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BMI Co-Hosts Los Producers Charity Show in Las Vegas

Posted in News on November 16, 2010
Chino y Nacho perform during “Los Producers Charity Show,” held November 10 in Las Vegas. The duo’s <em>Mi Niña Bonita</em> won Latin Grammy for Best Urban Music Album the following evening.
Chino y Nacho perform during “Los Producers Charity Show,” held November 10 in Las Vegas. The duo’s Mi Niña Bonita won Latin Grammy for Best Urban Music Album the following evening. Photo: Arnold Turner

BMI, Education Through Music-LA, The Harry Fox Agency, Lurssen Mastering and Full Sail University co-hosted “Los Producers Charity Show,” a unique evening of live music for a great cause. Backed by an all-star house band, Latin music trendsetters took the stage for spontaneous sets and collaborations to raise funds for Education Through Music. The show was held Wednesday, November 10 at the Crossroads at the House of Blues, located inside the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The ace house band included Sebastian Krys, Doug Emery, John Falcone, Lee Levin, Tommy McWilliams and Dan Warner.

Performers included 2010 Latin Grammy winners Alex Cuba and Chino y Nacho, Latin Grammy nominees Aleks Syntek, Koko, Los Claxons, Pavel Nuñez, Elsten Torres and Huey Dunbar IV, as well as Gavin Lurssen, Andres Castro, Noel Schajris, Claudia Brant, Armando Avila, Javier Garcia, Ilan Chester, Gustavo Galindo & Uschi.

All proceeds benefited charity Education Through Music-LA. “Los Producers Charity Show” also served as the official launch of a two-week online auction created to continue Education Through Music-LA’s fundraising efforts. Individual studio sessions with Latin and pop/rock music leaders including Sebastian Krys, Gavin Lurssen, Dan Warner, John Falcone, Doug Emery, Rafa Sardina and many more will be up for grabs, as well as coveted concert tickets and other prize packages, via biddingforgood.com.