News & Updates

Raise A Glass

As we gear up for our 2nd annual fundraising concert at Smith's Olde Bar in Atlanta on Saturday, November 11th, we would like to sent out an invitation for anyone who would like to honor a Veteran or Military Serviceman or Servicewoman at the show.  If you are...

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The Kids Are Alright

"Hey Jaye, are you going to Music Midtown?" "Maybe, I don't know a lot of the bands." MM is a huge music festival in downtown Atlanta - two days, a ton of bands.  The wrinkle - many of these bands I've never heard of.  Milky Chance (a new candy bar?)  Bastille...

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How It All Started

ASF turns three this month.  Feeling a bit like reminiscing, I went deep into the vault, on the B side, to find one of our first posts.  Someone asked me in 2014 what I wanted to do.  This is what I wrote: Music.  A vibrational, harmonic event set in time.  Now that...

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How Music Triggers Brain Activity

A research team from Stanford University School of Medicine took images of the brain in action using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) as people listened to short symphonies by an obscure 18th-century composer. This study aimed to gain valuable insight into...

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93 Year-Old Man Gets Band Back Together

This is a wonderful story from our friends across the pond.  Edward Hardy was a piano player before his world started to close in on him.  As he slowly entered dementia, he decided to move into an assisted living center.  He became withdrawn and depressed.  Enter...

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Father and Son – Carpool Karaoke

This is one of my favorites.  This father and son were featured on (British) Good morning America.  Teddy Mac (the father) was diagnosed with Alzheimer's but music still makes it better.  Check them out belting out Quondo Quondo Quondo in the car.    ...

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Combat Medicine by Hip Hop Artist Doc Todd

Combat Medicine by Doc Todd is a sensational new album that presents us with fresh new hip hop with a twist. It is directed particularly at veterans, but its affecting, riveting lyrics and tough, straight-talking style will appeal to everyone. Though heartbreaking in...

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