Episode #19: Grammys In My District

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When people hear about the Recording Academy, some scratch their heads in wonder, while others immediately recognize them as the organization that puts on the Grammy Awards every year. However, both of these responses bely the true effort and intent behind the organization, as they are just as involved in awards shows as they are in advocacy for musicians on Capitol Hill and beyond. After several successful years of doing the music industry lobbying day, “Grammys On The Hill,” the Recording Academy decided to take the model that they had developed for Washington, D.C. and bring that back to musician’s home districts. This year represents the second time that “Grammys In My District” has happened, and we speak with three different players inside the organization about what’s different about this year’s event, and catch some soundbytes of the event that took place in Seattle on October 14.


Kris Orlowski (Musician)
Daryl Friedman (The Recording Academy)
Brandon Bush (Musician)

Gospel Music “Automobile”
Xiu Xiu “Chocolate Makes You Happy”
Kris Orlowski “It Ain’t Necessarily So”
Sugarland “Stuck Like Glue”
Kinski “Flight Risk”
Delta 5 “Mind Your Own Business”


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