- November 25, 2008
Celebrating Yo-Yo Ma’s new album Songs of Joy & Peace, Sony Masterworks makes available a new 10 episode podcast series. Listen to Yo-Yo’s reflections on the experience of recording Songs of Joy & Peace with episodes that feature a behind-the-scenes look into the collaborative process, the inspiration for the album and special commentaries about individual tracks. New episodes will be posted every Tuesday through the end of 2008.
- November 19, 2008
Tune in to the CBS Early show on December 15th to watch Yo-Yo Ma and Alison Krauss perform The Wexford Carol from his new album Songs of Joy & Peace.
- November 13, 2008
As the first month of the Celebrate and Collaborate Contest has past, Yo-Yo Ma has an contest update message for you. If you haven't entered yet, be sure to visit Indaba Music to get started.
- November 12, 2008
and the online interview
- November 11, 2008
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- October 30, 2008
On Yo-Yo Ma’s new album Songs of Joy & Peace, he had the opportunity to collaborate with a remarkable group of friends. In that spirit, he has partnered with Indaba Music and is inviting experienced musicians and amateurs alike to join him in pushing the boundaries of music creation by entering his contest, Celebrate & Collaborate.
About The Contest:
•Yo-Yo Ma has recorded the melody of Dona Nobis Pacem (Give Us Peace), a track from his album Songs of Joy & Peace. From October 7th to December 31 the music can be downloaded by entrants and used to make creative variations of the track.
• As entries are received the Indaba Music community will vote for their favorites.
• From the top entries Yo-Yo Ma will personally choose the winner of the contest and will offer them the opportunity to record with him.
• The contest will be hosted on IndabaMusic.com/yo-yomacontest
About Indaba Music:
Indaba Music is the leading social network for musicians and a web application that enables artists to create studio-quality music together online. Over 100,000 members in over 150 countries, from amateurs to Grammy Award-winning artists connect with one another to create online recording sessions using Indaba Music’s online mixer.
About Songs Of Joy and Peace:
Yo-Yo Ma’s first-ever holiday album celebrates the universal hopes, dreams and joy found in the seasonal festivals around the world. Joined by friends James Taylor, Diana Krall, Alison Krauss, Chris Botti, Renee Fleming, and others, this inspiring album includes 22 songs ranging from The Wexford Carol to Here Comes the Sun.
For more information and official contest rules visit: