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Associated Musicians of Greater New York
Current: Volume 116 No. 10 October, 2016
‘Music had saved my life. Why couldn’t it do the same for others?’
by Damon Marks
I had the perfect childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey until I turned 14 years old – then my life turned upside down when my parents divorced. I had no warning. My parents didn’t sit me down and explain. It just happened, which made me feel alone inside. I became extremely reckless. Luckily, I had started playing guitar a few years prior. Music helped me express my feelings and got me through a really tough time in my life. Through music, I was able to cope – and eventually heal. read the entire article, click here.
Immediately after the school assembly at 11:00 am Damon Marks joined Freehold Township mayor Barbara J. McMorrow and committee out in front of the West Freehold School where he was presented with a street sign and certificate ceremony in his name. Click Here to view all photos of this Amazing Day!
Thank you 89.5 FM WSOU for supporting music education and the Traveling Guitar Foundation. Schecter Guitars Blackstar Amplification Damon Marks Official
"On February 25th WSOU will have a very special guest IN the STUDIO! Renowned guitarist and founder of the Traveling Guitar Foundation, "Damon Marks" will be here at 5pm to do a DJ Takeover, discuss his new music and his charity! He will also be giving away a new Schecter C6 guitar and Blackstar ID:Core 10 amplifier. This opportunity is brought to you by Damon Marks Official, Traveling Guitar Foundation, Schecter Guitars, and Blackstar Amplification."
Elizabeth Public Schools Press Release
TGF to Enhance Music Programs of Four More EPS Schools
Elizabeth, N.J. October 26, 2015- Renowned guitarist Damon Marks (Alicia Keys, Jermaine Paul, Bret Michaels) and his non-profit Traveling Guitar Foundation along with sponsors Schecter Guitars, Mogami Cable, Guitar Center, EMG Pickups and Blackstar Amplification to donate (20) electric guitars and bass guitars, Blackstar ID: Core 10 amplifiers, instrument cables and various percussion to schools in Elizabeth, NJ
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Great Success! April 17th – Theodore Schor Middle School, 243 N. Randolphville Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 read the article here. Click here to view some photos our our wonderful event.
Colts Neck students get inspiration, instruments from professional musicians
Rob Spahr |NJ Advance Media for NJ.com June 1, 2015