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‘Soundstage': Seminal PBS Series Became The Template For Music Television

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For a young Bonnie Raitt, appearing on one of the first episodes of WTTW’s “Soundstage,” was a pivotal career moment. “I was still relatively unknown nationally and to have Ken offer that kind of showcase, bringing me together with my friends and frequent tour mates Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, was a pretty amazing gift,”… Read more »

Grammy Awards 2015: The Team Behind the Show

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Producer Ken Ehrlich’s team has been learning their moves for the Grammys for a long time, but each show is a new challenge. Here are some of the key people behind the scenes making the show go. IMAGINE Once Grammy noms are announced, Ken Ehrlich and his team look for the most interesting collaborations that… Read more »

How Producer Ken Ehrlich Makes Grammy Telecast Sing

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Exec-producing the Grammys requires a complex collaboration of diverse minds. Let’s run down some of the key players. There’s Ken Ehrlich, the experienced field general able to marshal all kinds of disparate forces. In addition, there’s Ken Ehrlich, the passionate musicologist with an encyclopedic memory and the Rolodex that won’t quit. Also joining the braintrust… Read more »

Ken Ehrlich Gave Emmys An Infusion of Youth

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Ken Ehrlich isn’t as synonymous with the Emmys as he is with the Grammys, but he does have the right Emmy mindset. “I think a degree in psychology is always the first thing for anybody in television, because there are last-minute problems with people who don’t show up, or show up late, or don’t want to… Read more »

New Orleans Music Finds a Patron Saint in Ken Ehrlich

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For those who’ve lived there, and even better, taken in the music scene, there’s no place like New Orleans. But when Hurricane Katrina destroyed much of the city, the Nola music scene was especially threatened. Its musicians were scattered, and the city’s unique bond with its musicians threatened to be broken for good. Ken Ehrlich,… Read more »

Ken Ehrlich: The Grammy Producer’s Core Team and Partners

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Ken Ehrlich can claim a monumental legacy in the music world through the hundreds of shows he’s produced. This year will mark his 35th Grammy broadcast. He’s also the producer behind the “In Concert at the White House Series,” dozens of specials on artists like Michael Jackson and Celine Dion, and additional awards shows including… Read more »