1. TONIGHT: Red Bull Music Academy Detroit presents "Motown to New York City" with Paul Riser & Young Guru.

    This evening in Detroit, Red Bull Music Academy will be conducting a very special two-part event to commemorate the application process for RBMA 2012 in NYC. "Motown to New York City" will feature a moderated discussion on music production with two esteemed figures of different generations: revered sound engineer, producer, and A&R for Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam, Young Guru , and original Motown Records "Funk Brother," Grammy Award-winning trombonist, composer, and arranger, Mr. Paul Riser . Holding down the hosting duties for the session will be our own Chairman Mao. Later in the evening, Paul Riser will conduct a Motown orchestra performing classic hip-hop arrangements while Young Guru gets busy on the sampling tip. Vital stats below. Gig flyer after the jump. Motor City peeps - be there!

    WHAT: Red Bull Music Academy Detroit Presents Motown to New York City lecture session w/ Paul Riser & Young Guru
    WHERE: Start Gallery, 206 E. Grand River, Detroit, MI
    WHEN: Thursday, March 8th, 2012, 6pm
    HOW: FREE TO THE PUBLIC!

    SEE INFO ON TONIGHT'S GIG... AFTER THE JUMP...




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