News http://www.grammy365.com/news en Joe Satriani: GRAMMY.com First Listen http://www.grammy365.com/news/joe-satriani-grammycom-first-listen <p>GRAMMY-nominated guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani is set to release a career-spanning box set, <i>The Complete Studio Recordings</i>, on April 22.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY-nominated guitarist debuts techno mix of &quot;Until We Say Goodbye&quot; from career-spanning box set, plus an exclusive interview </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bryan Reesman </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/joe-satriani-grammycom-first-listen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/joe-satriani-grammycom-first-listen#comments Article Atlanta Chickenfoot joe satriani Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:01:52 +0000 The Recording Academy 847259 at http://www.grammy365.com GRAMMY Museum, USC Announce Affiliate Partnership http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammy-museum-usc-announce-affiliate-partnership <p>The University of Southern California has been named the first official university affiliate of the GRAMMY Museum, it was announced today. This new partnership emerged out of a longstanding relationship between the USC Thornton School of Music and the Museum.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> As first-ever university affiliate, USC Thornton School of Music to gain access to Museum content for educational purposes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammy-museum-usc-announce-affiliate-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammy-museum-usc-announce-affiliate-partnership#comments Article Atlanta GRAMMY Museum University of Southern California Chicago Florida Los Angeles GRAMMY Museum Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:14:26 +0000 The Recording Academy 847226 at http://www.grammy365.com A Word From Chuck D On Record Store Day http://www.grammy365.com/news/word-chuck-d-record-store-day <p>Music retail&#39;s annual worldwide celebration, Record Store Day, is set to take place April 19 at independent record stores around the world.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Exclusive: RSD Ambassador discusses the revolutionary role of record stores and how they contributed to the early development of Public Enemy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/word-chuck-d-record-store-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/word-chuck-d-record-store-day#comments Article Atlanta chuck d Record Store Day Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:20:46 +0000 The Recording Academy 847224 at http://www.grammy365.com August Alsina Swears To Tell The Truth http://www.grammy365.com/news/august-alsina-swears-tell-truth <p>Hip-hop singer/songwriter August Alsina recently visited The Recording Academy&#39;s headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., to participate in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Exclusive: New Orleans singer/songwriter on collaborating with GRAMMY winner Chris Brown and staying true to himself on his debut album, Testimony </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/august-alsina-swears-tell-truth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/august-alsina-swears-tell-truth#comments Article Atlanta August Alsina Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:28:25 +0000 The Recording Academy 847223 at http://www.grammy365.com Lang Lang Visits The GRAMMY Museum http://www.grammy365.com/news/lang-lang-visits-grammy-museum <p>GRAMMY-nominated classical pianist and GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador to China Lang Lang recently participated in an installment of the GRAMMY Museum&#39;s An Evening With series.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador to China performs a brief set and discusses music education and rocking with Metallica at the GRAMMY Awards </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/lang-lang-visits-grammy-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/lang-lang-visits-grammy-museum#comments Article Atlanta GRAMMY Museum Lang Lang Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:53:10 +0000 The Recording Academy 847208 at http://www.grammy365.com GRAMMY Live Earns Webby Nod http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammy-live-earns-webby-nod <p>For the fifth consecutive year, GRAMMY Live, The Recording Academy&#39;s daylong live stream leading up to and through the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast, has garnered a Webby Award nomination in the Events &amp; Live Webcasts category. GRAMMY Live won a Webby in the category in 2010.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY Live garners fifth consecutive nomination in the Events &amp; Live Webcasts category; live stream is also up for a Webby People&#039;s Voice Award </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammy-live-earns-webby-nod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammy-live-earns-webby-nod#comments Article Atlanta GRAMMY live Webby Awards Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:38:15 +0000 The Recording Academy 847175 at http://www.grammy365.com The Truth According To Ledisi http://www.grammy365.com/news/truth-according-ledisi <p>GRAMMY-nominated R&amp;B singer/songwriter Ledisi recently visited The Recording Academy&#39;s headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., to participate in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Exclusive: GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter on recording her latest album, The Truth, and why she&#039;s not giving up on R&amp;B </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/truth-according-ledisi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/truth-according-ledisi#comments Article Atlanta Ledisi Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:23:01 +0000 The Recording Academy 847174 at http://www.grammy365.com Photographs Of Bob Dylan Exhibit To Launch May 23 http://www.grammy365.com/news/photographs-bob-dylan-exhibit-launch-may-23 <p>Daniel Kramer: Photographs Of Bob Dylan, a traveling photographic exhibit curated by the GRAMMY Museum, will make its first-ever stop in the United States at the Paulucci Space Theatre in Dylan&#39;s hometown of Hibbing, Minn., on May 23.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY Museum to curate traveling exhibit of photos by Daniel Kramer, beginning in Dylan&#039;s hometown of Hibbing, Minn. