Stax Music Academy to perform for grand opening of Smithsonian National Museum of African History and Culture

For the second time in five years, the Smithsonian Institution has invited the Memphis, Tennessee-based Stax Music Academy for a performance on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. This most recent invitation is to perform at Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration, highly anticipated grand opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s new National Museum of African American […]
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Stax Music Academy Student William Graves Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston

L to R: Sinbad, William Graves, Cedric Maxwel Eight young musicians from underserved communities in Boston and across the U.S. and Canada were awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee College of Music at an emotional presentation at the Berklee Performance Center on Tuesday, August 9. The collective value of the scholarships, presented to students […]
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Stax Music Academy to perform with Stax Legend Booker T. Jones of Booker T. & the MGs September 10 at Memphis’ Halloran Centre

The inaugural On Stage at the Halloran Centre series kicks off with living legend Booker T. Jones on Saturday, September 10th at 7:30 PM. Three local Stax Music Academy students will accompany Jones on two songs. Booker T. Jones was the keyboard player for Stax Records’ famed Booker T. & the MGs. It can be […]
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