AWARDS

Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band - JUNO Awards Winner 2024
Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band – JUNO Awards Winner 2024

Awards

  • 2024: JUNO Awards Winner. “Cry Me A River” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band featuring Paquito D’Rivera, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, OKAN. Jazz Album of the Year (Group).
  • 2023: Special Recognition for Achievements in Music. City Council of Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 2020: Winner of the Latin Awards Canada.
  • 2018: Recipient of the Louis Applebaum Composers Award by the Ontario Arts Foundation
  • 2013: Musician of the Year. Toronto Musicians’ Association
  • 2013 Vision Awards: Premio a la Trayectoria.
  • 2009: One of the 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians.
  • 2008: World Group Artist of the Year. Hilario Durán as Special Guest of Odessa/Havana.
  • 2007: Honoured with prestigious Chico O’Farrill Lifetime Achievement Award in Miami for his outstanding contributions to Afro-Cuban Jazz and Latin Jazz.
  • 2007: Latin Jazz Artist of the Year. Canadian National Jazz Awards.
  • 2007: Big Band of the Year. Canadian National Jazz Awards.
  • 2006: Latin Jazz Award of the Year. Canadian National Jazz Awards.
  • 2006: Canadian JUNO winner. “From the Heart” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band. Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.
  • 2005: Canadian JUNO Winner. “New Danzón” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán Trio. Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.
  • 2005: Excellence in Music. Eleventh Annual Canadian Big Big Band Celebration. Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band.
  • 1982-83: Premio EGREM for Best Arranger of the Year—one of Cuba’s most prestigious music prizes.

Nominations

  • 2024: Grammy Nomination. 66th Annual Grammy Awards. Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a Capella. Track: “I Remember Mingus.” Hilario Durán, arranger. Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band featuring Paquito D’Rivera.
  • Finalist of the 2023 Toronto Arts Foundation Awards (Murriel Sherrin Award).
  • 2021: Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Canadian Screen Awards. Best Achievement in Music: Original Song. Two nominations for the songs “El Milagro” and “Mambo Dominante” from the Soundtrack of the movie “The Cuban.”
  • 2018 Louis Applebaum Composers Award by the Ontario Arts Foundation.
  • 2018: JUNO Awards nomination for “Contumbao” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán. Jazz Album of the Year (Solo).
  • 2010: Two JUNO Awards nominations for “Motion” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán Trio. Best Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year and Recording Engineer of the Year (John “Beetle” Bailey).
  • 2010: “Motion” Named #1 Latin Jazz Best Recording by Latin Jazz Network.
  • 2010: Eight nominations by the National Jazz Awards: Keyboardist, Pianist, Instrumentalist, Arranger, SOCAN Composer, Big Band, Jazz Album.
  • 2007: Latin Jazz Artist of the Year. Canadian National Jazz Awards.
  • 2007: Grammy nomination. Best Solo for the song “Paq Man.” “From The Heart” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band featuring Paquito D’Rivera and Horacio “El Negro” Hernández.
  • 2006: JUNO Awards nomination for “Encuentro en La Habana” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán & Perspectiva. Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.
  • 2006: Six nominations by the National Jazz Awards: Musician of the Year, Pianist of the Year, Acoustic Group, Big Band of the Year, Arranger of the Year, Latin Jazz Artist of the Year.
  • 2005: JUNO Awards nomination for “New Danzón” (Alma Records/Universal). Hilario Durán Trio. Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.
  • 2002: Hilario Durán & Havana Remembered: Best Global Album.
Hilario Durán at the 2024 JUNO Awards
Hilario Durán at the 2024 JUNO Awards
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