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2009 Year by Year

Award winners in bold

Board of Directors Award

  • Eva Swan and Vocal Ease
  • Joey Reynolds and Myra Chanin

Director

  • Eric Michael Gillett
  • Lennie Watts
  • Miles Phillips
  • Phil Geoffrey Bond

Duo/Group

  • David Gurland and Brian Farley
  • Karen Oberlin and Miles Phillips
  • Uptown Express

Female Stand-Up Comedy

  • Dena Blizzard
  • Mary Dimino
  • Maureen Langan
  • Michelle Buteau
  • Ophira Eisenberg

Female Vocalist

  • Jenna Esposito
  • Julie Reyburn
  • Raissa Katona Bennett
  • Terese Genecco

Hanson Award

  • Will Trice

Jazz Duo/Group

  • Alex Leonard Duo
  • Champion Fulton
  • Daryl Sherman
  • Kathleen Landis
  • Russ Kassoff

Jazz Recording

  • Julian Yeo – Unusual Passage
  • Shaynee Rainbolt – Charmed Life
  • Something Still Cool – Elli Fordyce
  • The Kurt Weill Project – A Song About Forever

Jazz Vocalist – Female

  • Alysha Umphress
  • Jane Scheckter
  • Laura Hull
  • Laurie Krauz
  • Shaynee Rainbolt

Jazz Vocalist – Male

  • Jack Donahue
  • Julian Yeo
  • Peter Eldridge
  • Scot Alberton
  • Tony Middleton

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Polly Bergen

Major Artist

  • Baby Jane Dexter
  • Christine Pedi
  • Eric Michael Gillett
  • Klea Blackhurst and Billy Stritch

Major Stand-Up Comic – Female

  • Jackie Hoffman
  • Jessica Kirson
  • Lynne Koplitz
  • Susie Essman

Major Stand-Up Comic – Male

  • Greg Giraldo
  • Jim Gaffigan
  • Louis Ramey
  • Mario Cantone
  • Tom Papa

Male Stand-Up Comedy

  • Joe DeRosa
  • Joe DeVito
  • Kyle Grooms
  • Rick Younger
  • Wali Collins

Male Vocalist

  • Jonathan Whitton
  • Kim Smith
  • Marcus Simeone
  • Michael Winther

Musical Comedy/Impersonation

  • Booth and Pat
  • Hedda Lettuce
  • Shawn Ryan

Musical Director

  • Daryl Kojak
  • Don Rebic
  • Tracy Stark

New York Debut – Female

  • Cait Doyle
  • Christina Bianco
  • Deb Berman

New York Debut – Male

  • Ben Cherry
  • Kevin Dozier
  • Stearns Matthews

Open Mic

  • Jim Caruso's Cast Party
  • The After Party
  • The Algonquin Salon

Piano Bar / Restaurant / Hotel Lounge Instrumentalist

  • Joe Regan
  • Michael Isaacs
  • Tracy Stark

Piano Bar/Restaurant Singing Entertainer – Female

  • Anne Steele
  • Maria Gentile
  • Tracy Reynolds

Piano Bar/Restaurant Singing Entertainer – Male

  • Bobby Belfry
  • Eric Pickering
  • George Sanders

Recording

  • Barry Lloyd Live
  • Carol Hall – Hallways
  • Karen Mason – Right Here, Right Now
  • Stacy Sullivan – It's a Small Town
  • Todd Murray – Stardust and Swing
  • Uptown Express – Walk Like A Man

Revue / Special Prodution

  • Metrostar Talent Challenge
  • Nashville
  • What's The Point?

Song

  • "Change in Me" Carol Hall
  • "Come Home" Mark Janas and Peter Napolitano
  • "Right Here, Right Now" Paul Rolnick and Jim Papoulis
  • "Running" Adam Gwon

Special Musical Material

  • "Leaky Ceiling" Sharon Kenny
  • "The Mess" Ryan Scott Oliver
  • "The Olives of Regret" Nicholas Levin
  • "This is My Birthday" Carol Hall
  • "You May Have a Problem" Dan Page, John Domurand, Michele Page

Technical Director

  • David Colbert
  • Jean-Pierre Perreaux
  • Michael Barbieri

Time Out New York Special Achievement Award

  • Poor Baby Bree

Variety Production / Recurring Series

  • Cabaret Cares
  • Grace Notes
  • Jamie deRoy and Friends