Examples of projects former minor students worked on: making a video clip, doing research on subjects regarding music or design, offering workshops, band coaching, creating a concept for a festival, writing songs, organizing an event, produce an album, organizing a release party, publicity for a theatre festival, designing a magazine etcetera.
The children attend special schools where they take specialized singing and dancing lessons ; they learn how to moderate their public behavior and International Pop prepare for life as a pop star; they spend hours in daily rehearsals and perform in weekend music shows as well as special group performances.
The '90s will perhaps always be best remembered for the explosion of boy bands and girl groups that introduced teen icons like Take That and The Spice Girls, plus the bubblegum pop of Kylie Minogue, Steps and Aqua, as well as the return of guitar-based music thanks to bands like Oasis and Blur.
Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg , Roy Lichtenstein , and Claes Oldenburg , and on the other side of the Atlantic Richard Hamilton and Peter Blake , along with David Hockney , who divided his time between London and Los Angeles, is what the Pop Art map drawn in the 1960s still looks like today.
Subsequent grant recipients whose initial contact or in name of are in parenthesis and include: Blue Monday Foundation - Marin County initial contact Mark Naftalin, Chicago's Providence St. Mel Music Program (Otis Redding), UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital - Music Therapy initial contact Gregg Perloff, Another Planet Entertainment, Clive Davis School of Recorded Music at New York University, San Francisco Earthquake Fund (Bill Graham), Texas Habitat for Humanity (Janis Joplin), H.E.A.R. - Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (Pete Townsend), New York's Children's Health Fund - Mobile pediatric clinics, providing care to homeless shelters, housing projects and schools (Paul Simon), Romanian Angels- initial contact Olivia Harrison, Berklee School of Music - Five week program Scholarship.
During this time of high flying success and excess, The Experience broke up. Other notable musicians joined Jimi and as his schedule excelled and his popularity peaked, so did his use of drugs and alcohol, sometimes affecting his work on stage and in the studio.