Jewels and Pinstripes Gift Bags Expected to Strike a Chord at the MusiCares® Tribute to Neil Young

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Recipients Include Music's Greatest including Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Elton John, Sheryl Crow, John Mellencamp, Norah Jones, Josh Groban and many more!

Jewels and Pinstripes, one of the nation's premier gift bag companies, gave a prelude to the 52nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards today, as it announced the contents of the gift bags it created for the MusiCares® Person of the Year tribute honoring Neil Young, to take place on January 29th.

Performances by multi-GRAMMY-winning artists and current nominees include T Bone Burnett, Norah Jones, Dave Matthews, and James Taylor; multi-GRAMMY-winning artists Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Elton John, Ozomatli, and Red Hot Chili Peppers; GRAMMY winning artists and current nominees Wilco; GRAMMY winners Crosby, Stills & Nash and John Mellencamp; two-time GRAMMY winner Leon Russell; current GRAMMY nominees Lady Antebellum and Patty Griffin; and artists Jackson Browne, Everest, Josh Groban, Ben Harper, Lucinda Williams and many more!

Each year MusiCares and The Recording Academy® select an individual whose personal accomplishments and commitment to philanthropic causes deserve recognition. This person is celebrated at a star-studded gala tribute dinner featuring performances by many of the industry's most legendary musicians. This year's Person of the Year event marks MusiCares 20th anniversary and the honoree is Neil Young.

"MusiCares is one of the most prestigious events in the recording industry and the gift bags have to be special because of the nature of what this organization represents" said, Julie Kenney, Founder and CEO, Jewels and Pinstripes. "Jewels and Pinstripes created a gift bag that is not only luxurious but filled with so many special items that the recipients have no choice but to love it!"

Jewels and Pinstripes created 60 gift bags, with over twenty gifts which were given to all performers, as well as many of the gala's attendees.

Products included in each of the adidas Team Wheel Bags are as follows:

Twisted Silver, LLC
You Wear, and You Will be Asked. TWISTED SILVER, Above and Beyond the Call of Jewelry.     Peace and Love Convertible, Peace and Love Earrings and Twisted Silver Gift Certificate, TWISTED-SILVER.com

Converse
Known as "America's Original Sports Company"™, created a customized package in honor of Person of the Year honoree by including a Neil Young vintage vinyl, Converse brand sunglasses, canvas tote and gift card, converse.com

adidas
adidas Team Wheel Bag, Carry all your gear in the adidas Team Wheel Bag. It has one large main compartment with heavy duty #10 zippers, an internal zippered compartment and two large external side zippered compartments for additional storage space. adidas Essentials 3 Stripe Polyester Track Top. This sporty jacket is made to grab and go. The adidas Essentials 3-Stripes Polyester Track Top is a comfortable choice for your active life, with a full-zippered front and easy-to-wear CLIMALITE® fabric that keeps perspiration off your skin, shopadidas.com

Juan Juan Salon
Gift certificate for Juan Juan Salon complimentary styling, coloring service in either the Beverly Hills or Brentwood location and "Signature Express" facial, or waxing service in our Brentwood location, juanjuansalon.com

Nuvo Group USA
The Ritmo Advanced Pregnancy Sound System delivers unparalleled quality and safe sound to prenatal listeners. Ritmo provides a convenient, comfortable and safe way for families to share the sensory and emotional experience of bonding through sound and music with their developing baby. Ritmo connects to most audio devices with a universal stereo plug--such as iPods, MP3 players, iPhones and Blackberries, nuvo-group.com

Seagate
Seagate® FreeAgent Go™ for Mac portable drive with a MusiCares skin is the slimmest storage solution, which makes it perfect for any time access to all your music, photos and videos stuff. Featuring an award-winning, sleek, ultra-thin design that's as stylish and striking as it is functional and practical, seagate.com

DoDenim        
Do Denim is a premium Denim line at an opening price point retailing at $69.99 to $89.99 and T shirts for $34.99. We are known for our pocket treatment and our washes and looks at an amazing price. With 40 to 50 different styles every few months, there is always something new from
Do Denim, dodenim.com

Rhonda Allison Clinical Enterprises
The RAW Environ Protect, a daytime cream for men; the RAW Lip Guard, a lip protect and rejuvenator, the Rhonda Allison Satin Peptide, an age-defying serum; and the Drop of Essence, an Omega 6 essential fatty acid serum, RhondaAllison.com

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants focus on serving a broad selection of fresh seafood with a menu printed twice daily and featuring the signature "Fresh List" of more than 30 different varieties of fresh seafood, dining certificate, mccormickandschmicks.com

New Zealand Natural
New Zealand Natural Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
Gift certificate good for a FREE 6 Pack of our Decadent Ice Cream delivered right to your door! From New Zealand's green pastures, valleys and orchards, comes only the freshest, finest quality ingredients which are used to make one of the world's finest ice creams enjoyed globally for its smooth and creamy taste, nznusa.com

The Life is good Company
Life is good spreads the power of optimism through its colorful collection of apparel, including its Music Cares contributions of piece-dyed, garment-washed super soft tees and fitted caps with feel-good graphics, lifeisgood.com

ShopKenPaves.com
Intense Moisture Cream w/ Hyaluronic Acid & Goji-Apricot Antioxidants. A richly textured harvest of anti-aging ingredients formulated to make skin soft and supple. Hyaluronic Acid and Amino Acids help restore the lipid layer within an Aloe Vera base, and our Goji-apricot blend provides intense antioxidant protection to prevent premature aging of the skin, ShopKenPaves.com

Cardstore.com
Cardstore.com is providing 2 sets of their boxed stationery for each gift bag. Each stationery set includes 12 artist designed cards personalized with the recipient's name, cardstore.com

People Magazine
People Yearbook 2010, Hardcover, people.com

Gold Canyon Candles
Café Velluto 3 wick candles create AUTHENTIC coffeehouse Ambiance with their amazing true to life fragrance. Beautiful reusable glass jar with Copper-plated lid/coffee-bean handle, goldcanyon.com

Chocolat
Gourmet Artisan Chocolate, hand crafted in Branson, Missouri. Using only the finest ingredients, our visual art is equaled by its taste. We turn a chocolate lover into a connoisseur,
handcraftedchocolat.com

Emergen-C
Emergen-C, the fizzy vitamin drink mix, is packed with 1,000 mg of vitamin C and 7 B vitamins. Twenty cents from each box of Emergen-C BLUE sold benefits Surfrider Foundation to help support clean water efforts, emergenc.com

Moleskine
The Moleskine 2010 Pocket Weekly Notebook is dated from January 2010 to December 2010, formatted to show the week's appointments on the left and complemented by a ruled page for notes and ideas on the right. It is a handy and versatile planner with the freedom of the notebook. 144 pages, 3.5 x 5.5 inches, soft cover with custom MusiCares cover, moleskine.com

Very Cherre
Very Cherre, a new superfruit juice, is made exclusively from Montmorency tart cherries grown in the Leelanau Peninsula of Michigan and offers twice the antioxidant power of Pomegranate and Concord juices, verycherre.com

Freaker, Inc.
Bottle Freakers by Freaker Inc. The Only Koozie That Fits On Any Size Bottle™. They are designed to stretch and conform to any size bottle or container and still retain the same insulating properties. Bringing cozy back to the koozie™. One size fits all. They come in many different colors and designs, bottlefreaker.com

ZIGO*
Zigo Leader Carrier Bicycle, The first mom- or dad- powered family transportation system. Place one or two children in the ChildPod, put on a helmet, and you're ready to ride. The LeaderLink System allows the Leader to uncouple in 30 seconds or less, transforming it into the separate elements, Zigo ChildPod and Zigo Cycle, myzigo.com

*Celebrity/VIP recipients with young children will receive above gift from ZIGO

As with all Jewel and Pinstripes gift bags, an autographed gift bag with all contents, will be auctioned off online at a later date at ebay.com/grammy and all proceeds will be donated to charity, in this case MusiCares. To date, Jewels and Pinstripes has raised more than $300,000 for charity since its inception in 2004.

About MusiCares
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. For more information, please visit http://www.musicares.com.

About Jewels and Pinstripes
Founded in October of 2004, Jewels and Pinstripes is a premier designer of luxury gift bags, specializing in creating VIP thank-you bags for charity benefits and high profile events.Jewels and Pinstripes regularly donates gift bags for auction, and has raised more than $300,000 for charity through events that include American Cinematheque Gala, Indianapolis 500, EXTRA Awards Lounge, MusiCares® Person of the Year Tribute during Grammy Week®, Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night to name a few...

In early 2007, Jewels and Pinstripes began creating celebrity baby and pregnancy (BUMP) gift bags while continuing to provide gift bags for charity and high profile events. Due to the success of our BUMP and Baby Bags we are now creating Celebrity "It's Fun to be One", Celebrity Children's Birthday and Back to School Celebrity Kids Gift Bags... http://www.jewelsandpinstripes.com

MusiCares Contact:
ChristinaCassidy
310.581.8670

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