I wanted to share news of recent nominations and an award that were received in the past week.
Part of my identity as an artist has been that of being a passionate cultural ambassador for my home town of Detroit and of the bounty of musical innovation that continues to pour forth from its people.
I’m honored that I have been able to create a number of large-scale multidisciplinary musical events there with friends and musicians I know.
Tilted Axes: Music for Mobile Electric Guitars as a project is a mystery to a lot of people. Is it rock, world, or classical music? Actually, if you take a step back, it is all of these things and more tied together in kind of Gordian knot. It also combines art, science, and theatricality in all of its presentations.
The work we do in Detroit continues to resonate via Phase 2 nominations in the Detroit Music Awards. If you are, or know a registered member of, the Detroit Music Awards, please take a moment to find out more about Tilted Axes and of the continued positive impact we’ve had on a number of Detroit communities since 2013.
Please vote! – Patrick Grant
Detroit Music Awards Phase 2 Voting is Now Open to All Registered Members!
Phase 2 voting closes Sunday, March 1st at 11:59pm
FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION
1. Outstanding Live Performance: Tilted Axes: Music for Mobile Electric Guitars
2. Outstanding World Artist/Group: Tilted Axes
3. Outstanding World Songwriter: Patrick Grant (Tilted Axes)
4. Outstanding Small Ensemble (Classical): Tilted Axes
5. Outstanding Classical Composer: Patrick Grant
Thank you, Detroit and Third Man Records Cass Corridor, The Henry Ford, Marche du Nain Rouge, “Promenade” at the Detroit Institute of Arts, “Moonwalk” at the Michigan Science Center, 27th Annual Concert of Colors)