Reid Wick is the Sr. Membership and Project Manager for the Recording Academy - Memphis Chapter. Reid has been active in the New Orleans music community for many years. As a musician, he is currently the guitarist with the New Orleans' favorite party band, the Bucktown Allstars. He has played with numerous local bands and he led an award-winning jazz fusion ensemble, Entourage for 11 years from 1987-1998, playing clubs, festivals and special events throughout the Southeastern US. Reid has had his hands in numerous music industry efforts in the Crescent City. He spent 12 years at Loyola University's College of Music, where he served as marketing communications manager, concert series producer, and instructor in their Music Industry Studies program. He served as vice-president of STR Digital Records, a New Orleans-based jazz & blues independent record label, which has released 25 CDs. Reid spent two years post-Katrina administering the MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund. He also serves the community as a founding board member of Sweet Home New Orleans. He currently works as the Gulf Coast member services representative of The Recording Academy (NARAS-GRAMMY organization).