Home1996 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award Nominees

1996 CARA Nominees

Professional:

Artist Of The Year:
Accidentals
Neri Per Caso
Rockapella
Vocal Sampling

Album of the Year:
Le Ragazze - Neri Per Caso
Out There - Vox One
Primer - Rockapella
Una Forma Mas - Vocal Sampling
Unreal - Real Group

Best Female Vocalist:
Margaret Dorn - Accidentals
Margareta Jalkeus - Real Group
Jodi Jenkins - Vox One
Mary Jane Jones - Extempo

Best Male Vocalist:
Sean Altman - Rockapella
Tom Baskett - Vox One
Richard Greene - Bobs
Tony Hale - Quintessence

Best Original Pop Song:
ITHOTMOA - Bobs
Tornado Man - Rockapella
Whisper When I Speak - Vox One
You Win - Accidentals

Best Pop Cover Song:
Come Together - Real Group
Only You - Essentials
Killing Me Softly - Extempo
Shambala - Rockapella

Best Jazz Song:
Little Jazz Bird - Glad
Searching For You - Vox One
Too Cool To Care - Bobs
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life - Real Group

Best Classical Song:
Dor tri Mi Pushki - Petrunka
Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen - Chanticleer
In Just Spring - Accidentals
Mystic Oceans - Sweet Honey In The Rock

Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Song:
Blessed Are - Extempo
Jubilation - The Cafe At The Gate Of Salvation
Prayer - Sweet Honey In The Rock
When You're There - Acappella

Best Folk/Progressive Song:
Appalachian Song - Quintessence
Freedom Has Beckoned - Four The Moment
I've Been Waiting - Jezebelle
We Are - Sweet Honey In The Rock

Best Doo-Wop/R&B Song:
Only You - Knudsen Brothers
That Which You Love - Vox One
Twistin' The Night Away - Essentials
Walk, Don't Look Back - Lords

Best Foreign Language Song:
Le Ragazze - Neri Per Caso
Viva La Mamma - Neri Per Caso
Una Forma Mas - Vocal Sampling
Montuno Sampling - Vocal Sampling

Best Humorous Song:
Kill Your Television - Bobs
One Hundred Proof - Ron Feingold
Rudiana - Accidentals
She Won't Het Me Kiss Her - Quintessence

Collegiate:

Female Collegiate Best Album:
Terpsichore - B.U. Terpsichore
This Is What It Sounds Like - Duke Lady Blue
Full Circle - Duke Out Of The Blue
Shalysha - Skidmore Accents

Female Collegiate Best Song:
Come To My Window - Duke Out Of The Blue
Don't Give Up - B.U. Terpsichore
Mercy Street - Duke Out Of The Blue
Stay (I Missed You) - Duke Lady Blue

Female Collegiate Best Arrangement:
Constant Craving - B.U. Terpsichore
Least Complicated - B.U. Terpsichore
Mercy Street - Duke Out Of The Blue
Synchronicity - Skidmore Accents

Female Collegiate Best Soloist:
Cindy Burks - Duke Out Of The Blue
Suerissa Butsunturn - Skidmore Accents
Adrienne Ghilani - Wheaton Wheatones
Lori Paladino - B.U. Terpsichore

Mixed Collegiate Best Album:
Decadence - Harvard Radcliffe Veritones
Midnight Comes - Princeton Katzenjammers
Progression - Penn Counterparts
Toolbox - Penn Off The Beat

Mixed Collegiate Best Song:
Got To Be Real - Cal Artists In Resonance
Possession - Penn Off The Beat
Round Midnight - Princeton Katzenjammers
Voices Carry - Penn Off The Beat

Mixed Collegiate Best Arrangement:
Interstate Love Song - Penn Off The Beat
Love Song- MIT Chorallaries
Round Midnight - Princeton Katzenjammers
Ya Gotta Be - Penn Off The Beat

Mixed Collegiate Best Soloist:
Joanna Fleischmann - Penn Off The Beat
Julie Mahan - Penn Off The Beat
Michelle Smith - Princeton Katzenjammers
Irene Wilson - MIT Chorallaries

Male Collegiate Best Album:
Gilding! - Tufts Beelzebubs
Seven And Seven - Virginia Gentlemen
Stickability - Pennsylvania Six-5000
Unplugged - U. of Illinois Other Guys

Male Collegiate Best Song:
Angel - Wheaton Gentlemen Callers
I Ran - Pennsylvania Six-5000
Insomniac - Virginia Gentlemen
New Age Girl - Pennsylvania Six-5000

Male Collegiate Best Arrangement:
Blood Of Eden - Tufts Beelzebubs
Fortress Around Your Heart - Washington U. Pikers
Prayer For The Dying - U. of Illinois Other Guys
Shock The Monkey - B.U. Dear Abbeys

Male Collegiate Best Soloist:
Matt DeMonte - U. of Illinois Xtension Chords
Scott Ciscon - U. of Illinois Other Guys
Josh Katz - Amherst Zumbyes
Andy Tejada - Wheaton Gentlemen Callers