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Jackson Browne And friends record benefit album In WSDG-designed studios At Haiti's Artists Institute

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In collaboration with the creative community and students of Haiti's Artists Institute, songwriters Jackson Browne, Jenny Lewis, Jonathan Wilson, Jonathan Russell, Habib Koite, Raul Rodriguez and Paul Beaubrun recorded eleven original songs for Let the Rhythm Lead, a new benefit album celebrating the work of Artists for Peace and Justice APJ in Haiti. The project, conceived of as an international songwriters summit in Haiti, was recorded in local studios designed by WSDG Walters-Storyk Design Group

"Following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, we brought international and local artists together to help rebuild the Institute" explains David Belle, founder of the Artists Institute and an APJ Board Member who conceived of the plan to build a local audio engineering school with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis, and Arcade Fire bandmates, Regine Chassagne and Win Butler.  "Our beautiful WSDG designed facilities and studios have produced a ground swell of local creativity and exciting international collaborations. Let the Rhythm Lead is part of an ever evolving collaboration with Jackson [Browne] and Jonathan [Wilson] in Haiti." Belle added.

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