Friday, May 8, 2009
Playing for Change
I found another great organization trying to make the world a better place. If you are a musician, music lover, or just interested in supporting good causes you should check this out. I will put a link in this post and under my "Some Excellent Causes" link. Here are two excerpts from their site http://www.playingforchange.com/:
Playing for Change is a multimedia movement created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music. The idea for this project arose from a common belief that music has the power to break down boundaries and overcome distances between people. No matter whether people come from different geographic, political, economic, spiritual or ideological backgrounds, music has the universal power to transcend and unite us as one human race. And with this truth firmly fixed in our minds, we set out to share it with the world."
"Now, musicians from all over the world are brought together to perform benefit concerts that build music and art schools in communities that are in need of inspiration and hope. In addition to benefit concerts, the Playing for Change band also performs shows around the world. When audiences see and hear musicians who have traveled thousands of miles from their homes, united in purpose and chorus on one stage, everyone is touched by music's unifying power. "
Musicians include people such as Bono, The Nazareth Orchestra, Venkat, and more. Happy listening!
And so it goes...