele
Electric Guitar – Alan Hager
“Terry Robb” Acoustic Guitar – Mary Flower
Bass – Timmer Blakely
Harmonica – Mitch Kashmar
Keyboards – Steve Kerin
“Jimi Bott” Drums – Brian Foxworth
Horns – Peter Moss
Venue – Catfish Lou’s
“Hurley” Award – Charles Rowell
NW Event of the Year – Cascade Blues Association 30th Anniversary Concert
Performance of the Year – Curtis Salgado at the Waterfront Blues Festival
NW Recording of the Year – Rae Gordon “Better Than I Was”
National Recording of the Year – Karen Lovely “Fish Outta Water”
“George Page” Back What You Believe In – Norman Sylvester
“Paul deLay” Lifetime Achievement – Terry Robb