Posts Tagged 'world music'
Tags: healing through music, music, music & communities, stand by me, world music
With all this ‘doom ‘n’ gloom’ flying around what with credit crunches, liquidity problems, layoffs, readjustments and the sadness for all sides in the Middle East – Check out Playing for Change to get a feel for what this crew are up to and then play the vid.
Mark Thompson is a US-based film producer who came up with the idea of helping disadvantaged communities by providing resources through finance and volunteers to build a community centred around music. He and his film crew came up with the idea of a Live Aid-style synchronised broadcast of street musicians filmed in different locations across the globe all contributing to the one tune. In this clip they play ‘Stand By Me’.