News & Updates

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  He became withdrawn and depressed.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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Music is Medicine for Veterans

Veterans with PTSD using Music Therapy through the Wounded Warrior Project in Colorado Springs are interviewed by KRDO NewsChannel 13 in October 2016. There is no doubt in my mind that music is therapy. ~ Jason Willis...

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Music Therapy Helps Chicago Veteran Overcome PTSD

Air Force Veteran Chris Smith says VA health care helped him deal with the anxiety of losing his eyesight. The Chicago musician and singer found healing and rehabilitation with music therapy at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Smith was one of more than 120 Veterans...

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Radio Free Alchemy

We are excited to announce our free radio channel located at www.alchemysky.org/free-radio.  Please enjoy some free, relaxing music by visiting our website.  We also would like to thank our three artists who have donated the use of their music on our free radio page:...

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Blue Aces and Salem Veterans Make Therapeutic Music

For the first time a section of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band participated in a collaborative music therapy program with veterans at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center After nearly a year of planning, the Blue Aces packed up their vans to make the...

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