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Tuesday, September 27 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The GRAMMY Awards: Passion, Purpose, Community

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Please join members of The Recording Academy® Nashville Chapter staff, Alicia Warwick, Executive Director, and Laura Crawford, Membership Manager, along with GRAMMY® winner Jerry Douglas, as they discuss the importance of being involved in The Recording Academy community. Find out how your participation in the GRAMMY Awards submission and voting process is critical to ensuring the best recordings each year receive a nomination. In addition to honoring artists during Music’s Biggest Night®, The Recording Academy supports creators through its many programs including MusiCares®, The GRAMMY Foundation® and important GRAMMY advocacy initiatives.


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Jon Weisberger

Artist, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers
Jon Weisberger was named the IBMA’s first Songwriter of the Year in 2012. More than 160 of his songs—including a half dozen #1 airplay hits—have been recorded by artists ranging from the Del McCoury Band and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver to Sierra Hull, the Infamous Stringdusters and the band he’s been a member of for the past 13 years, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers. He is an alumnus of both the Leadership Bluegrass and Leadership Music... Read More →

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Laura Crawford

Laura Crawford serves as the Membership Manager at The Recording Academy Nashville Chapter, where she has spent the last five years. As the Membership Manager, Laura oversees the Voting and Associate membership application processes as well as the GRAMMY U program, which provides educational opportunities for college students pursuing a career in music. Prior to her current role, Laura worked in publicity, with stints at a record label as well as... Read More →
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Jerry Douglas

Dobro master and 14-time Grammy winner Jerry Douglas is to the resonator guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric guitar: elevating, transforming, and reinventing the instrument in countless ways. In addition to being widely recognized as the foremost master of the Dobro, Jerry Douglas is a freewheeling, forward-thinking recording artist whose output incorporates elements of bluegrass, country, rock, jazz, blues and Celtic into his... Read More →
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Ken Irwin

Ken Irwin is a co-founder of Rounder Records. As part of the Rounder A&R team, he was responsible for the signings of Alison Krauss, the SteelDrivers, the Gibson Brothers, the Lonely Heartstring Band. Sierra Hull, Hazel Dickens, James King, Del McCoury. Della Mae and many others. In addition to his years of A&R work, ken was an IBMA founding member and two time board member, alumnus of the first Leadership Bluegrass class, judge at many bluegrass... Read More →
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Alicia Warwick

Alicia Warwick is the Executive Director of The Recording Academy Nashville Chapter and has been with The Academy for ten years. Some of the many programs she has produced include the Producers & Engineers Wing GRAMMY SoundTable featuring the legendary Phil Ramone and GRAMMY U: Up Close and Personal featuring hip hop artist Drake. | | Previous to working at The Recording Academy, Alicia served as National Membership Director for the... Read More →


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