The following are the winners from the 5th annual

San Diego Music Awards, held on August 6, 1995

at Spreckels Theater:

Best Contemporary – The Steely Damned
Best Jazz – Charles McPherson

Best Pop Jazz – Greyboy Allstars

Best Dixieland – Fro Brigham

Best Latin Jazz – Jaime Valle & Equinox

Best Big Band – Ira Liss Big Band

Best Folk or Acoustic – Jewel
Best Hip Hop – Trick

Best Americana or Country – Dude Ranch & the Hens

Best Blues – Mississippi Mudsharks

Best World Beat – Common Sense

Best Alternative – The Rugburns

Best Rock – Liquid Groove

Best Rock Album – Superunloader

Best Jazz or Blues Album – Greyboy Allstars: West Coast Boogaloo

Best Local Recording – Comanche Moon: Electric Lizardland

Best Compilation Album – Stariing at the Sun, Vol. 3

Best New Arts – Red Dye No. 5
Best Alternative Album – Buck-O-Nine: Songs in the Key of Bree

Best Pop Album – Jewel: Pieces of You

Artist of the Year – Jewel

Group of the Year – Buck-O-Nine