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Philly’s Adam Blackstone will be leading an all-star band at the Oscars

In addition to a few local nominees, this year’s Oscars ceremony will also feature the musical stylings of a Philadelphian. Multi-instrumentalist Adam Blackstone, best known as musical director for big names like Justin Timberlake and Nicki Minaj, will take the stage Sunday as part of an all-star band that includes blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, singer and percussionist Sheila E., and pianist Robert Glasper. Blackstone also serves as the Oscars’ music director, and is set to be featured throughout the broadcast.
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Adam Blackstone: 5 Things About The Bassist Serving As 2022 Oscars Musical Director

Here are five things to know about Adam Blackstone, a renowned bass player set to musically direct the upcoming Oscars. The 2022 Academy Awards will have something a little different for this year’s telecast: an all-star band to underline the show, featuring pianist Robert Glasper, headline-making drummer Travis Barker, legendary lead singer Sheila E., and music director Adam Blackstone.
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94th Oscars® Musical Performers to Include All-Star Band Featuring Adam Blackstone, Travis Barker, Sheila E. and Robert Glasper; D-Nice; The Samples; and Orchestra

LOS ANGELES, CA (FNN) — Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences // Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan today announced special musical performers for the 94th Oscars®, airing live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT.
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Oscars 2022: Sheila E, Travis Barker, Robert Glasper, Adam Blackstone to perform together

LOS ANGELES -- The Oscars will feature a unique all-star music collaboration: Sheila E., Adam Blackstone, Travis Barker and Robert Glasper will perform together at the 94th awards ceremony next weekend. Show producers Will Packer and Shayla Cowan announced Friday that the four musical performers will join under the name...

Adam Blackstone Named Music Director of 2022 Oscars

Click here to read the full article. Adam Blackstone joins the Oscars production team as the show’s music director. He has worked on individual performances on previous Oscar telecasts, namely Justin Timberlake’s show-opening performance of “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” from Trolls five years ago and Keala Settle’s performance of “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman four years ago. Will Packer, producer of the 94th Academy Awards, announced 13 key members of his production team on Wednesday (March 9). Blackstone has worked on numerous awards shows, including multiple Soul Train Awards and BET Awards, as well as Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, Critics’ Choice...