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Jammcard Presents: How I Got The Gig with Morris Hayes on Prince

The Recording Academy and Jammcard Inc. have partnered to bring you the first four episodes from this season’s Jammcard Presents: How I Got The Gig. In this episode, Morris Hayes shares how he got the gig with Prince that lasted 20 years and in turn becoming his closest collaborator. He discusses with host Elmo Lovano stories of working with Prince, what it was like to be a musical director for such a legend, the best lessons Prince ever taught him, and some funny personal moments at Paisley Park with D’Angelo and Dan Rather. These stories are not to be missed. Check back each week for new episodes of How I Got The Gig with Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, and John Mayer.


How I Got the Gig is an interview series produced by Jammcard, Inc. and hosted by its founder, Elmo Lovano. Elmo interviews music pro's as they tell the story of how they landed their big gig, and never before heard stories of those artists. Past guests have included Miles Mosley on Lauryn Hill, Brenda Lee Eager on Ray Charles, Josh Devine on One Direction, Nita Strauss on Alice Cooper, Adrian X on Drake, and Ray Luzier on Korn.


Jammcard, Inc. is the Music Professionals Network. Led by founder and pro musician Elmo Lovano, accompanied by a team of musicians and industry experts. Jammcard is home to some of the top pro’s in music. Their private social networking app has become the digital foundation for the music industry. Jammcard also produces original content and host’s exclusive industry events. You can apply to join at