Milwaukee Legendary Jazz Musician and Vocalist Named WAMI Finalist in Four Categories

by | Apr 3, 2023 | Client News

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Jerry Grillo is Nominated for Four WAMI’s including Jazz Artist of the Year, Unique Song of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year

Milwaukee, WI, April 3, 2023- We are thrilled to announce that Jerry Grillo has been named as a finalist in four categories for the upcoming WAMI awards ceremony. Grillo has been recognized for his exceptional talent and contribution to the music industry, marking him as one of the most accomplished musicians in the state.

Grillo has been named as a finalist in the following categories:

  1. Jazz Artist of the Year: This category recognizes outstanding jazz musicianship, performance, and production in Wisconsin. Grillo’s impressive work in the genre has earned him this nomination.
  2. Unique Song of the Year: This category acknowledges songs that are innovative and unique in their sound, style, or lyrical content. Grillo’s songwriting talent is evident in his nominated track, which stands out as an exceptional piece of music.
  3. Song of the Year: This category celebrates the best overall song in Wisconsin. Grillo’s nomination in this category is a testament to his exceptional songwriting skills and his ability to create music that resonates with audiences.
  4. Artist of the Year: This category recognizes the best overall artist in Wisconsin. Grillo’s impressive body of work has earned him a spot as a finalist, and his contributions to the music scene have made a significant impact on the industry.

Jerry Grillo is honored to be named as a finalist in these categories and is excited to be part of the WAMI Awards. The ceremony will take place on May 21, 2023, and the winners will be announced at Turners Hall in Milwaukee Wisconsin. The event promises to be a night to remember as the best of the Wisconsin music scene comes together to celebrate the incredible talent in the state.

About Jerry Grillo: 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.” 

For more information, or to schedule an interview with Jerry, contact:

Debra Lopez Public Relations


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