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“88+ Ways Music“ Launches Story Search for Volume 2

The "88+ Ways Music Can Change Your Life" book series is searching for inspirational music stories for Volume 2.

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"88+ Ways Music Can Change Your Life"

"88 Ways Music" stories and proceeds directly support the authors mission to help more children reap the educational, therapeutic and social benefits of playing music.

The “88+ Ways Music Can Change Your Life” book series has officially launched the story search for Volume 2, scheduled to be published in November 2020. Co-Authors Vincent James & Joann Pierdomenico are seeking new inspirational music stories of how playing or listening to music has changed your life, and asks these two questions:

  • Did music help get you through a particularly difficult time in your life?”
  • As a musician/performer or audience member, did you witness a touching situation involving music?”

For more information or to submit your story, please visit For story samples, please visit 88 Ways Music on where the physical book and eBook are available for $12.88 and $5.99 respectively. 50% of all “88+ Ways Music” proceeds are donated to a variety of music non-profits that provide musical instruments and lessons to under-served schools and communities. “88 Ways Music” stories and proceeds directly support the authors mission to help more children reap the educational, therapeutic and social benefits of playing music.

Volume 1 of “88 Ways Music” featured over 100 inspirational stories & quotes from musicians, music educators and music lovers from all over the world. Iconic author and success coach Jack Canfield contributed the forward to “88 Ways Music” and has referred to the book series as “Chicken Soup for the Music Lovers Soul.” Volume 1 also includes stories from a number of Grammy winning and Platinum selling artists & composers. Recording artist and songwriting contributors include Bobby Kimball (Toto), Simon Kirke (Bad Company), Vanessa Carlton, Siedah Garrett (Michael Jackson), Rick Wakeman (Yes), Rob Parissi (Wild Cherry/Play That Funky Music), Rob Hyman & Eric Bazilian (The Hooters), Billy Steinberg (Madonna), Bill Champlin (Chicago), Mark King (Level 42), Bobby Hart (Monkees), Ciaran Gribbin (INXS), Rose Kingsley (Metropolitan Opera Singer & Ballerina) & Grammy winning Children’s artist The Battersby Duo. Film and TV actresses contributing stories include Audrey Landers (Dallas), and Darcy Donavan (Anchorman, My Name is Earl). TV/Film/DVD producers & composers contributing include Fred Mollin (Friday the 13th, Hard Copy, Beyond Reality), Michel Rubini (Nemisis, The Hitchhiker, Tales from the Crypt), Jay Gruska (Cocoon-Movie, Supernatural-TV, Charmed-TV), Sara Flatow (Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Scandal)

About the Authors

Vincent James and Joann Pierdomenico are also founders of the non-profit Keep Music Alive and two international music holidays: Teach Music Week (March) and Kids Music Day (October). Each year, Keep Music Alive partners with hundreds of music schools, music stores and other music non-profits to offer free lessons to new students and to hold special events that benefit and celebrate kids playing music.

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