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Meet This Week’s Featured Staff Member: Kelsey Goelz

Meet This Week’s Featured Staff Member: Kelsey Goelz

This week, we are shining the spotlight on our Associate Curator, Kelsey, to learn more about who she is and what she is listening to! What are your favorite genres of music? Punk, Classic Rock, Funk, Disco, Pop. What appeals to you about music? Everything! Live shows keep me sane. Telling stories about music through [...]
Colton Dixon Sings and Plays “Miracles”

Colton Dixon Sings and Plays “Miracles”

Atlantic Recording Artist and American Idol seventh place finisher in its eleventh season, Colton Dixon, gives a visual look into his piano technique. In the video you will hear Colton perform his original song "Miracles" and see the piano part being played. Age Group: Grades 8 to 12+
Revisit: Count Basie: The King of Swing

Revisit: Count Basie: The King of Swing

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On September 29, 2016, the GRAMMY Museum opened Count Basie: The King of Swing, an exhibit that offered a glimpse into the life of the nine-time GRAMMY-winning jazz great through unique artifacts from the private collection of the Count Basie estate. Count Basie: The King of Swing was on display in the [...]
Meet This Week’s Featured Staff Member: Kevin Choto

Meet This Week’s Featured Staff Member: Kevin Choto

This week, we are shining the spotlight on our Security Officer, Kevin, to learn more about who he is and what he is listening to! What are your favorite genres of music? My favorite genres are Rap and Latin Trap. What is your favorite Public Program? My favorite public program was when we hosted Lana [...]
GRAMMY Museum and Rock & Roll Forever Foundation Present: Loudspeakers, PA Systems, and the “Wall of Sound”

GRAMMY Museum and Rock & Roll Forever Foundation Present: Loudspeakers, PA Systems, and the “Wall of Sound”

How does a loudspeaker work, and what was the Grateful Dead’s influence on this technology? In this lesson you will: Find out what a PA system is and identify its three basic components; Learn the science behind loudspeakers; Discover the Grateful Dead’s historic role in pioneering live sound technology for concerts. DOWNLOAD LESSON PLAN Age [...]
Meet This Week’s Featured Staff Member: Ana Estrada

Meet This Week’s Featured Staff Member: Ana Estrada

This week, we are shining the spotlight on our Office Manager, Ana, to learn more about who she is and what she is listening to! What are your favorite genres of music? Rancheras, Rock en Español, Cumbias, 80’s and Alternative What appeals to you about music? I listen to all kinds of music, but mostly [...]