Miami Vinyl The History of Record-Making in Miami Part I The 1970s and earlier 4/5/12

Miami Vinyl The History of Record-Making in Miami Part I The 1970s and earlier
April 5, 2012, 6-9pm
Miami Art Museum
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
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Part one of this three-part series, hosted by Andrew Yeomanson, producer, Miami music historian and DJ Le Spam of Spam Allstars, examines this history in the years preceding the rise of the disco era in the early 1970s, featuring some of the pioneers of the local music scene and covering soul, funk and other genres. Following the panel discussion, stick around for a party led by guest DJ Mr. Brown, spinning the best of ’60s-’70s soul and funk, and check out “The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl,” and other works, on view in the galleries.

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.
RSVP@miamiartmuseum.org / 305.375.1704

Twitter: #MAMMiamiVinyl | @MiamiArtMuseum

Image: Malick Sidibé “Animateur des Beatles á Bolibana, 25 Mar. 1967” (Disc Jockey at Beatles in Bolibana), 1967/2008. Gelatin silver print. 20 x 24 inches (51 x 61 cm), Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

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