Like many other educational, media, and entertainment organizations, NMAAM has pivoted to digital and social media to ensure our signature programs are available to the public during shelter in place. Set a reminder and plan to join us on Facebook Live for this week's events:
Weds., April 15, 5PM CST NMAAM's My Music Matters Artist Chat featuring Shannon Sanders

Thurs., April 16, 4:15PM CST Sips & Stanzas Presents: Jazz Appreciation Month featuring NMAAM curators Dr. Dina Bennett and Dr. Stephen Lewis

Fri., April 17, 5PM CST NMAAM's My Music Matters Artist Chat featuring NMAAM president and CEO H. Beecher Hicks III and Avery*Sunshine

Last week, Nashville harmonica legend Carlos Deford Bailey joined us for 
FN2S (From Nothing to Something), our music education program developed for students grades K-8, via Facebook Live. Watch last week's video, and be sure to follow us on Facebook for upcoming weekly event announcements.
New Blog Alert: The Power to...Create
During the month of April, we're celebrating our collective and individual power to overcome challenges large and small with a new weekly social media content series, The Power To... Writer Carlyn Pounders explores how Berry Gordy, Curtis Mayfield, and Sylvia Robinson changed the game within the music industry in her first NMAAM blog contribution, 
The Power to...Create.
Virtual Gift Shop Open Now!
We're excited to announce that the NMAAM virtual gift store is now open! Pre-order exclusive t-shirts, hoodies, baseball caps, and more by visiting
Support NMAAM with AmazonSmile
NMAAM is now on AmazonSmile. When you shop on Amazon through AmazonSmile, select NMAAM and we'll receive a donation up to .5% of your purchase total.
SAVE THE DATE: The Big Payback
NMAAM is participating in The Big Payback, an annual 24-hour giving campaign presented by Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee that supports non-profits in the area. Giving starts May 6. For more information, visit
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