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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 [...]
Revisit: Rhymes & Reasons: The Music of John Denver

Revisit: Rhymes & Reasons: The Music of John Denver

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT John Denver is one of America’s greatest country-folk singer/songwriters. With over 30 albums in his discography, the body of work from this performer, actor, environmentalist, and humanitarian continues to be celebrated. He had a raw talent and unique ability to capture the essence of everyday issues through music that seemed to flow [...]
August Museum At Home Release Schedule

August Museum At Home Release Schedule

We're excited to announce the GRAMMY Museum's next round of never-before-released free digital content from their archive while the Museum in Los Angeles is closed until further notice in light of COVID-19. The Museum's Public Programs digital series features new intimate sit-down interviews with artists and musicians recorded via Zoom, as well as archival Programs [...]
The Road to the GRAMMY Awards

The Road to the GRAMMY Awards

Introduction: History of the GRAMMY Awards On May 4, 1959, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (presently, Recording Academy) hosted the first GRAMMY Awards ceremony at simultaneous banquets held in Beverly Hills and New York. Celebrating recordings from 1958, the initial ceremony was not televised and was attended by industry insiders and select [...]
July Museum At Home Release Schedule

July Museum At Home Release Schedule

We're excited to announce the GRAMMY Museum's next round of never-before-released free digital content from their archive while the Museum in Los Angeles is closed until further notice in light of COVID-19. The Museum's Public Programs digital series features new intimate sit-down interviews with artists and musicians recorded via Zoom, as well as archival Programs [...]
Revisit: Monterey International Pop Festival: Music, Love, and Flowers, 1967

Revisit: Monterey International Pop Festival: Music, Love, and Flowers, 1967

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT In May 2017, the GRAMMY Museum, in collaboration with Lou Adler, GRAMMY®-winning producer and co-founder of the Monterey International Pop Festival, presented Monterey International Pop Festival: Music, Love, and Flowers, 1967. Fifty years after the legendary music festival, the exhibit explored how music became the counterculture's most significant cultural expression in 1967, [...]
Revisit: Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan

Revisit: Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Stevie Ray Vaughan was the most significant guitar stylist of the post-blues-rock era.  No musician did more to energize the 1980s blues revival than the Texas guitarist, whose roots and influences included everyone from Albert and B.B. King, Guitar Slim, and Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, to Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy.  Vaughan ignited [...]
Peggy Lee 100th Birthday Celebration Digital Exhibit

Peggy Lee 100th Birthday Celebration Digital Exhibit

The GRAMMY Museum® announces Peggy Lee 100th Birthday Celebration in honor of the centennial anniversary of one of the 20th century's most important musical influences in the world of jazz and popular music. To commemorate the occasion and Lee's life, music and legacy, the GRAMMY Museum will host a pre-taped panel discussion and birthday toast [...]