The Recording Academy honors Neil Young during Grammy Week

The celebration is ahead of the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on January 26th

The Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy will celebrate its seventh annual Grammy Week event honoring two-time Grammy winner Neil Young for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music.

The annual celebration will highlight sound quality and pay homage to the music legend on January 21st at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles with a cocktail reception and tribute.

Thirteen-time Grammy winner T-Bone Burnett, two-time Grammy winner Colbie Caillat, two-time Grammy winner Andrew Dost (of fun.), Grammy winner Jakob Dylan, singer and percussionist Sheila E., singer/songwriter Louise Goffin, singer/songwriter Kaz (of Redlight King), three-time Grammy winner Kris Kristofferson, singer/songwriter Liz Phair, eight-time Grammy winner Rick Rubin, six-time Grammy winner Chad Smith (of The Red Hot Chili Peppers), nine-time Grammy winner Ringo Starr, six-time Grammy winner Joe Walsh, Ann and Nancy Wilson (of Heart), Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, Recording Academy Chair Christine Albert, LA Chapter President Mindi Abair and members of The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, along with musical artists, producers, and other prominent music industry figures will be in attendance.

With a music career spanning more than four decades, Young has set a standard of artistic integrity and iconoclastic creativity. From his solo endeavors to his work with Buffalo Springfield; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and Neil Young With Crazy Horse, he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and has twice been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ever the visionary, Young will soon debut his new highly anticipated, high-fidelity audio service Pono.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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