Posted on Mai 31, 2010 in News | 4 comments

The esteemed British jazz fusion guitarist and composer, John McLaughlin (, has recently donated a substantial cash prize to the local Palestinian association, Al Mada for Arts-Based Community Development. McLaughlin was recently awarded the cash prize at the prestigious jazzahead festival in Germany ( He had heard of Al Mada’s work and, believing in its endeavour to use music as a tool for healing, he decided to donate the entire prize to support Al Mada’s Music Therapy Center project.

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