Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff Among Speakers at Grammy Career Day 2021 Virtual Events
Other Grammy winners or nominees booked for these events are James Fauntleroy, Larrance Dopson, Jazzmeia Horn, Taylor Hanson and Nasri Atweh.
Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the legendary co-founders of Philadelphia International Records, are among those set to speak at Grammy Career Day events, presented by the Grammy Museum. Gamble and Huff are set for May 5. Other events are scheduled to run between April 7 and May 26.
Career Day events will take place Wednesdays at 3 p.m. PT. The education programs will be hosted virtually via digital conferencing. Grammy Career Day is a nationwide education initiative that focuses on career mentorship for middle- and high-school students.
Gamble and Huff received a Trustees Award from the Recording Academy in 1999. They were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1995, and received the organization’s top accolade, the Johnny Mercer Award, in 2014. They received the Ahmet Ertegun Award from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.