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Category: Rock & Roll Forever Foundation

GRAMMY Museum and GRAMMY Museum Experience Present: Mini Masterclass with BTS

GRAMMY Museum and GRAMMY Museum Experience Present: Mini Masterclass with BTS

Our friends over at the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center have released an all-new Mini Masterclass with international superstars, BTS. Mini Masterclass is a twice-weekly video series which includes a 10- minute interview with an esteemed roster of guests including, Mario Winans, hip-hop legend, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Estelle, Matthew Ramsey from the ACM Award Old [...]
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 [...]
GRAMMY Museum and Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Present: DAMN: The Art and Importance of Storytelling

GRAMMY Museum and Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Present: DAMN: The Art and Importance of Storytelling

Pulitzer Prize-winner Kendrick Lamar’s groundbreaking album, DAMN, is more than just music. It is a statement, a story. From his performance atop a vandalized police car on the BET Awards to his commentary-laced lyrical rabbit holes, Kendrick Lemar knows how to tell a story. By examining some of his tracks and videos, we will decipher [...]
GRAMMY Museum and Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Present: Lean on Me: Expressing Gratitude and Care with Music

GRAMMY Museum and Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Present: Lean on Me: Expressing Gratitude and Care with Music

GRAMMY Hall of Fame inductee, Bill Withers, was a prolific musician and inspiration to countless others. As a hard worker in and out of the recording studio, Bill understood the importance of teamwork and dependability, as his international hit, “Lean on Me” encompasses. Today, we take a closer look at his song and how it's [...]
GRAMMY Museum and Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Present: The Latin Rhythms Of Despacito

GRAMMY Museum and Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Present: The Latin Rhythms Of Despacito

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s global smash hit “Despacito” needs little introduction. Though this song blazed a trail between international audiences, so much of its roots trace back to the rhythms and instrumentation of other Latin American music genres. Despacito embraces sounds from Puerto Rican rural music to Columbian Cumbia. Join us as we uncover [...]