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Doug Lady Appointed Chairman of the Music Achievement Council
Doug Lady Appointed Chairman of the Music Achievement Council

Milwaukee, Wisconsin -Hal Leonard Senior Vice President - Sales Doug Lady has been appointed Chairman of the Music Achievement Council. Lady succeeds Rick Young of Yamaha Corporation of America who retired after ten years as the council's chairman. Lady has b …

Dualtone Music Group secures publishing administration rights for Chuck Berry catalogue
Dualtone Music Group secures publishing administration rights for Chuck Berry catalogue

Nashville, Tennessee -Dualtone Music Group, an Entertainment One (eOne) Company, announces that it has entered into an agreement with Isalee Music Publishing to administer hit songs written by music legend Chuck Berry. As part of the deal, Dualtone has …

New Report Reveals Findings about the Arts and Health in Older Adults
New Report Reveals Findings about the Arts and Health in Older Adults

Washington, District of Columbia -Older adults who create art and attend arts events have better health outcomes than adults who do neither is one of the conclusions in a new report published by the National Endowment for the Arts. Staying Engaged: Health Patterns of Old …

NEH Pledges $2.1 Million to Revitalize Endangered Native American Languages
NEH Pledges $2.1 Million to Revitalize Endangered Native American Languages

Washington, District of Columbia -Partnership with First Nations Development Institute among several NEH grants to preserve and document Native American history and culture The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a three-yea …

Esperanza Spalding Appointed to Harvard’s Music Department Faculty
Johann Sauty
Esperanza Spalding Appointed to Harvard’s Music Department Faculty

Cambridge, Massachusetts -We are pleased to report that Esperanza Spalding has joined the faculty of the Department of Music at Harvard University as Professor of the Practice, with an appointment beginning July 2017. Spalding will teach a range of courses in son …

Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV
Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV

Los Angeles, California -Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world's first subscription video-on-demand (SVO …

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2018 Class of NEA Jazz Masters
National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2018 Class of NEA Jazz Masters

Washington, District of Columbia -Joanne Brackeen, Pat Metheny, Dianne Reeves, and Todd Barkan now join the ranks of the nation’s highest honor in jazz, the NEA Jazz Masters. The 2018 NEA Jazz Master recipients were announced this evening at a DC Jazz Festival concert at …

Sixteenth Annual Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards & Concert Honors Barry Harris And Rufus Reid
Sixteenth Annual Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards & Concert Honors Barry Harris And Rufus Reid

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia -Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is pleased to announce that the 2017 Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards & Concert will take place on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. on the grounds of Mather Training Center. This year’s honor …

Delta Blues Museum Awarded MAC Grant for Continuing Education
Delta Blues Museum Awarded MAC Grant for Continuing Education

Clarksdale, Mississippi -Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $500 mini grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) to allow Museum Director Shelley Ritter to attend the Southeastern Museums Conference annual meeting in September. "This conference is a …

Concord Bicycle Music Launches Craft Recordings: Reissue Label Encompasses Group’s Vast And Historic Catalog
Concord Bicycle Music Launches Craft Recordings: Reissue Label Encompasses Group’s Vast And Historic Catalog

Los Angeles, California -Concord Bicycle Music is proud to announce the establishment of Craft Recordings as its reissue label, rebranding the company’s growing catalog division to better serve its vast collection of historically significant and musically divers …

Taylor Guitars Creates New Role And Hires Well Respected Environmentalist Scott Paul As Director Of Natural Resource Sustainability
Taylor Guitars Creates New Role And Hires Well Respected Environmentalist Scott Paul As Director Of Natural Resource Sustainability

El Cajon, California -Today Taylor Guitars, maker of premium acoustic guitars, announces an innovative, new position at the company created to advance its global sustainability efforts - Director of Natural Resource Sustainability. For the new role, Taylor Gu …

Musical Training Creates New Brain Connections in Children
Musical Training Creates New Brain Connections in Children

Chicago, Illinois -Taking music lessons increases brain fiber connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radi …

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