The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will celebrate its eighth annual Grammy Week event honoring three-time Grammy Award winner Nile Rodgers (pictured) for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. Michael Ostin and Cameron Strang will serve as honorary event co-chairs at the event to be held on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles.
Grammy Week culminates with the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 8, 2015, airing live on the CBS Television Network, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
As the Producers & Engineers Wing 2015 honoree, Rodgers joins past honorees Chris Blackwell, T Bone Burnett, Tom Dowd, Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegun, Jimmy Iovine, Quincy Jones, Arif Mardin, Al Schmitt, Jerry Wexler, and Neil Young.
“Our Producers & Engineers Wing members are passionate about sound quality, the importance of music creators, and most of all, the integrity of recorded music,” says Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “This year, it is with great pride that we honor a musical icon who is the epitome of everything the P&E Wing represents. Nile Rodgers is not only a revered member of the music community but also a founding member of the Wing and we look forward to celebrating his astonishing career, which continues to reach new musical heights and inspire generations.”
Nile Rodgers’ biography is available on his Website: www.nilerodgers.com/about/biography.
For more information about the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, visit www.grammy.com.
Visit The Village Studios online at villagestudios.com.