Friday, December 9, 2011
Electric Violinist Ken Ford Makes History Performing at the 77th Heisman Trophy Awards on ESPN
Atlanta's own Electric Violinist Ken Ford will be performing live this Saturday, December 10th in front of millions for the 77th annual Heisman Trophy Presentation Presented by Nissan at 8 p.m. on ESPN. A first in the network's history to have a live music performance take place during the Heisman presentation.
Electric Violinist Ken Ford will provide soul-stirring arrangements from his newest CD, "State of Mind" during commercial breaks, as well as providing musical transitions during the telecast. The live telecast from the Best Buy Theater in New York will be simulcast on ESPN3 and ESPN Mobile TV and accessible online at WatchESPN.com. ESPN Radio will also broadcast the announcement of the winner.
Be one of the first to interview this super star who's current CD "State of Mind" isclimbing the charts and was named number three on the Jazz Billboard Chart earlier this year. Following his album's release, which has included the Atlanta Journal-Constitutionhighlighting Ford's "edgy sound", BET.compraising his "soul-stirring style", and Rolling Out declaring him an "all-around violinist" with "the ability to delve into jazz, funk, classical, soul and hip-hop without missing a beat or a string," Ford shows no signs of slowing down.
In August, Ford treated his hometown of Atlanta to the full live experience of STATE OF MIND, with a sold-out concert at the Buckhead Theatre hosted by V-103's Ryan Cameron, featuring Ford's full band and R&B artist Algebra Blessett opening the show. The sold-out show was recorded for future broadcast and was attended by a host of luminaries, including Mayor Kasim Reed, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Q. Parker of 112, Johnta Austin, Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, Television Producer Roger Bobb and more.
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