ongratulations to client Rebecca Pidgeon on the Grammy nomination for her album “Slingshot” for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, (Helik Hadar, engineer; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer). Ms. Pidgeon, the acclaimed singer-songwriter and actress, also co-wrote nearly all its songs, composing primarily with longtime collaborator, Grammy-winning producer Larry Klein and one song, a country waltz entitled “Baby Please Come Home Again,” with her husband, Pulitzer prize-winning playwright/film director David Mamet. “Slingshot is direct, searingly honest, and filled with melodies and arrangements that move effortlessly between jazzy folk, pop, Americana, and even rock,” (All Music)… “a stunning gathering of tunes,” (Chicago Tribune). The 55th Grammy Awards ceremony will air live Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 8pm EST on CBS.
CDAS Special Counsel Robert J. Epstein negotiated the deal for the album with Decca/Universal on behalf of Ms. Pidgeon.
(Mr. Epstein will attend the Midem Music Festival & Conference, in Cannes which takes place from Saturday, January 26 through Tuesday, January 29, 2013).