Oral History Information
Job TitleMusician, Songwriter, Vocalist
Stevie Wonder has earned the title of the "Mayor of the NAMM Show" for his countless visits to the show floor over the years. He has become an important part of the music products industry not only in promoting new technologies, but in working with companies to design and improve instruments. Among the products he helped create was a synthesizer for musicians with blindness, that was engineered by Ray Kurzweil. Stevie has also participated in the Breakfast of Champions sessions and NAMM's music education initiatives.