The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO April 22-24, 2010
The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO
April 22-24, 2010 in Los Angeles
Special Keynote Interviews with Quincy Jones, John Mayer and Bill Withers Announced
Kenny Burrell, Desmond Child, Dre & Vidal, Dr. Luke, Don Schlitz, Brian Tyler, Phil Vassar, Greg Wells, and More To Appear One of the greatest living legends in modern music history, Grammy, Emmy and Academy Award-winning producer, film composer, musical arranger and conductor Quincy Jones will be interviewed about his prolific career at the 2010 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO. As one of music’s true renaissance men, he has done it all. Working with such entertainment giants as Michael Jackson, Paul Simon and Aretha Franklin and shuffling pop, soul, hip-hop, jazz, classical, African and Brazilian music into dazzling fusions in every medium including records, live performance, movies and television, he has left his indelible mark on American popular music.
John Mayer will discuss his craft, career and current projects, including the worldwide tour in support of his latest album, Battle Studies. Universally recognized for his guitar playing skills as well as his writing skills, the seven-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter and performer expertly mixes pop, blues, soul and jazz into his ever-evolving music, which includes such hits as “Your Body Is a Wonderland,” “Waiting on the World to Change,” “Gravity” and “Say.” He has collaborated with artists from several genres, including blues guitar greats Buddy Guy, B.B. King and Eric Clapton, jazz icon Herbie Hancock, hip-hop visionaries Common and Kayne West, as well as legendary studio musicians Steve Jordan and Pino Palladino as part of the John Mayer Trio.
Bill Withers will share valuable insights into a remarkable career that includes writing and performing such classic hits as “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Lean On Me,” and “Use Me” at this year’s ASCAP EXPO. His music and unique voice have been used in countless television and radio commercials, motion pictures and television programs, and his songs have been recorded by hundreds of artists including Diana Ross, Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Sting, Will Smith, The Temptations, Tom Jones, Joe Cocker and Mick Jagger among others.
Also confirmed to offer information, advice and insight as panelists at this year’s ASCAP EXPO are Louis Biancaniello, Kenny Burrell, Desmond Child, Steve Diamond, Dre & Vidal, John Forté, Ashley Gorley, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald, Ron Jones, Just Blaze, Bear McCreary, Bob Mintzer, Robert Ellis Orrall, Don Schlitz, Brian Tyler, Phil Vassar, Sam Watters, Greg Wells, Wendy & Lisa and Paul Williams.
The 2010 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO will include over 200 panelists and performers in total, the biggest names in music all in one place! Be there
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