Concord, Soulsville Foundation, Stax Music Academy, and Stax Records hold Songwriting Workshop

NOVEMBER, 2020 –  Concord, in partnership with Stax Records, the Stax Music Academy (SMA) and the Soulsville Foundation recently held a six-week virtual event that paired high school students from the Academy with some of the top songwriting and publishing experts in the music business and a who’s who of renowned songwriters and producers. The […]
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Stax icon, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award winner Booker T. Jones going “Green Onions” to support Stax Music Academy

Stax Records icon, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award winner Booker T. Jones of Booker T. & the MGs has teamed up with the London, UK/Austin, Texas-based Soundwaves Art Foundation to help raise funds for the nonprofit Stax Music Academy, an afterschool and summer music institute at the original site […]
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Black History Month 2021: A Virtual Celebration of Struggle, Collaboration, and Peace

Throughout American history, music has played a pivotal role in the fight for racial equality. From the message songs imprisoned African slaves created as a way to communicate with one another to impassioned protest songs during the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century, the soundtrack generated by Black singers, musicians, and writers has provided […]
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