Frank Sinatra To Be Honored At 'Architects Of Sound' Awards By Grammy Museum
August 20, 2015 at 12:08 PM (PT)
Continuing the celebration of the FRANK SINTRA CENTENNIAL in 2015, the legendary singer will be honored with the GRAMMY MUSEUM's 2015 ARCHITECTS OF SOUND AWARDS on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21st, at CLUB NOKIA in LOS ANGELES. Hosted by E-STREET BAND members STEVIE VAN ZANDT and MAX WEINBERG, the dinner and concert will be held in conjunction with the opening of SINATRA: AN AMERICAN ICON, and will benefit the MUSEUM's education initiatives. Performers will be announced soon.
"We are very excited to continue celebrating FRANK SINATRA's centennial by honoring him at our 2015 ARCHITECTS OF SOUND AWARDS," said GRAMMY MUSEUM Executive Director BOB SANTELLI. "SINATRA's contributions to popular music and the entertainment industry overall have truly changed the landscape of AMERICAN music. We are grateful to the SINATRA family for partnering with us to recognize him at this year's gala and with our latest exhibit, SINATRA; AN AMERICAN ICON."
In recognition of his unparalleled contributions to popular music, the legendary GRAMMY winner will be the recipient of both the ARCHITECT OF SOUND: VISION and ARCHITECT OF SOUND: ARTIST honors. Selected by the MUSEUM and its Board of Directors, the ARCHITECTS OF SOUND AWARDS are dedicated to honoring those who are catalysts in changing the musical legacy of AMERICA, and have helped shape the sound of a specific genre.
The 2015 evening will begin with a reception and touring of the new SINATRA exhibit at the MUSEUM, followed by a dinner and awards presentation. The celebration will culminate with a concert produced by KEN EHRLICH, GRAMMY MUSEUM Board member and GRAMMY AWARDS telecast producer since 1980.