Milwaukee Legendary Jazz Musician and Vocalist Nominated for 3 WAMI Awards!

by | Feb 23, 2023 | Client News

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Milwaukee, WI – Jerry Grillo Continues His Campaign to Brand “My Hometown Milwaukee” While Being Nominated for Three WAMI’S

We are thrilled to announce that Jerry Grillo, a Milwaukee jazz legend, has been nominated for three awards by the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI). Jerry Grillo has been recognized for his exceptional talent and contributions to the jazz music scene in the state of Wisconsin.

Jerry Grillo has been nominated for Jazz Artist of the Year, Best Male Vocalist of the Year, and Best Song of the Year. These nominations are a testament to his unparalleled vocal abilities and skillful musicianship. His unique and soulful voice has captivated audiences across the state, and his music has left a lasting impression on listeners.

Grillo has been a staple in the Milwaukee music scene for decades and has performed with some of the most renowned jazz musicians in the world. He has released multiple albums, and his music has been praised by critics and fans alike. He has earned a reputation as one of the state’s most dynamic and captivating performers.

Recently, Grillo created a song to pay tribute to the city he loves, “My Hometown Milwaukee,” and continues to work tirelessly to make his song Milwaukee’s anthem, like the Big Apple’s “New York, New York.”

Jerry Grillo and Mayor Johnson

The City of Milwaukee recognized Grillo by Mayor Cavalier Johnson, proclaiming May 9 “My Hometown Milwaukee” Day in the city.

The Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Awards recognize Wisconsin’s best musicians, bands, and music professionals. The winners will be announced in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at a ceremony held on May 1, 2023. There is still time to vote as the first round of voting is from Tuesday, February 21 through Tuesday, March 21 and the final voting round will be Tuesday, March 28 through Tuesday, April 18, 2023.

We are confident that Jerry Grillo’s nominations will bring attention to his exceptional talents and elevate the recognition of Milwaukee’s vibrant jazz music scene.

We want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Jerry Grillo on his well-deserved nominations. He is a true inspiration to musicians and music lovers everywhere. We wish him all the best in the upcoming awards ceremony and look forward to hearing more of his music in the years to come.



Debra Lopez Public Relations, LLC

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