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Archive for April 2017

Play The War Away

Play The War Away “I’ll print you one.” “Excuse me?” “I can print you one, Jaye.” “Dr. Croom, I’m not talking about a picture of ukulele but an actually ukulele.” “So am I.” (Pause) “Whoa.” Dr. Croom, an Army Veterinary Corps Veteran, lives Kalamazoo, Michigan.  She also has another business – www.VetsIn3Dcom.  She gave me…

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Music Therapy for Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress

Alicia Clair discusses music therapy and their affect on patients with Alzheimer’s and Post-Traumatic Stress syndrome. A music therapy practitioner for many years, Dr. Clair has specialized in music therapy practice with persons who have diagnoses of Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementias and their professional and family caregivers since 1988.

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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature.

Director of McGill University’s Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition and Expertise and best-selling author of “This is Your Brain on Music,” Daniel Levitin blends cutting-edge scientific findings with his own experiences as a former record producer and still-active musician. The Music and the Brain Lecture Series is a cycle of lectures and special presentations that…

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Music Therapy for our Soldiers

I was ushered into a room, where I took a seat around a pedestal table large enough to seat ten. The top of the table was not made of wood or plastic, but was a drum head. Staff members started wheeling in these old men and sitting them around the drum table. Most were hunched…

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