Another Accolade for Mickey Hart's Global Drum Project
Rex congratulates Mickey Hart and the Global Drum Project on the Grammy Award nomination in the Best Contemporary World Music Album category for their self-titled, 15-year reunion album from Shout! Factory.
The 1991 collaboration album between Zakir Hussain, Giovanni Hidalgo, Sikiru Adepoju, and many other musicians took home the first ever Grammy in the World Music Category. Mickey and Zakir produced the recent album at Mickey's Studio X in Sonoma County; engineers included Jonah Sharp, Graham Shrimpton, Richard Fisher, John Paul McLean and Robert Gateley. Mickey, Zakir and Tom Flye mixed it. Mastering was by John Cuniberti at The Plant in Sausalito.
The Grammy Awards will take place at the Staples Center in L.A. February 9, 2009.