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Jammy Awards handed out in New York

April 21, 2006 at 8:14 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- Frank Zappa received a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award and Bob Dylan took home video of the year at the sixth annual Jammy Awards in New York.

The Madison Square Garden ceremony and concert Thursday night was emceed by Grateful Dead drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann and featured performances by soul vocalist Bettye LaVette with Blues Traveler, Peter Frampton with Guster and Joe Satriani with former Jane's Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins, Billboard.com reported Friday.

Other performers included folk artist Richie Havens, Steven and Ky-Mani Marley, Little Feat, Bela Fleck and Charlie Musselwhite.

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals won the Jammy New Groove award, while moe. won live performance of the year for its Feb. 10, 2005, tsunami benefit at New York's Roseland Ballroom.

Studio album of the year went to Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke's "Sixty Six Steps," while Phish took home archival album of the year for "Live at Madison Square Garden New Year's Eve 1995."

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