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Sir George Martin to Moderate ‘The Making of Sgt. Pepper’

Posted in News on June 30, 2008

The Grammy Foundation together with the Recording Academy Los Angeles chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing are presenting “The Making of Sgt. Pepper” on Friday, July 11 at the University of Southern California, Bovard Auditorium in Los Angeles. The presentation, scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m., will be moderated by six-time Grammy winning producer, arranger, composer Sir George Martin, often referred to as “the fifth Beatle.”

The multimedia presentation will include music from the Beatles, video appearances by Phil Collins, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and video of George Harrison. Cost to attend is $50 for members and $100 non-members. To purchase tickets, contact Marisela Huerta at 310-581-8731 or marisela.huerta@grammy.com.

In addition, the Grammy Foundation will honor Sir George Martin on Saturday, July 12 at the annual Starry Night Tribute Dinner and Concert, featuring America, Burt Bacharach, Jeff Beck, Natalie Cole, David Foster, Tom Jones, Michael McDonald and many more. To attend, contact Dana Tomarken at 310-392-3777.