In honor of blues legend Robert Johnson's birthday, Playing for Change shares "Walking Blues," featuring Keb' Mo' along with musicians from six countries. Originally written and recorded by Son House in 1930. The PFC version starts in Argentina with Roberto Luti and Nico Bereciartua playing slide guitars, and adds friends to create a blues jam around the world.
Google celebrated the renowned German composer and musician Johann Sebastian Bach with their first ever AI-powered Doodle. The Doodle is an interactive experience that encourages players to compose a two measure melody of their choice. The Doodle then uses machine learning to harmonize the custom melody into Bach’s signature music style. More on the promise and risks of AI.
Playing for Change's first song of 2019, "Seeds Of Freedom." We started filming and recording Manu Chao playing guitar and singing in a garden in Barcelona, Spain, and then we added musicians around the world to enhance the universal message of the song.