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Thank You For Another Great Year! | Best of 2018 Photo Album

This year was a great one for all of us at Playing For Change. We are thankful for all the people we met, and all the music we enjoyed! Above all, we are deeply thankful for all the love and support you keep giving us – together we are connecting the world through music!

This year we released our “Listen To The Music” album, featuring 12 Songs Around The World and many amazing musicians, and we are happy to share some photos with you!

Watch our “Listen To The Music” videos here.

Recording Bombino in Niger.


Recording the magical saxophone of Karl Denson in New Orleans.  (Sax player for The Rolling Stones and founder of Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe.)


With The Doobie Brothers in Los Angeles, California.


Alice Tan Ridley (Roger Ridley’s sister) in New York.


A little bit of Ukelele with  HIRAIDAI in Japan.













New Orleans icon “Washboard Chaz” for our song “Natural Mystic/Just a Little Bit” and “Everlasting Arms.”

Our film crew in Havana Cuba.


Recording Char in a breathtaking Shrine in Tokyo.



Also, we were very grateful to receive an amazing  set of headphones from our friends at Audio-Technica, for our Playing For Change Foundation students in Kirina, Mali and in Kathmandu, Nepal.


We also released a beautiful medley “Island Style – ‘Oiwi E”  in a collaboration with our friends from Mana Maoli, in Hawai’i.


We were very happy to have Grandpa Elliott back for our Songs Around The World, “Bring It On Home To Me” and “Congo to the Mississippi.”  


Some beautiful faces while filming in The Congo.


And to close an amazing year, we had a wonderful tour with the PFC Band in Brazil.

We even had a marriage proposal on stage!

Had an amazing time as guests at Domingão do Faustão, national tv show!


On behalf of all the PFC family, we wish you a 2019 full of laughter, joy, love and music!



Playing for Change grew from a humble dream to make the world a little brighter, and now supports musicians all over the world. For only $5 a month, become a Member and enjoy the entire PFC music catalogue, receive discounts in our shop, and know 20% of your Membership is donated directly to the Playing for Change Foundation.

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