Music Has the Power To

The We Are All Music Nashville event featured ten singer-songwriters from Nashville and beyond who came together to perform and spread awareness around WAAM’s mission. The event took place this past July at Sonny’s Clubhouse and featured songwriters Joybeth Taylor, Johnny Clawson, and Kyle Sturrock who are signed with Sony Music, SMACK Songs, and Universal Music Group respectively. The evening included a speech about WAAM from Advisory...

Did you know? Music can trigger strong memories from the past as well as prove strong emotion from those earlier experiences.  Music reduces the stress hormone cortisol and increases the secretion of oxytocin, thereby positively impacting  childbirth, as well as infant-parental bonding, trust and romantic attachment. Playing music or singing along impacts procedural memory, which is the unconscious ability to remember a behavior without explicitly thinking about it.   Find more...

WAAM is thrilled to have the talented Bob Clearmountain as part of our WAAMily, supporting music’s transformative role in education and mental health. Clearmountain is a legendary recording engineer, mixer and record producer. His credits include Foo Fighters, The Rolling Stones, Toto, Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, and Bruce Springsteen. ...

More than 45 music nonprofits have benefited from WAAM’s partnership program with Sweetwater; finding great value, expert knowledge, technology support, and instruments at competitive prices through a dedicated sales engineer. We encourage all music nonprofits to please visit our partnership page to get started! Sweetwater’s GearFest is online starting tomorrow, June 24-25, which is their annual celebration of gear and musicians. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQAKpmK3iTE ...

Only 1 week left to help us Amplify the Grant! Please consider donating before our June 20 deadline. You make our work possible -- funding music's infinite potential to transform lives! Music is a vehicle for personal growth, cognitive development and community engagement. WAAM’s extraordinary grantees put this principle into action every day to the benefit of us all. Together, let’s increase their impact! Your crucial support will...