The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing hosted the prestigious invite-only 11th annual GRAMMY Week event honoring 15-time GRAMMY Award-winner Alicia Keys and GRAMMY Award-winning Producer Kasseem Dean, aka “Swizz Beatz.”
The celebration of artistic contributions of P&E professional members was held at The Rainbow Room, an iconic NYC landmark, to pay homage to producers, musicians and their artistry and sound quality.
The event, well-regarded among producers and engineers as well as industry titans, had many in attendance including Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, Recording Academy Chair John Poppo, and members of The Recording Academy P&E Wing, along with musical artists, producers, and other prominent music industry figures.
Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow, 15-time GRAMMY Award-winner Alicia Keys and GRAMMY Award-winning Producer Kasseem Dean, aka “Swizz Beatz”
15-time GRAMMY Award-winning and 29-time GRAMMY Award-nominated music icon Alicia Keys
Gayle King is co-anchor of the CBS News morning show CBS This Morning
Mindi Abair is a 2-time GRAMMY Award-nominated saxophonist, vocalist, author, and National Trustee for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. (with Eric Guerra)
3-time GRAMMY Award-winning and 13-time GRAMMY Award-nominated Producer/Musician/Manager Peter Asher (also awarded a CBE [“Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire”] by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, for services to the music industry) with musician Victoria Asher
12-time Grammy-winning Producer/Mixer/Engineer Rafa Sardina, 4-time Latin GRAMMY Award-winning, GRAMMY Award-winning, and Emmy Award-winning Producer Dan Warner, and GRAMMY Award-winning Producer/Engineer/Mixer Matt Still
The Stereotypes are a Multi-platinum Three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated production and songwriting team—Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus, Ray Charles McCullough II, and Jeremy Reeves
Chicago-based 3-time GRAMMY Award-nominated Justin Roberts with his 60th Annual GRAMMY Award nomination in the Best Children's Category for his album entitled, "Lemonade" (pictured here with Jason Rabinowitz [on right])
Current Recording Academy Chicago Chapter President and GRAMMY Award-nominated Gospel artist Mark Hubbard
2-time GRAMMY Award-nominated and music pioneer Lisa Loeb with her 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards nomination in the Best Children's Category for her album entitled, "Feel What U Feel"
Congressman Darrel Issa (R-CA), a friend of the Recording Academy, has been a champion for Musicians' Rights on Capitol Hill
5-time GRAMMY Award-winning and 7-time GRAMMY Award-nominated Producer, Engineer, Mixer Chris Lord-Alge with his brother 3-time GRAMMY Award-winning and 8-time GRAMMY Award-nominated Producer, Engineer, Mixer Tom Lord-Alge
60th Annual GRAMMY Award-nominated singer/songwriter Josh Tatofi from Hawaii
All photos credited to Elizabeth Lauer