On September 19th, Mr. D’Rivera received the NYC Fans Decision Jazz Award 2016 for Clarinet. The awards ceremony, sponsored by Hot House and The Metropolitan Room, celebrates NYC Jazz winning artists of the NYC Jazz Fans Decision survey for best jazz musicians in the New York area.
Artists are nominated each spring, with categories ranging from instrumentalists to vocalists. Top nominations are posted late summer for fans to vote online for their favorites. Nominated artists must have performed in New York City in the past year to qualify.
The annual event took place at the Metropolitan Room in New York City.
About Hot House
The first publication dedicated to jazz in New York, since its creation in 1982 Hot House has put together hundreds of issues and helped promote over 10,000 artists. The oldest jazz magazine in New York listing who is playing where, what recent CD releases worth listening to and which new group is worth catching live.
About Metropolitan Room
Voted #1 Jazz Cabaret Club by New York Magazine, The Metropolitan Room is one of the most critically acclaimed venues in NYC and is known as the “Home” for big name talents and rising stars. The Metropolitan Room is in the heart of Manhattan in the Flatiron/Chelsea District.