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Jim Anderson, NYU Tisch Professor of Recorded Music, Wins Grammy Award

February 11, 2013

Jim Anderson, Professor at the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music, received his tenth Grammy Award February 10 for Best Surround Sound Album at the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Anderson received the award for the album Modern Cool by Premonition Records.

Jim Anderson is an internationally recognized recording engineer and producer for acoustic music in the recording, radio, television, and film industries. In addition to 10 Grammy awards, he has received two George Foster Peabody Awards for radio programs and two Emmy nominations for television programs.

He has been a frequent lecturer and master-class guest faculty member at leading international institutes, including the Berklee College of Music; Peabody School of Music; McGill University; Banff Centre of the Arts; Universität der Künste Berlin; University of Luleå, Piteå Sweden; The New School; Penn State University; Tokyo National University of the Arts, University of Surrey, among others. He was the Eastern U.S. and Canadian Vice President of the Audio Engineering Society, has chaired many AES Conventions, was made a Fellow of the AES and was President of the AES, 2008-2009. Anderson was Chair of the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music 2004-2008.

At the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music at Tisch, Anderson teaches a variety of courses, including Engineering the Record I; Advanced Engineering and Audio Ear Training for Producers.

In addition to Anderson, six additional members of the NYU community were nominated for Grammys this year. They included:

Elle Varner, 2008 graduate of the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music, was nominated for Best R&B Song, Refill, a track from her album Perfectly Imperfect by RCA Records/MBK entertainment.

Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, currently adjunct professor at the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music and frontman for the band Roots, wans nominated for Best Rap Album for "Undun" by Island Def Jam.

Holly George-Warren, Adjunct Professor at the Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music, was nominated for Best Album Notes for her album The Pearl Sessions, by Columbia/Legacy.

Austin Wintory, BS Music Composition alumnus at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development was nominated Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media for his score for the video game Journey.

Jeanne Montalvo, ’12 alum in Music Technology from the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, served as an engineer for the album Multivers, by Bobby Sanabria Big Band, which was nominated for Best Instrumental Arrangement for Afro-Cuban Jazz.

The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music is the first of its kind to provide professional business and artistic training toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.  The undergraduate program focuses on providing professional training for students who aspire to succeed as creative entrepreneurs in the music industry.  The program bears the name of its chief patron and advisor, Clive Davis.

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