Tony Visconti will be one of three producers discussing their work on classic David Bowie albums at “Red Bull Music Academy meets Classic Album Sundays: A David Bowie Special” on May 5.New York, NY (March 5, 2013)—Tony Visconti, Nile Rodgers and Ken Scott, the producers behind some of David Bowie’s most iconic albums, will speak at length in New York at “Red Bull Music Academy meets Classic Album Sundays: A David Bowie Special” on May 5.
The Classic Album Sundays event, part of this year’s Red Bull Music Academy being held in New York, will present Visconti, Rodgers Ken Scott individually sharing behind-the-scenes stories about and also presenting the albums they shepherded into existence, working with one of the most shape-shifting artists of the rock era.
The event will be held in the Sky Room at New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002, and is scheduled as:
12pm – 2.30pm: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars – with Ken Scott
3pm – 5.30pm: Heroes – with Tony Visconti
6pm – 8.30pm: Let’s Dance – with Nile Rodgers
The event is part of The Red Bull Music Academy, a music education effort built around a series of music workshops and festivals, held in a different major city every year. While the events are open to the public, the Academy itself selects 60 participants—producers, vocalists, DJs, instrumentalists and others from around the world—to spend two weeks taking in lectures by musical luminaries, working together on tracks and performing in the city’ clubs and music halls. The Academy began in 1998, and has been traversing the globe since: from Berlin to Cape Town, São Paulo, Barcelona, London, Toronto and many other places. The New York City edition runs from April 28 through May 31, 2013.
Red Bull Music Academy meets Classic Album Sundays: A David Bowie Special