Playing for Change – Titi Tsira (left) from South Africa and Mermans Kenkosenki (middle) and Jason Tamba (right) from the Democratic Republic of Congo are some of the African musicians representing the continent in Playing for Change.
Playing for Change – They are part of an international touring band that brings musicians of all backgrounds together, raising money and awareness for the PFC foundation.
Manu Chao – Singer and songwriter Manu Chao is one of the famous artists to be included in the Playing for Change roster.
Bono – Bono, the Irish singer of multi-million selling group U2, is also involved in the cause.
Playing for Change – "When you look at us you see in each of us a different character," says Tamba. "Everyone is doing their thing, it's not following somebody but is bringing what he has deep in there [heart] and together that brings the fire."
Tinariwen – Playing for Change asked Tinariwen, a band of Tuareg musicians from West Africa, to play a groove in the key of G. It then added more musicians from across the world to the song, creating a blues-based global jam entitled Groove in G.
Playing for Change – The Playing for Change Foundation has so far opened eight music schools around the world.
Vusi Mahlasela – South African singer and songwriter Vusi Mahlasela is another musician to have collaborated with Playing for Change.