In The Mix: Meet The Board

  • Ken Abdo - Entertainment Attorney | Lommen Abdo Law Firm
    Ask Me About: Music-law related topics and how you can help advocate for artists
  • Andrew Barber - Owner/Creator | Fake Shore Drive
    Ask Me About: Chicago hip-hop, music journalism/blogging, Master P, discovering talent
  • Steven Gillis - Producer/Mixer/Engineer | Transient Sound
    Ask Me About: Producing, Engineering, and drumming/drums
  • Matt Hennessy - Producer/Mixer | VSOP Productions
    Ask Me About: Chicago hip hop, recording, building your own studio
  • Zak Jablow - Professor Fox/Producer/Engineer
    Ask Me About: Hip Hop, Recording, Music Marketing
  • KEM - Recording Artist/Songwriter/Producer | Motown/Capitol Records
    Ask Me About: R&B, entrepreneurship, philanthropy
  • Stump Mahoney - Executive Producer/Director of Music | FCB/Chicago
    Ask Me About: Music licensing, composing, music supervision
  • Mary Mazurek - Engineer/Producer | WFMT Radio
    Ask Me About: classical music, engineering, radio
  • Justin Roberts - Singer/Songwriter | Carpet Square Records
    Ask Me About: Children’s music, artist rights/advocacy, owning a record label
  • Larry Sturm - Engineer/Producer
    Ask Me About: recording a diversity of genres, music publishing, Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy
  • Andrea Troolin - Artist Manager | Ekonomisk Management
    Ask Me About: Artist Management, finding your audience, hitting the road
  • Paul Wertico - GRAMMY-winning Instrumentalist/ Professor | Roosevelt University
    Ask Me About: Drumming, jazz, music education
  • Miss Alex White - Fearless Leader/Guitarist | White Mystery
    Ask Me About: Pinball, DePaul business school, Orange Amps

Get to know your 2015-16 Chicago Chapter Board members at this year's In The Mix: Meet The Board! Scan the gallery for photos and information on Board members!

Benefits of Membership

The Recording Academy is the preeminent organization for musicians, producers, engineers and other music professionals. Our mission is to advance artistic and technical excellence, work to ensure a vital and free creative environment, and act as an advocate on behalf of music and its makers.

Our members have access to live events all around the country, as well as 24/7 access to the GRAMMY Pro library of video and editorial content, which explores the industry and craft of music.

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Chapter Events

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Chapter Information


Chicago Chapter Executive Director - Sarah Jansen


President - Mark Hubbard

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