Masterclass with Harvey Mason Jr.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
150 Mass Ave, Media Center
Real Tales From Behind the Console
Making hit records and building a sustainable career in the music business.
 
Harvey Mason Jr. has not only penned and produced songs for industry legends like Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross and Elton John, but also for today’s superstars including Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Chris Brown. Simultaneously, Harvey has been instrumental in producing memorable music for many of the biggest musical films from the past decade. Everyone from Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls, Whitney Houston in Sparkle, to the eclectic casts in Pitch Perfect and SING, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube in Straight Outta Compton and Mary J. Blige and Ne-Yo in The Wiz Live! have called on Harvey to deliver music of the highest standards for blockbuster musical productions.
 
His awards are numerous and include:
 
 
2016 Pitch Perfect 2 Soundtrack/Various Artists
Billboard Music Award “Best Soundtrack”
 
2015 Pitch Perfect 2
American Music Award “Best Movie Soundtrack Album”
 
2012 F.A.M.E. / Chris Brown
Grammy Winner “Best R&B Album”
 
2008 Jordin Sparks / Jordin Sparks featuring Chris Brown / 
“No Air”
People’s Choice Award Winner “Favorite Combined Forces Song”
 
2008 Jennifer Hudson / Jennifer Hudson
Grammy Winner “Best Contemporary R&B Album”
 
2007 Dreamgirls / Jennifer Hudson / “Love You I Do”
Grammy Winner “Outstanding Song Written for a Motion Picture”
 
2007 Dreamgirls
NAACP Awards Winner “Outstanding Album”
 
2006 Dreamgirls
Critics Choice Award Winner “Best Soundtrack”
 
2006 B-Day / Beyonce
Grammy Winner “Best Contemporary R&B Album”
 
2003 Justified / Justin Timberlake
Grammy Winner “Best Pop Album”
 
2000 The Heat / Toni Braxton / “He Wasn’t Man Enough”
Grammy Winner “Best R&B Song”