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/photographs-bob-dylan-exhibit-launch-may-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/photographs-bob-dylan-exhibit-launch-may-23#comments Article Atlanta bob dylan Daniel Kramer GRAMMY Museum Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:00:10 +0000 The Recording Academy 847173 at http://www.grammy365.com Joy Williams Plots A New Chapter http://www.grammy365.com/news/joy-williams-plots-new-chapter <p>Singer/songwriter Joy Williams recently participated in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview in Chicago. The four-time GRAMMY winner discussed her early music inspirations, her songwriting process and prepping for live performances, among other topics. &nbsp;</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Exclusive: GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter Joy Williams talks inspiration, songwriting and the allure of the concert stage </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/joy-williams-plots-new-chapter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Atlanta Civil Wars John Paul White Joy Williams Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:56:47 +0000 The Recording Academy 847172 at http://www.grammy365.com GRAMMY.com First Listen: Billy Porter http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammycom-first-listen-billy-porter <p>Broadway star Billy Porter &mdash; a recent GRAMMY and Tony Award winner for his role in Cyndi Lauper&#39;s &quot;Kinky Boots&quot; &mdash; is set to release a new album, <i>Billy&#39;s Back On Broadway</i>, on April 15.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY-winning Broadway star debuts &quot;Luck Be A Lady&quot; from his forthcoming album, Billy&#039;s Back On Broadway, plus an exclusive interview with Porter </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bruce Britt </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammycom-first-listen-billy-porter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/grammycom-first-listen-billy-porter#comments Article Atlanta Billy Porter Broadway Kinky Boots Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:22:54 +0000 The Recording Academy 847171 at http://www.grammy365.com Sergio Mendes Captures The Sounds Of Brazil With Rio 2 http://www.grammy365.com/news/sergio-mendes-captures-sounds-brazil-rio-2 <p>Ahead of the release of the animated film <i>Rio 2</i> on April 11, GRAMMY-winning Brazilian artist Sergio Mendes recently participated in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY-winning artist discusses collaborating with Janelle MonĂ¡e and showcasing the diverse sounds of his home country on the Rio 2 soundtrack </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/sergio-mendes-captures-sounds-brazil-rio-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/sergio-mendes-captures-sounds-brazil-rio-2#comments Article Atlanta Sergio Mendes Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:59:23 +0000 The Recording Academy 847170 at http://www.grammy365.com Civil Rights Summit Explores The Freedom Highway http://www.grammy365.com/news/civil-rights-summit-explores-freedom-highway <p>When Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led his historic <b><a href="http://www.grammy.com/news/let-freedom-ring-with-the-march-on-washington-grammy-playlist" target="_self">March on Washington</a></b> in 1963 &mdash; perhaps the single most galvanizing event associated with the civil rights movement &mdash; musical activists the Staple Singers were in England.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Graham Nash and Mavis Staples examine music&#039;s role as a catalyst for change at the Civil Rights Summit in Austin, Texas </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Lynne Margolis </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/civil-rights-summit-explores-freedom-highway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/civil-rights-summit-explores-freedom-highway#comments Article Atlanta Bob Santelli Civil Rights Summit graham nash Mavis Staples Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:20:33 +0000 The Recording Academy 846983 at http://www.grammy365.com B.o.B Pushes The Envelope http://www.grammy365.com/news/bob-pushes-envelope <p>B.o.B recently participated in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview in Los Angeles. The GRAMMY-nominated rapper/songwriter discussed technology&#39;s effect on music, the &quot;business&quot; of collaborating with other artists and putting on his &quot;producer hat,&quot; among other topics. &nbsp;</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY-nominated rapper puts on his producer hat and talks the &quot;business&quot; of collaborating with other artists </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/bob-pushes-envelope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/bob-pushes-envelope#comments Article Atlanta B.o.B Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:10:50 +0000 The Recording Academy 846921 at http://www.grammy365.com John Shirley-Quirk Dies http://www.grammy365.com/news/john-shirley-quirk-dies <p>GRAMMY-nominated bass-baritone John Shirley-Quirk died April 7. A cause of death was not disclosed. He was 82. Born in Liverpool, England, Shirley-Quirk sang and played violin as a child. In 1957 he began studying with baritone Roy Henderson and from 1961&ndash;1962 performed with the Cathedral Choir at St. John&#39;s in London.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY-nominated bass-baritone dies at 82 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/john-shirley-quirk-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/john-shirley-quirk-dies#comments Article Atlanta John Shirley Quirk Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:18:18 +0000 The Recording Academy 846920 at http://www.grammy365.com Jack Antonoff Wants To Get Better http://www.grammy365.com/news/jack-antonoff-wants-get-better <p>GRAMMY-winning guitarist Jack Antonoff&nbsp; of <b><a href="http://www.grammy.com/artist/fun">Fun.</a></b> recently visited The Recording Academy&#39;s headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., to participate in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview. Antonoff discussed his debut solo project, Bleachers, and his new single, &quot;I Wanna Get Better,&quot; among other topics. &nbsp;</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRAMMY-winning guitarist of Fun. details his new solo project, Bleachers, and debut single &quot;I Wanna Get Better&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-provider"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Provider:&nbsp;</div> GRAMMY.com </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.grammy365.com/news/jack-antonoff-wants-get-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.grammy365.com/news/jack-antonoff-wants-get-better#comments Article Atlanta Bleachers fun Jack Antonoff Chicago Florida Los Angeles Memphis Nashville New York Pacific Northwest Philadelphia San Francisco Texas Washington D.C. GRAMMY U Producers & Engineers Wing Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:01:26 +0000 The Recording Academy 846893 at http://www.grammy365.com