The Buddy Holly Center and country music legend David Frizzell announce a press event that will be held on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center to share details about The Buddy Holly Country Tribute album that is set to be released on what would have been Buddy Holly’s 78th birthday, September 7, 2014.
David Frizzell has gathered a cadre of music’s elite for a very special homage to Buddy Holly. The collection includes a DVD on the making of the project. Joining Frizzell for this impressive 21-track collection are Helen Cornelius, Jimmy Fortune, T. Graham Brown, Sonny Curtis and Merle Haggard. Proceeds from the album benefit the Buddy Holly Educational Foundation, a charitable organization that focuses on music education.
Frizzell is a multi-award winner with honors from the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music, Billboard and Music City News. He is a three-time Grammy nominee, writer, producer and performer who remains active on the touring circuit, in the studio and through countless other creative endeavors. For more information about David Frizzell visit www.davidfrizzell.com.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Acoustic performance by David Frizzell
Meet & Greet with Photo Op
About The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation
The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation is a charitable corporation founded by Maria Elena Holly and Peter Bradley to honor the music, life, legacy and dreams of Maria Elena’s late husband Buddy Holly. The mission of the Foundation is to honor Buddy Holly’s tremendous legacy and to fulfill Buddy’s and Maria Elena’s dream of extending music education, including songwriting, production, arranging, orchestration, and performance education to new generations regardless of income or ethnicity or learning levels. In this way, the Foundation wants to empower a new generation to follow in Buddy’s footsteps and remind them of his heritage. For further detailed information on the Foundation please visit: www.tbhef.org