GRAMMY CAMP® — JAZZ SESSION TO PERFORM AT PRESTIGIOUS 2015 GRAMMY® WEEK EVENTS

Sixth Annual GRAMMY In The Schools® Live! Concert Will Feature Hunter Hayes

Presented By Ford Motor Company

Performance At Spaghettini Beverly Hills & The Dave Koz Lounge To Feature Dave Koz;

Students to Also Perform At Spaghettini Fine Dining & Entertainment With Hubert Laws

WHO:

Thirty-two talented high school students — representing 31 cities and 13 states from across the country — who have been selected for positions in GRAMMY CampÒ — Jazz Session.

WHAT:

These young musicians will travel to Los Angeles for a weeklong musical adventure under the direction of Justin DiCioccio of the Manhattan School of Music, Dr. Ron McCurdy of the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and Associate Choral Director Susanna Wegner of Kansas City, Mo. GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session students will be launched into the spotlight surrounding the 57th Annual GRAMMYAwards®through performances at a number of public GRAMMY® Week events, including an appearance at the sixth annual GRAMMY In The Schools® Live! — A Celebration of Music & Education, presented by Ford Motor Company with support from exclusive radio partner Go Country 105 –KKGO-FM.

The week kicks off Feb. 3 with a special evening that is open to the public at Spaghettini Beverly Hills & The Dave Koz Lounge featuring GRAMMY-nominated jazz artist Dave Koz. On Feb. 4 GRAMMY In The Schools® Live! will showcase Jazz Session members and feature a special performance by current GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes at Club Nokia. Jazz Session members will also offer a public performance on Feb. 5 with Hubert Laws at Spaghettini Fine Dining & Entertainment in Seal Beach, Calif. The legendary Capitol Studios (www.capitolstudios.com) will again be provided by Universal Music Group for Jazz Session members to record an album on Feb. 5–7. This year's recording will join the lineup of previous albums available for purchase at online music outlets such as Amazon and iTunes. As a grand finale, Jazz Session members will attend the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Feb. 8 as guests of The Recording Academy® and perform at the GRAMMY Celebration® after-party. GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session is supported in part by the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Artworks. Additional support is provided by Capitol Studios, Centerstaging, Gibson/Baldwin, Guitar Center, JBL, Roland, Shure, Universal Music Group and Zildjian Cymbals.

WHERE & WHEN:  

Feb. 3

7 p.m. Dinner

8 p.m. Performance

Spaghettini Beverly Hills & The Dave Koz Lounge With Dave Koz

184 N. Canon Drive

Beverly Hills, CA  90210

310.424.4600

Contact venue to purchase tickets

 

 

Feb. 4

7:30  p.m. Performance

 

GRAMMY In The Schools Live! at Club Nokia With Hunter Hayes and the GRAMMY Camp Alumni Band

800 W. Olympic Blvd

Los Angeles, CA  90015
Purchase tickets

 

Feb. 5

7 p.m. Dinner

8 p.m. Performance

Spaghettini Fine Dining & Entertainment With Hubert Laws

3005 Old Ranch Parkway

Seal Beach, CA  90740

562.596.2199

Purchase tickets

 

 

 

 

Feb. 5–7

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Capitol Studios

1750 North Vine St.

Hollywood, CA  90028

 Note: Session ends at 12 p.m. on Feb. 7

 

The GRAMMY Foundation® was established in 1988 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with its founder, The Recording Academy, to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage. In recognition of the significant role of teachers in shaping their students' musical experiences, the GRAMMY Foundation and The Recording Academy partnered to present their first Music Educator Award™ in 2014. Open to current U.S. music teachers in kindergarten through college, the second annual Music Educator Award will be given out during GRAMMY Week 2015. For more information about our music education programs, please visit www.grammyintheschools.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, please like "GRAMMY in the Schools" on Facebook, follow @GRAMMYFdn on Twitter and join @GRAMMYFdn on Instagram

Ford Motor Company Fund & Community Services works with community partners to advance driving safety, education and community life. For more than 60 years, Ford Motor Company Fund has operated with ongoing funding from Ford Motor Company. The award-winning Ford Driving Skills for Life program teaches new drivers through a variety of hands-on and interactive methods. Innovation in education is encouraged through national programs that enhance high school learning and provide college scholarships and university grants. Through the Ford Volunteer Corps, more than 25,000 Ford employees and dealers work on projects each year that better their communities in more than 40 countries. For more information, visit www.community.ford.com.

 

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MEDIA R.S.V.P. MANDATORY:

Christina Cassidy/GRAMMY Foundation/310.581.8670/christina.cassidy@grammy.com

Hannah Berryman/GRAMMY Foundation/310.581.8724/hannah.berryman@grammy.com

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are interested in covering any of these events, you MUST request credentials no later than Friday, Jan. 30. Credentials will be picked up at media check-in on the day of the event. MEDIA MUST BE CREDENTIALED. All satellite truck/van parking must be coordinated no later than Friday, Jan. 30.

Media Contacts:

Christina Cassidy/GRAMMY Foundation/310.581.8670/christina.cassidy@grammy.com

Hannah Berryman/GRAMMY Foundation/310.581.8724/hannah.berryman@grammy.com

For Capitol Studios: Karen Lucente/Capitol Studios/310.309.9779/kplucente@gmail.com 

For Ford Motor Company Fund: Todd Nissen/Ford Motor Company Fund/313.322.4898/tnissen@ford.com

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