SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Gary Small & the Coyote’ Bros have been nominated for “Artist of the Year” and “Best World Music Album” at the 14th annual Native American Music Awards.
The group secured the nominations for their most recent album, “Hostiles & Renegades." Voting for each category is now open to the public at www.nativeamericanmusicawards.com/votenow.cfm.
Small is no stranger to the NAMA award process, having been voted “Songwriter of the Year” in 2002, and receiving “Rock Album of the Year” in 2007 and “Best Male Artist” in 2011.
The band’s style, often described as Carlos Santana meets Bob Marley, has been refined through diligent practice and years of experience. The current band has been recording together since 2005, and before that Gary Small led the Gary Small Band for 15 years in Portland, Ore.