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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Pop icon, GRAMMY© Award winner, and Academy Award nominee Huey Lewis shares “The Power of Love” to support Stax Music Academy

Pop icon, GRAMMY© Award winner, and Academy Award nominee Huey Lewis 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 of Stax Records in Memphis, Tennessee. Soundwave’s Tim Wakefield has created an original […]
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#MusicMustContinue fundraiser to support students affected by COVID-19 hardships exceeds its $50,000 goal

  Music and Community have always been sources of hope and inspiration during trying times. Our youth need that now more than ever.  The Stax Music Academy is happy to announced that we exceeded our $50,000 goal in our #MusicMustContinue campaign that wrapped up in September. The funds will help close the tuition gap for […]
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