GRAMMY Camp — Basic Training Set For Jan. 22

Current GRAMMY nominees Hit-Boy, Makeba Riddick and Harmony Samuels among participants to offer music industry insight to students during GRAMMY Week
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    Makeba Riddick
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    Harmony Samuels
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    Ziggy Marley
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    Ludwig Göransson
January 17, 2014 -- 1:23 pm PST

The GRAMMY Foundation has announced the annual GRAMMY Camp — Basic Training will take place during GRAMMY Week on Jan. 22 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Top music industry professionals and artists set to attend the event include GRAMMY nominees Hit-Boy, Makeba Riddick and Harmony Samuels; Evan Bogart, songwriter/producer and Recording Academy Los Angeles Chapter Governor; Matthew Cherry, music video director and film producer; Gooding, lead singer/guitarist of the band Gooding and founder of the Gooding Financial Literacy Tour; Ludwig Göransson, TV and film composer; JoiStarr, GRAMMY-nominated songwriter and vocalist; Ziggy Marley, GRAMMY-winning artist; Delfeayo Marsalis, trombonist and music producer; and music video director Elliott Sellers.

More than 700 Los Angeles-area high school students will attend GRAMMY Camp — Basic Training to hear music industry professionals and artists discuss the realities of the music business and careers in the industry. GRAMMY Camp — Basic Training, a GRAMMY in the Schools initiative of the GRAMMY Foundation, is supported in part by Flourish Foundation, Ford Motor Company Fund and the Starkey Hearing Foundation.

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