Using Rap And Metal To Help Wounded Soldiers Heal

Classically trained pianist and composer Arthur Bloom isn’t engaging in “standard music therapy” in his project with injured veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Determined to provide them with “serious, one-on-one, customized training, ongoing collaboration, [and] professional mentors, … he persuaded donors to give him instruments, got Steve Jobs to donate computers, and set up what looks like a small recording studio in one of the residential houses at Walter Reed.”

Source: Slate 08/03/09