The Les Paul Foundation has formed a new Advisory Council to help deliver its goals in furthering musical education, engineering and hearing health.
The foundation, which was set up to honour Les Paul’s legacy, is behind a number of charitable initiatives, and to date has awarded over $4 million to non-profit organisations.
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Michael Braunstein, the foundation’s executive director, described the panel is a “fitting tribute” to the electric guitar pioneer.
“The individuals who have joined the Les Paul Foundation Advisory Council are a prestigious and influential group of music industry artists, educators, executives and friends,” said Braunstein. “The names we announced today are a fitting tribute to Les. We look forward to their ideas and are thankful for their commitment to helping us share the historic legacy of such a great man, our friend Les Paul.”
Other Advisory Council members include Steve Miller, music executive Don Was, K-Pop producer Alawn, CAA Nashville president Rod Essig, and Public Enemy’s Brian Hardgroove.
Find out more at the Les Paul Foundation.