Awards 1999

DRUM SET

Drummer Of The Year

  • David Silveria
  • Carter Beauford
  • Dave Weckl
  • Lars Ulrich

Jazz Drummer Of The Year

  • Bill Stewart
  • Dave Weckl
  • Roy Haynes
  • Jack DeJohnette

Fusion Drummer Of The Year

  • Dave Weckl
  • Peter Erskine
  • Steve Smith
  • Dennis Chambers

Funk Drummer Of The Year

  • Chad Smith
  • Dennis Chambers
  • Bernard Purdie
  • Herman Matthews

Mainstream Rock Drummer Of The Year

  • Carter Beauford
  • Mike Portnoy
  • Lars Ulrich
  • David Silveria

Alternative Rock Drummer Of The Year

  • Matt Cameron
  • Chad Sexton
  • Greg Eklund
  • Jeremy Taggart

Punk Drummer Of The Year

  • Tre Cool
  • Ron Welty
  • Greg Eklund
  • Josh Freese

Studio Drummer Of The Year

  • Matt Chamberlain
  • Steve Gadd
  • Kenny Aronoff
  • Curt Bisquera

Drum Clinician Of The Year

  • Terry Bozzio
  • Greg Bissonette
  • Dave Weckl
  • Peter Erskine

PERCUSSION

Percussionist Of The Year

  • Trilok Gurtu
  • Giovanni Hidalgo
  • Ray Barretto
  • Zakir Hussain

Latin Percussionist Of The Year

  • Giovanni Hidalgo
  • Airto Moreira
  • Tito Puente
  • Walfredo Reyes Sr.

Jazz Percussionist Of The Year

  • Tito Puente
  • Sheila E.
  • Don Alias
  • Armando Peraza

Fusion Percussionist Of The Year

  • Trilok Gurtu
  • Steve Barrios
  • Airto Moreira
  • Armando Peraza

Rock Percussionist Of The Year

  • Lenny Castro
  • Marc Quinones
  • Crystal Taliefero
  • Luis Conte

Studio Percussionist Of The Year

  • Luis Conte
  • Giovanni Hidalgo
  • Bashiri Johnson
  • Kalani

Worldbeat Percussionist Of The Year

  • Glen Velez
  • Alessandra Belloni
  • Mickey Hart
  • Kalani

Drum Circle Facilitator Of The Year

  • Layne Redmond
  • Arthur Hull
  • Paulo Mattiolli
  • Kim Atkinson

Percussion Clinician Of The Year

  • Karl Perazzo
  • Luis Conte
  • Walfredo Reyes Sr.
  • Trilok Gurtu

Percussion Ensemble Of The Year

  • Kodo
  • Maelstrom
  • Nexus
  • Ethos

GEAR

Most Innovative Drum Product of the Yr.

  • Arbiter Drums
  • Drumframe
  • Tama Starclassic Performer drums
  • Orange County Drums & Percussion drums

Most Innovative Cymbal Product Of The Year

  • Sabian Radia Cymbals
  • Zildjian K. Constantinople cymbals
  • Zildjian Remix cymbals
  • Paiste Traditional Cymbals

Most Innovative Drumhead Of The Year

  • Remo Renaissance Heads
  • Evans Evans EQ System
  • Remo Mondo Heads
  • Attack Terry Bozzio Signature heads

Most Innovative Sticks Of The Year

  • Ahead Sticks
  • Mainline sticks
  • Pro-Mark Hotrods
  • Vic Firth Terry Bozzio Phase 2 sticks

Most Innovative Percussion Instrument

  • Remo Mondo Drum Set
  • Taos drums
  • LP Jam Block
  • Toca Custom Deluxe congas

Most Innovative Accessory Product

  • GK Music Drumphones
  • Beat Bug
  • ClearSonic panels
  • Pro-Mark Rattler

Most Innovative Electronic Percussion Instrument Of The Year

  • Roland V-Drums
  • Yamaha DTX Percussion System
  • Alternate Mode DrumKAT
  • Spacemuffins

MEDIA

Best Drumming Album Of The Year

  • Before These Crowded Streets Dave Matthews Band
  • Nimrod Green Day
  • Mechanical Animals Marilyn Manson
  • 311 Live 311

Best Percussion Album Of The Year

  • Supralingua Planet Drum
  • Flyin’ Traps Various Artists
  • Masters Of Percussion Various Artists
  • Agua de Cuba Fancisco Aguabella

Best Drumming Video Of The Year

  • Under The Table & Drumming Carter Beauford
  • A Work In Progress Neil Peart
  • Everything Is Timekeeping Peter Erskine
  • The Making Of Burning For Buddy Part II Various Artists

Best Percussion Video Of The Year

  • Talking Drums David Garibaldi, Jesus Diaz & Michael Spiro
  • One on One Giovanni Hidalgo
  • Brazilian Percussion Airto Moreira
  • Conga Basics Bobby Sanabria

Best Drumming Method Book Of The Year

  • The Ultimate Play-Along for Drums Dave Weckl
  • Give The Drummer Some Jim Payne
  • The Art Of Bop Drumming John Riley
  • The New Breed Gary Chester

Best Percussion Method Book Of The Year

  • A Rhythmic Vocabulary: A Musician’s Guide To Understanding and Improvising With Rhythm Alan Dworsky & Betty Sansby
  • Drum Circle Spirit Arthur Hull
  • Modern Percussion Grooves Glen Garuba
  • Rhythms and Colors/Listen and Play Airto Moreira

Best Drum/Percussion Website of the Yr.

  • Zildjian zildjian.com
  • Tama tama.com
  • DRUM! Magazine drumlink.com
  • Sabian sabian.com