Music Biographer Peter Guralnick
Books, Film & TV • 36m
As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Founding Executive Director Bob Santelli talks with music’s preeminent biographer, Peter Guralnick, about his latest book, Looking To Get Lost: Adventures In Music And Writing. The anthology finds the best-selling and award-winning author reflecting on memorable encounters with icons like Ray Charles, Chuck Berry, Tammy Wynette, Colonel Tom Parker, Howlin’ Wolf, Doc Pomus, and Merle Haggard. Through his writing, Guralnick has earned a GRAMMY and an illustrious list of on-record fans and collaborators, including Bob Dylan, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ken Burns, Lucinda Williams, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Martin Scorsese, Chuck D, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Mick Jagger. Jagger and DiCaprio are currently working on a film adaption of Guralnick's most recent book, 2015's Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll, which Rolling Stone called “definitive” and The New York Times hailed as “vital American history, smartly and warmly told.”
Up Next in Books, Film & TV
Andra Day & Lee Daniels
As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with Andra Day and Lee Daniels about the upcoming new film, The United States vs. Billie Holiday. The film details the 1940’s, when the US government targeted beloved jazz icon Billie Holiday as part of their wa...
On November 26, 2019, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed iconic jazz musician Chick Corea for a conversation discussing his remarkable career and documentary, Chick Corea: In the Mind of a Master, which offers a behind the scenes look into the making of Chick’s album Antidote with the Spanish Heart Band....
As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with composer Terence Blanchard about creating the original score for the Netflix film, Da 5 Bloods. From Academy Award Winner Spike Lee, Da 5 Bloods tells the story of four African-American Vets — Paul (Delroy ...