RALPH J. GLEASON AWARD

In memory of music journalist Ralph J. Gleason, a major figure in the advancement of music in America in the 1960s, whose openness to new music and ideas transcended differences between generations and styles.

RALPH J. GLEASON AWARD WINNERS

May 2016  Levon Helm Studios

February 2015  Doug Wendt

December 2012  The Precipice–Miranda Ferriss Jones

December 2011  Diane di Prima

December 2010  Michael Franti

December 2009  Jorma Kaukonen, Fur Peace Ranch

December 2008  Ali Akbar College of Music

December 2007  Allen Toussaint

December 2006  New Old Time Chautauqua

December 2005  WWOZ 90.7 FM