The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® will celebrate its sixth annual GRAMMY® Week event, titled "An Evening of Jazz," honoring 27-time GRAMMY® winner and multi-talented music producer Quincy Jones and 18-time GRAMMY-winning engineer and producer Al Schmitt for their commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. The invitation-only event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles. GRAMMY Week culminates with the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, airing live on the CBS Television Network, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Newly announced sponsors of the event from the Professional Audio and Musical Instrument market sectors include the following brands: Argosy® (www.argosyconsole.com), Capital Bauer Insurance (www.capitalbauer.com), DTS® (www.dts.com), Focusrite Novation (www.focusrite.com, www.novationmusic.com), Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro) (www.gcpro.com), Guitar Center www.guitarcenter.com, iZotope (www.izotope.com), Lurssen Mastering (www.lurssenmastering.com), OraStream (www.orastream.com), Sound Exchange (www.soundexchange.com), Vintage King (www.vintageking.com) and Westlake Pro (www.westlakepro.com).
These brands join previously announced sponsors Avid® (www.avid.com), HARMAN® Professional brands (AKG® Acoustics, JBL® Professional and Lexicon®) (www.harman.com), iriver (www.iriver.com), Iron Mountain (www.ironmountain.com), Music Marketing (www.musicmarketing.ca), PMC, Ltd. (www.pmc-speakers.com), Presonus (www.presonus.com), Shure Incorporated (www.shure.com), and Ultimate Ears by Logitech (www.ultimateears.com).
"We could not hold our GRAMMY Week event, 'An Evening of Jazz,' without the contributions of our sponsor partners." states Maureen Droney, Senior Executive Director of the P&E Wing. "The Producers & Engineers Wing provides a voice for the producers, engineers, remixers, manufacturers, technologists, and other related creative and technical professionals who work, often behind the scenes, in the recording field, and we're glad our manufacturer partners support our efforts. We are looking forward to another spectacular GRAMMY Week event."