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If you are in the south Florida area, please join us at the Miami Art Museum on April 5th as Henry Stone is featured on the panel for “Miami Vinyl: Part one (1960s-early 70s)”.
Miami Art Museum
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
Thursday, April 5, 2012
6:00pm until 9:00pm
Part one of this three-part series, hosted by Andrew Yeomanson, producer, Miami music historian and DJ Le Spam of Spam Allstars, examines the years preceding the rise of the disco era in the early 1970s. Pioneers of the local music scene will discuss soul, funk and other genres, to the soundtrack of pivotal tracks from the era. Following the panel discussion, guest DJ Mr. Brown will spin the best of ’60s-’70s soul and funk. Cocktails by Smirnoff and Perrier.
Panel discussion begins 6:30pm, doors open 6pm (limited seating):
• Willie J. Clarke – legendary Miami producer and songwriter
• Jeff Lemlich – Music historian; author of Savage Lost: Florida Garage Bands, The ’60s and Beyond; founder of Limestone Lounge Florida Music Forum
• Henry Stone – founder and owner of the famed TK Records, home of disco stars KC and the Sunshine Band; known for defining the “Miami sound” since the 1960s.
MAM members free, non-members $8 (general museum admission, guest passes cannot be used)
Specialty cocktails by Smirnoff and Société Perrier
Secure garage parking $5 at 50 NW 2nd Ave.
Events@miamiartmuseum.org / 305.375.1704
TWITTER: #MAMMiamiVinyl | @MiamiArtMuseum
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 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, Société Perrier, 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.
From 1946 to 2014, Henry Stone ruled the Florida music industry with an iron fist, a brick of cash, and a warehouse full of vinyl. HSM is the last of over one hundred record labels he personally founded. This record label includes works from every decade in his sixty-five year career right up until today. Licensing available for film, samples, advertising, movies, video games, and more. Family owned and operated.