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Grammy Museum Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Ziggy Stardust

Discussion with Producer Ken Scott Follows Screening

Los Angeles, CA – On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the release of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars and the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first recording at Abbey Road Studios, Alfred Music Publishing releases Abbey Road To Ziggy Stardust by Ken Scott and Bobby Owsinski ($24.99, hardcover) with a very special event scheduled at the GRAMMY Museum, 800 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA.

Reel to Reel: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, the D.A. Pennebaker documentary/concert film, which features David Bowie and his backing group, The Spiders from Mars, performing at the Hammersmith Odeon, July 3, 1973, will be screened. After the film, Ken Scott, who produced Bowie, will take the stage for a discussion, moderated by the Vice President of the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, Scott Goldman.

Ziggy Stardust was David Bowie’s fifth album, co-produced by Bowie and Scott.

Doors open at 7:30 P.M. Admission is $10. Tickets can be purchased at the Museum Box Office or online at Ticketmaster.com. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the GRAMMY Museum. For more information, call 213.765.6800 or visit grammymuseum.org.

Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles, with domestic offices in Miami and New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support, and WEA.

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