Here are the winners of 2008 National Jazz Awards,which were handed out earlier tonight at a ceremony in Toronto.

„ Broadcaster of the Year -- Katie Malloch

„ Journalist of the Year -- Geoff Chapman

„ Festival of the Year -- Vancouver Jazz Festival

„ Jazz Photographer of the Year -- Don Vickery

„ Drummer of the Year -- Terry Clarke

„ Bassist of the Year -- Jodi Proznick

„ Guitarist of the Year -- Reg Schwager

„ Jazz Pioneer Award -- Doug Riley

„ Artist of Distinction -- Jeff Healey

„ Musician of the Year -- Oscar Peterson

„ Trumpeter of the Year -- Brad Turner

„ Saxophonist of the Year -- Phil Dwyer

„ Trombonist of the Year -- Hugh Fraser

„ Big Band of the Year -- Hilario DuranÕs LatinJazz Big Band

„ Electric Band of the Year -- Barry Romberg RandomAccess

„ Acoustic Band of the Year -- Jodi ProznickQuartet

„ Clarinetist of the Year -- Phil Nimmons

„ Violinist of the Year -- Jesse Zubot

„ Keyboardist of the Year -- Nancy Walker

„ CBC Galaxie Rising Star -- Chris Andrew

„ Socan Composer of the Year -- Hilario Duran

„ Ken Page Lifetime Achievement Award -- GeoffChapman

„ Female Vocalist of the Year -- Emilie-ClaireBarlow

„ Male Vocalist of the Year -- Joe Coughlin

„ International Musician of the Year -- WyntonMarsalis

„ Latin Jazz Artist of the Year -- Hilario Duran

„ Instrumentalist of the Year -- Don Thompson

„ Arranger of the Year -- Phil Dwyer

„ Label of the Year -- Cellar Live

„ Producer of the Year -- Brad Turner

„ Recordof the Year -- Jodi Proznick Quartet Š Foundations (Cellar Live)