GRAMMYs In My District 2015: Town Hall Studio Events In NYC, Nashville

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Oct. 14: Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joins members of The Recording Academy during the GRAMMYs in My District Town Hall meeting at The Barn Studio in Nashville on Oct. 14. Pictured (l-r): Jacquire King, Courtney White, Keith Thomas, Nashville Chapter Executive Director Alicia Warwick, Steve Emley, Craig Campbell, Brett James, Congresswoman Blacburn, Nashville Chapter President Shannon Sanders, Julian King and Nashville Director of Member Services Leah LaRocco.
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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Oct. 14: Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), at left, listens to GRAMMY advocates during the GRAMMYs in My District meeting at The Barn Studio.
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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Oct. 14: Nashville Chapter members Craig Campbell, Shannon Sanders, and Steve Emley confer during the GRAMMYs in My District meeting at The Barn Studio.
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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Oct. 14: Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), a co-sponsor of the Fair Play Fair Pay Act, speaks at the GRAMMYs in My District meeting at The Barn Studio.
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    NEW YORK, NY - Oct. 14: (L-R) The Recording Academy's New York Chapter Executive Director Nick Cucci, New York Chapter Vice President Ben Allison, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), New York Chapter Secretary Judy Tint, singer-songwriterTom Chapin and TV writer-producer Norman Lear pose during the GRAMMYs in My District meeting at Jungle City Studios.
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    NEW YORK, NY - Oct.14: (L-R) Ben Allison, Tom Chapin, and Judy Tint give a musical demonstration for GRAMMY advocates and Congressman Jerrold Nadler during the GRAMMYs in My District meeting at Jungle City Studios.
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    NEW YORK, NY - Oct.14: Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), a co-sponsor of the Fair Play Fair Pay Act, makes a point during his meeting with members of The Recording Academy during GRAMMYs in My District.
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    NEW YORK, NY - Oct. 14: New York Chapter members participate in the GRAMMYs in My District meeting with Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), seated at left,at Jungle City Studios.

The Recording Academy’s second annual GRAMMYs in My District took place Oct. 14, with Academy members meeting in person with their local congressional representatives to promote fairness for all music creators. Meetings were held between GRAMMY advocates and lawmakers in cities across the country. A larger group in New York met with Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) at Jungle City Studios in New York. while a Nashville group met with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) at the Barn Studio in Nashville. Nadler and Blackburn are the lead co-sponsors of the Fair Play Fair Pay Act.  

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