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Why Music Matters

WHY Music: Creativity and Music - The Next Evolution

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

We are clearly in good company when we speak to the necessity of fostering a child's creative development, and we embrace the essential role of music in cultivating that innate creative capacity within each of us.

WHY Music: The New Power Shake -- Blending Creativity, Well-Being and Learning

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 05.03.2014 | Education
Frank Fitzpatrick

What is great about the omnipotent ingredient of music is that music is the juice that can make it all work together: cognitive and social development, motivation and emotional engagement, and mindfulness and well-being.

WHY Music: Music With A Heart

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

My hope is that, after the glitter and glamor of Grammy week has faded, the spotlight can continue to shine bright on, and draw the world's attention to music's critical role in these other areas of our lives and society.

WHY Music: Songs in the Key of Life

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 03.22.2014 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

I remember, like it was yesterday, taking that road trip with my friends, Gerry & Marsha, to my hometown, Detroit, to hear Stevie Wonder perform at Cobo Hall.

Why Music, Part 9: Music and Spirituality

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Frank Fitzpatrick

Music is one of our most powerful gateways to connect to our spiritual nature -- our divine source -- the unseen, as well as to the universe around us and those other divine beings that inhabit it with us.

The Beatles Battle Music Piracy With New Video

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Technology

AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST (LONDON) -- The Beatles are up for the fight against pirates. The estate of iconic British band has pledged its support for ...

The Fab Four Reunite As Stick Figures Who Need Cash

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

Paul and Ringo are the latest musicians to throw in with Why Music Matters, the year-old campaign intended to shame you from BitTorrenting. In WMM’s...