Continuing the charitable theme of Microsoft employees for the annual October Employee Giving Program, here is another for-charity product of a few gifted volunteers – an album recorded by Microsoft musicians. The last thing I expected to see is “Microsoft” as a record label.
In its fifth-year running, “Musicians at Microsoft: Opening Windows, Volume 5” is like the photobook equivalent for the musically-minded. Put together by works across many genres (rock, pop, electronic), it “is a compilation of work donated by Microsoft’s diverse community of musicians to support Music Aid Northwest.”
Although there isn’t anything there for my tastes, it’s nice to see such a variety of hobby groups at Microsoft come together for charitable causes. I’m still on the hunt for the Microsoft cat calendar people.