On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, PRI’s The World talked to Stephan about his upcoming album and difrent, his biggest global initiative for peace, and how his experience of having been blacklisted as a prominent Arab American voice for peace inspired his dream to unite people worldwide.
The liner notes to Stephan’s new album difrent: issued the call to uniting the global movement for social change across the world through music 1 week before Occupy Wall Street started. Read them here and spread them around. If not us who, if not now, when!
Click HERE to read The Village Voice’s in depth discussion with Stephan on his music’s role in movement building and the current generational zeitgeist for global unity.
Click here to see The New Yorker‘s photo slideshow on Stephan and his Magic Orchestra at Live at Drom in NYC. Photographer Jessica Dimmock’s photo essay captured the intensity and fun of the live show.