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Taylor to Recieve Grammy Trustees Award

Dr. Billy Taylor will receive the Recording Academy Trustees Award tomorrow as a part of this year’s Grammy Week. The award recognizes achievement in a non-performing capacity and past recipients have included George and Ira Gershwin, Orrin Keepnews and Les Paul.

“The Awards recognize music people who have made a lasting contribution to culture around the world,” said Neil Portnow, President of the Recording Academy, in a press release. “Their outstanding accomplishments and passion for their craft have created a timeless legacy that has positively affected multiple generations…and generations to come,” he concluded.

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