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Revisit: Ella at 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald

Revisit: Ella at 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT The GRAMMY Museum celebrated the life, music, and charitable legacy of 13-time GRAMMY-winning jazz singer and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Ella Fitzgerald with Ella At 100: Celebrating the Artistry of Ella Fitzgerald. The exhibit, which was displayed in the Mike Curb Gallery on the Museum’s fourth floor, opened April 25, [...]
Revisit: Sinatra: An American Icon

Revisit: Sinatra: An American Icon

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Frank Sinatra was one of the greatest vocalists of the 20th century, an artist of such uncommon talent that he was known simply as “The Voice.”  Popular music’s first true teen idol, Sinatra began his career making girls swoon and fronting big bands during the years of World War II.  By the [...]
Revisit: Whitney!

Revisit: Whitney!

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Whitney Houston was one of the greatest female vocalists of our time.  Possessing multi-octave range, a soaring delivery, and an extraordinary intensity, she could turn most any song she sang into a symphony of human emotion. Whitney kept her gospel roots close.  As a teen, she learned to sing as a member [...]
Revisit: Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora

Revisit: Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On May 12, 2013, the GRAMMY Museum opened Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora. The exhibit, which opened on Mother’s Day, focused on Rivera as the “Diva of Banda”– due to her work within the banda and norteña music genres— and illustrated how Rivera used her music and celebrity to abolish female stereotypes [...]
Revisit: X: 40 YEARS OF PUNK IN LOS ANGELES

Revisit: X: 40 YEARS OF PUNK IN LOS ANGELES

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On October 13, 2017, the GRAMMY Museum opened X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles, an exhibit that celebrated four decades since the band X’s formation, and offered visitors a glimpse into how their four original members – Exene Cervenka, John Doe, Billy Zoom, and DJ Bonebrake – quickly established the [...]