AMM 2011 Conference

American Music Masters Conference in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Foster Theater

Saturday, November 5 from 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Schedule subject to change.

A reflection on the career of Aretha Franklin and her impact on rock and roll music.

Film Screening ~ 10:30 – 11:30

Film archivist Joe Lauro shares vintage footage of rare Aretha performances. All Vintage film footage is courtesy of Joe Lauro and the Historic Films Archive, LLC.

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Break ~ 11:30-11:45
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Legends Series with Bernard Purdie ~ 11:45 – 12:45

An interview with percussionist Bernard Purdie, a longtime collaborator of Aretha Franklin’s
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Lunch ~ 12:45 – 1:30
Joe Lauro shows bonus footage
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Amazing Grace ~ 1:30 – 2:15

Journalist, ethnomusicologist and author Aaron Cohen focuses on Aretha Franklin’s seminal 1972 release, Amazing Grace.
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Break ~ 2:15 - 2:30
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Legends Series with Cissy Houston ~ 2:30 – 3:30

An interview with legendary singer Cissy Houston, who has sung on several of Aretha’s albums