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FACULTY AWARD: Mackey wins Grammy Award

Steven Mackey, a Princeton professor of music, received a Grammy Award Sunday, Feb. 12, for Best Small Ensemble Performance for the 2011 recording "Lonely Motel: Music from 'Slide,'" a cycle of 11 Mackey compositions recorded in collaboration with singer Rinde Eckert and new-music sextet Eighth Blackbird. Mackey also had been nominated for a Best Contemporary Classical Composition award. The Grammy Awards were presented by the Recording Academy and were aired live on CBS.

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