Jay-Z's most trusted audio engineer, Young Guru, is launching an educational program along with a tour, "Era of the Engineer," which will tour 13 cities in the U.S.
Young Guru,Â well-known as Jay-Z's audioÂ engineer and DJ,Â became one of the top engineers in the rapÂ game and earned a Grammy for his work on "Empire State of Mind." Now the legendary engineer isÂ going on a tour to teachÂ about the importance of his work.Â
In a joint effort with Grammy U, Guru will be visiting 13 cities for an educational program titledÂ "Era Of The Engineer." It launches April 8th inÂ PhiladelphiaÂ and runs til April 28th in Memphis. The tour is sponsored byÂ HP and Discmakers, and will provide insight into the importance of creating good music and qualityÂ engineeringÂ in today's music industry.
Check out the tour datesÂ below to see if Guru will be at a spotÂ near you.
April 8:Â Â Â Â Â Philadelphia, Drexel University
April 9:Â Â Â Â Â Seattle, JBL Theater at, EMP Museum
April 10:Â Â Â Berkeley, Calif., Fantasy Studios
April 12:Â Â Â Los Angeles, The Recording Academy
April 15:Â Â Â Chicago, SAEÂ Institute
April 16:Â Â Â Washington D.C., SoundExchange
April 17:Â Â Â New York City, NYU at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
April 22:Â Â Â Â Oklahoma City, Academy Of Contemporary Music, University of Central Oklahoma
April 24:Â Â Â Â New Orleans, Loyola University
April 25:Â Â Â Â Miami, Miami Dade College
April 26:Â Â Â Â Atlanta, Emory Center for Ethics (will be streamed live at www.ethics.emory.edu)
April 27:Â Â Â Â Murfreesboro, Tenn., Middle Tennessee State University
April 28:Â Â Â Â Memphis, Royal Studios