The Syracuse Area Music Awards has unveiled the list of nominees for the 2018 SAMMY’s. A competitive field of talented artists representing 14 music genres had judges making difficult decisions. In less than a month, area musicians will be awarded for their local music contributions for the albums they produced in 2017. E.S.P., Harmonic Dirt and Phantom Chemistry are some of the cool names on the nominees list. Local Syracuse Radio DJ Dixon shared the nominees for the Best Jazz category.