The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music would like to express its deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Whitney Houston. She was a brilliant talent whose legendary voice will be missed.
Our very own up-and-coming record producer DB2 (Daniel Bazan Jr., pictured above in the red checkered shirt) gets a well-deserved shout-out for his work with rapper Najee the 1 in a Sept 9 2011 New York Times article on the new Converse recording studio in Brooklyn. Also kudos to friends/colleagues of the Clive Davis Institute: [...]
Fall 2010 – it’s the start of a new academic year here at The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music, and we welcome back our returning students and we welcome the incoming class! Lots of exciting stuff happening…
We’re deeply saddened by the news that our beloved Adjunct Associate Professor Henry Gaffney passed away yesterday (May 23rd). Henry began his career in music as a solo recording artist, releasing albums on both RCA (“Waiting For A Wind”), and United Artists Records (“On Again Off Again”). He was a staff writer for Koppleman / [...]
This summer 2010, The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU will inaugurate an innovative MASTERCLASS SERIES in music production, business and image-making, as part of our regular series of summer course offerings. Students from all walks of life will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to come to NYU and [...]
As part of our Pop Speaks discussion series here at The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, we’re happy to be hosting a guest lecture for students with multiple Grammy-winning rock producer Steve Lillywhite. Steve began his illustrious career producing records for Ultravox, Siouxsie and the [...]
After a nice long hiatus to focus on our admissions process and to keep things running smoothly behind-the-scenes, we’re back. We hope you missed us, because we all know that absence makes the heart grow fonder. Stay tuned to find out info about our upcoming summer masterclasses, and other good things that we’re up to.
The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University is proud to be hosting a special discussion event with Grammy-winning Columbia Records artist, producer, songwriter and entrepreneur Raphael Saadiq as the final event in our Motown U record label series. Oakland’s Raphael Saadiq emerged in the 1980s as [...]
The Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at Tisch School of the Arts and music and technology networking organization Sound CTRL, in conjunction with event sponsors Billboard and Pepsi, are happy to co-present a special evening with music industry legend Clive Davis, commemorating Arista Records’ 35th Anniversary. Through Arista Records, Clive Davis launched or helped [...]
Alicia’s performance opened with a particularly appropriate rendition of “Empire State of MInd” from Jay-Z’s The Blueprint 3 album: it got the entire audience on its feet.
The Clive Davis Institute is an innovative undergraduate leadership training program for aspiring creative music entrepreneurs, housed at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Students who dream of becoming leading executives, recording artists, record producers and music journalists come to us to learn the art and business of creating and selling hit music.