Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: music

Half Access – Making Live Music Accessible

Half Access is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to making live music accessible. Our database provides accessibility info on venues to help prepare disabled folks on what to expect before arriving at a show,...

Teen In Wheelchair Marches In Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade With Friend’s Help

https://youtu.be/GbVoQsA7N90 Drew Bell was born with Spina Bifida and uses a wheelchair to get around, but he wouldn’t let that dash his dream of marching with his school band. With the help of brass leader Kailey...
David Whalen National Anthem

Paralyzed Man Stuns Crowd by performing The National Anthem with a Jamboxx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFVcPqlUy3M A quadriplegic man delighted a stadium of thousands last weekend by playing The National Anthem on a musical device that he created to overcome his disability. 56-year-old Dave Whalen has been paralyzed from the neck...

Twenty years after paralyzing fall, Tasha Schuh’s life is an open book

Tasha Schuh is used to getting embarrassing questions about her sex life. Schuh, paralyzed from the chest down since she fell through a stage trap door in 1997 during a rehearsal for her high school...

Spinal Injury Survivors Deliver Powerful Performances; Leave Audience Spell-Bound

Sakshi Malik Turns Up to Support the Cause as Indian Spinal Injuries Centre Observes Spinal Cord Injury Day at Talkatora Stadium Survivors of serious spinal injuries led the celebrations, putting on display a series of...

Guy in Wheelchair Crowd Surfs to Join Coldplay On Stage in Dublin

https://youtu.be/DKXTBjYuqls A Coldplay fan crowd-surfed over to the stage in his wheelchair and was then invited on to perform with the band. Amazing. During last night's show in Croke Park, Dublin, last night Coldplay front-man...

Quadriplegic defies the odds and plays the guitar again

Musician Ryan “Gooch” Nelson was 18 when a car accident left him paralyzed. Five years later he was diagnosed with leukemia. He shared his story to remind others that no matter what obstacles come...

Quadriplegic Lee Bullock doesn’t let physical limitations stop his music-making passion

Lee Bullock cannot move most of his body, but he still does more with his time than many able-bodied people. Mr Bullock became quadriplegic at the age of five after he was hit by a...

How to Play Blues Harmonica after a High Level Spinal Cord Injury

A few years ago Jeremy Olson discovered something that could dramatically improve the quality of life of many people. We already know that the harmonica is one of the most versatile, easy to play and affordable...

GoPro: Wheels into the Woods!

http://youtu.be/PmEagFS7K6c Five months recording, three months editing and post-producing, one GoPro 3 + Black edition, seven different camera positions, mounted on a Power Wheelchair and myself. A GoPro specially modified remote-control to use it hands-free,...