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Rochester Music Hall of Fame

Event Details
  • Location:
    Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
  • Date:
    Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • Time:
    7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Event Description


The Rochester Music Hall of Fame recognizes those with ties to Rochester whose talents, efforts, perseverance and creativity have contributed to the creation of musical excellence. Each year new members will be honored through ceremony and celebration and their achievements memorialized to promote an appreciation for the greater Rochester area’s rich and diverse musical history and culture.

RMHF “CLASS OF 2018”

  • John Beck – Percussionist and composer and Eastman School of Music faculty member for 60 years, where he is Professor Emeritus of Percussion.
                                                     Performance at the ceremony
    John Beck will perform solo as well as with a percussion ensemble and the Hall of Fame house band Prime Time Funk.
  • The Campbell Brothers – Masters of sacred steel music.
                                              Performance at the ceremony
    Grammy-winner Robert Randolph will join the Campbell Brothers onstage, reeling-in the audience with sacred steel jams.
  • Steve Gadd – One of the most accomplished and skilled drummers of his generation, performing in studio and on tour with various artists, including Paul Simon, James Taylor, and Eric Clapton.
                                                     Performance at the ceremony
    Steve Gadd and Tony Levin will perform together, as they have countless times in the past, alongside members of their band L’Image, including Mike Mainieri, David Spinozza, and Warren Bernhardt. Additional guest stars will be announced, appearing in person or via satellite or video tribute.
  • Tony Levin – Veteran bassist who is currently a member of the Peter Gabriel band as well as King Crimson and Stick Men.
                                                     Performance at the ceremony
    Tony Levin and Steve Gadd will perform together, as they have countless times in the past, alongside members of their band L’Image, including Mike Mainieri, David Spinozza, and Warren Bernhardt. Additional guest stars will be announced, appearing in person or via satellite or video tribute.
  • Ferdinand Jay Smith III – Emmy-nominated composer and former DJ and manager.
                                                      Performance at the ceremony
    A musical medley and video presentation will celebrate Smith’s music career, led by Rochester musician Casey Filiaci.

For more information, visit:  http://rochestermusic.org/

 

Tickets are available online at  EastmanTheatre.org, in person at the Eastman Theatre Box Office (433 East Main St.), or by calling (585) 274-3000.

 


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