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GRAMMY Week Celebrates Classical, Jazz Music

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Monday January 14, 2008

From: Grammy.org

Events to honor classical pianists Lang Lang and Earl Wild and jazz musicians Sonny Rollins and McCoy Tyner

The Recording Academy will spotlight the classical and jazz genres with special events held during GRAMMY Week.

This year’s GRAMMY Salute To Classical Music honorees are Lang Lang and Earl Wild. The GRAMMY Salute To Jazz honorees are Sonny Rollins and McCoy Tyner.

The GRAMMY Salute To Classical Music and GRAMMY Salute To Jazz events celebrate musical styles and honorees that have made significant contributions to our culture. Each event will feature live performances and a special presentation of The Recording Academy President’s Merit Award to accomplished artists in honor of their professional achievements.

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