Archive | November, 2019

KUDOS: Arvada West High School Choir Director Chris Maunu Nominated for Grammy Music Educator of the Year

KUDOS: Arvada West High School Choir Director Chris Maunu Nominated for Grammy Music Educator of the Year

Aleisha Pfaff Maunu re her hubby Chris Maunu: Beyond proud of and inspired by this guy! He was nominated by 2 students [at Arvada West High School] this year for…

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IN MEMORIAM: Edward Cherney – Award Winning Recording Engineer

Edward Cherney (1950 – October 22, 2019) was an American recording engineer and record producer, based in Los Angeles, California, United States. Over his career, he earned four Grammy awards,…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/André_Previn.jpgIN MEMORIAM: Andre Previn – Multi-Grammy/Academy Award Winner

IN MEMORIAM: Andre Previn – Multi-Grammy/Academy Award Winner

André George Previn, KBE; born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929 – February 28, 2019) was a German-American pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor. His career was three-pronged. Starting by arranging…

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KUDOS: 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award Finalists Revealed

KUDOS: 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award Finalists Revealed

On Wednesday, “CBS This Morning,” revealed the 10 music teachers who have been selected by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum as finalists for the 2019 Music Educator Award….

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Grammy-61st-logo.jpgINTERESTING BITS: What’s The Difference? GRAMMY for “Album” vs. “Record”

INTERESTING BITS: What’s The Difference? GRAMMY for “Album” vs. “Record”

By Nate Hertweck | GRAMMYs | If you don’t know, now you know—here’s the lowdown on two of music’s most well-known yet often-confused terms, especially as they pertain to the…

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KUDOS: Wil Key on the Official Grammy Ballot for the First Round of Voting

KUDOS: Wil Key on the Official Grammy Ballot for the First Round of Voting

From Wil Key: So excited to announce that my album, “Globetrotter: Side A” is on the official GRAMMY ballot for the first round of voting! The album took over four…

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IN MEMORIAM:   Ron Dunbar // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

IN MEMORIAM: Ron Dunbar // Other Notable Musicians Deaths

Ronald Dunbar (born c. 1939 – April 4, 2018) was an American songwriter, A&R director and record producer who worked closely with Holland-Dozier-Holland, and with George Clinton. His co-writing credits…

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EVENTS: COMBO’s General Meeting – THIS Saturday, Feb. 24th with Bob Webber of Sugarloaf

EVENTS: COMBO’s General Meeting – THIS Saturday, Feb. 24th with Bob Webber of Sugarloaf

COMBO will be presenting Bob Webber, a founding member of Sugarloaf (Green Eyed Lady, Don’t Call us, speaking on his long and storied music career and his transition from bass…

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EVENTS: Calendars and Bell Ringers for February 8, 2018

EVENTS: Calendars and Bell Ringers for February 8, 2018

COMBO is about the “Business of Music.” Our mission is to assist musicians with the information they need to know in order to advance their own careers! Our articles represent…

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KUDOS: Chris Daniels, Freddi Gowdy, and The Kings’ Album Blues With Horns Nominated for Grammy

KUDOS: Chris Daniels, Freddi Gowdy, and The Kings’ Album Blues With Horns Nominated for Grammy

Chris sends a note [pun intended]: Hi, Musician Friends! Chris Daniels, Freddi Gowdy and the Kings are in the 1st round of the Grammys! We are up for Best Traditional…

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KUDOS: From Kenny Passarelli: Thank you, Clark Hagan (a COMBO Board Member!)

KUDOS: From Kenny Passarelli: Thank you, Clark Hagan (a COMBO Board Member!)

Living in Denver, I’m lucky enough to have a Grammy award winning engineer like Clark Hagan to work with. When we were first contacted about working on the Kevin Miso…

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COMBO Grammy Party

COMBO Grammy Party

At the Ramada, Feb. 15, 2016.

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