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The Film Industry in Georgia: Discussion with Dallas Austin June 7

Our June members meeting will feature Grammy Award producer, filmmaker, and visionary, Dallas Austin.

The event will be held at the Fulton County Government Building (Atrium): 141 Pryor Street, Atlanta GA 30303. To RSVP for the event, click here.

Austin is a Grammy Award Producer, 2019 Songwriter Hall of Fame Inductee, Film Producer and the Founder of Rowdy Records. Born in Columbus, Georgia, where he began playing guitar and keyboards at the age of seven. Austin has produced more than 60 hit singles that debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 list with over 20 songs spending numerous weeks in the Top 10 list most notably Boyz II Men, TLC and Madonna.

His first production assignment was former Klymaxx ("I Miss You") member Joyce "Fenderella" Irby's Motown single "Mr. DJ," which had a rap by Doug E. Fresh. It went to number two R&B on Billboard's charts in spring 1989. Other hits followed: Troop's "I Will Always Love You," Boyz II Men's nine-million-selling Motown LP Cooleyhighharmony (number three pop, summer 1991), TLC's four-million-selling OOOOOOOHHH...On the TLC Tip (number 14 pop, summer 1992) and their double platinum album Crazy Sexy Cool (number eight pop, late 1994), Another Bad Creation's gold Motown singles "Iesha" (number six R&B, number nine pop, fall 1990) and "Playground" (number four R&B, number ten pop, spring 1991), both from their platinum LP Coolin' at the Playground Ya Know, to just name a few. Austin was also a member of Highland Place Mobsters.

For more information on Dallas Austin, click here

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