Keep Music Alive

Keep Music Alive - "88+ Ways Music Can Change Your Life"

Keep Music Alive is on a MISSION to promote how valuable and important music is in all of our lives: Academically, Therapeutically or just overall making us a happier society. As part of this mission, our new book "88+ Ways Music Can Change Your Life" features over 150 inspirational music quotes, anecdotes and stories relating how music has affected the lives of people all over the world. Musicians, songwriters, music educators and music fans from around the world contributed to "88+ Ways" including almost 2 dozen music, film and TV celebrities. For story samples please visit 88+ Ways Story Samples.

50% of the proceeds from all book and ebook sales are donated to other non-profits that support schools and communities in need with musical instructions and education. Our current beneficiares include Guitars in the Classroom, Spirit of Harmony and Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation.


Celebrity Music, TV and Film contributors for "88+ Ways" Volume 1

Bobby Kimball: Lead singer for Toto ("Hold the Line", "99", "Rosanna" & "Africa")
Simon Kirke: Drummer for Bad Company ("Can't Get Enough", "Feel Like Makin' Love" and Free ("All Right Now")
Vanessa Carlton: Recording artist with the hits "A Thousand Miles", "White Houses"
Siedah Garrett: Songwriter for "Man in the Mirror" (Michael Jackson), "Love You I Do" (Jennifer Hudson for Dreamgirls) and many more
Rick Wakeman: Keyboardist for the band YES with classic songs like "Roundabout", "I've Seen All Good People"
Rob Parissi: Singer/guitarist/founder for Wild Cherry who wrote/performed the classic "Play That Funky Music"
Eric Bazilian: Founding member of the Hooters ("All You Zombies", "Day by Day") and songwriter for "One of Us" by Joan Osbourne
Rob Hyman: Founding member of the Hooters ("And We Danced", "Satellite") and songwriter for "Time after Time" by Cyndi Lauper
Billy Steinberg: Songwriter for numerous hits including Madonna ("Like a Virgin"), The Bangles ("Eternal Flame"), Heart ("Alone"),Demi Lovato ("Give Your Heart a Break") and many more.
Bill Champlin: Longtime guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for Chicago and the Sons of Champlin
Mark King: Founder, bassist and lead singer for Level 42 ("Something About You", "Lessons in Love")
Great White: Recording artist with hits "Once Bitten Twice Shy" and "Rock Me"
Bobby Hart: Along with Tommy Boyce, wrote several Monkee's hits including "Last Train to Clarksville" and the Theme song "Hey Hey We're the Monkees".
Rose Kingsley: Metropolitan Opera House Singer & Ballerina who performed with Pavarotti, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra and many more
The Battersby Duo: Grammy winning Children's artist
Audrey Landers: Recording artist, performer and star of TV shows Dallas, One Life to Live and founder of the Childrens TV series "The Huggabug Club"
Darcy Donavan: Recording arist, performer who also appeared in the movie Anchorman and TV series My Name is Earl
Fred Mollin: Composer for Friday the 13th, Hard Copy, Beyond Reality
Michel Rubini: Composer for Nemesis, The Hitchhiker, Tales from the Crypt
Jay Gruska: Composer for Cocoon-Movie, Supernatural-TV, Charmed-TV
Sara Flatow: DVD producer for Grey's Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Scandal

If you would like to submit a story for "88+ Ways Music" Volume 2 please visit: What's Your Music Story?