All students selected for the 2008 GRAMMY Camp® will be walking the red carpet for Starry Night. Starry Night — the annual signature gala of the GRAMMY Foundation® — is presented by Gibson Foundation. This year it will honor six-time GRAMMY® winner Sir George Martin, producer, arranger, composer and author. Martin is listed in the Guinness World Records as the most successful producer ever, with more than 50 No. 1 hit records over five decades in the United States and Great Britain alone.
The star-studded event will feature performances by some of the most celebrated artists in the world and multi-GRAMMY Award-winning producer and former GRAMMY Foundation Board member David Foster will serve as the evening's musical director. An outstanding array of musical luminaries will perform including acclaimed pianist and singer/songwriter A Fine Frenzy aka Alison Sudol, America, Burt Bacharach, Jeff Beck, Chris Botti, Natalie Cole, Kurt Elling, Dave Grusin, Tom Jones, Michael McDonald, Naomi Sommers and Jimmy Webb. In addition, members of the Gibson/Baldwin GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles will perform. Other special guests and performers will be announced shortly.