Published on May 7, 2012
The second panel discussion in this three-part series, "MIAMI VINYL: The History of Record-Making in Miami," hosted by Bruno del Granado, CEO of RM Entertainment Group, covers the mid-1970s, 1980s and 1990s, a period that saw Miami rise to the status of a global dance mecca, as well as the development of genres ranging from alternative music (Marilyn Manson, Nuclear Valdez, etc.) to Latin Freestyle (e.g., Nice & Wild, Exposé, Company B), Miami Bass (2 Live Crew, etc.) and even Country (The Mavericks) -- not to mention the impact of The Miami Sound Machine.
Bo Crane -- President of Music Corp., one of the architects of the Miami bass sound
Trevor Fletcher -- vice president and general manager of the legendary Hit Factory/Criteria Studios
Joe Granda -- CEO and founder of Granda Entertainment
José Tillan -- executive vice president and general manager at MTV Tr3s
Richard Ulloa -- owner and founder of Yesterday and Today Records/Y&T Music
"The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl" was organized by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University and is curated by Trevor Schoonmaker, Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art.
"The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl" is made possible by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Major support is provided by Marilyn M. Arthur, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Duke University's Council for the Arts, the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, Charles Weinraub and Emily Kass, E. Blake Byrne, Barbra and Andrew Rothschild, Christen and Derek Wilson, and the Graduate Liberal Studies program at Duke University. This program is supported in part, by public funds from the Netherlands Cultural Services. Additional support is provided by Dr. and Mrs. Robert F. Allen, Catherine Karmel, Peggy and John Murray, Francine and Benson Pilloff, Caroline and Arthur Rogers, Olympia Stone and Sims Preston, Angela O. Terry, Richard Tigner, Nancy Palmer Wardropper, Peter Lange and Lori Leachman, Lauren and Neill Goslin, and Merge Records.
The Miami presentation is supported by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as part of its Knight Arts Challenge. Additional support is provided by DJ Le Spam, JW Marriott Marquis, Ocean Drive Magazine, Scratch Academy, Smirnoff, Stanton, Winter Music Conference, The Workshop, WPBT Channel 2 and WVUM-FM.The official cultural partners for The Record are: Grand Central, Lester's, Rhythm Foundation and Sweat Records.
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