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December 7, 2012

Acclaimed Vocalist Gregory Porter Receives Grammy® Nomination for “Real Good Hands”



Acclaimed Vocalist’s Second Grammy Nomination Is for Track from Be Good, His Sophomore Release on Motema Music

Acclaimed vocalist Gregory Porter has received a Grammy® nomination in the Best Traditional R&B Performance category for the song “Real Good Hands,” a track from his second Motema Music album, Be Good.  This marks Porter’s second Grammy nomination. His first was in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category for Water, his breakthrough debut album (a rare feat for a debut recording), which was released in 2010 and featured the international hit “1960 What?”.

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Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck’s Passion For “The Brotherhood of Man” Lives On


SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —  While renowned as a performer, band leader and composer, “Dave Brubeck was a giant not only in music but in spirit,” said Milken Archive founder Lowell Milken.  “His work will continue to speak an eternal message of hope for the brotherhood of man.”

He was a great friend of the Milken Archive of American Jewish Music, which recorded The Gates of Justice in 2001 as well as his choral cantata The Commandments in 2007. These compositions explored the profound nature of humanity’s record of war and peace, prejudice and understanding.

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