Attention: MFM’s President Official Statement Reg. the Music Modernization Act (MMA)

Since February – as the President of MFM and a 24/7 professional musician – I’ve been doing my “homework” reg. the Music Modernization Act (MMA). I’ve been talking about this bill to people from the music industry, musician advocacy organizations, my union, professional musicians around me and music activists. Trying to get an understanding of…

Jazz Musicians Meeting

Review: Jazz Musicians Meeting #2 with Jazzman Billy Harper & Sohrab 

Text by Dawoud Kringle  MFM founder Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi and jazz virtuoso Billy Harper organized a Jazz Musicians Meeting. This is the second of such meetings. Attendees such as Joe Lovano, Billy Harper, Ray Blue, Jimmy Owens, Ken Hatfield, Roger Blanc, and MFM members Reggie Sylvester, Michael Moss and others made the event a remarkable success. The first thing that was noticeable was that…

MFM New Member Orientation November 2017

MFM New Member Orientation November 2017

MFM New Member Orientation November 2017 Date: Monday, November 27, 2017 Time: 5pm – 6pm Venue: WeWork Wall Street (Conference Room 6A), 110 Wall Street, NYC, NY 10005 The goal of the New Member Orientation (NMO) is to engage, inform, inspire, and mentor new members into lifelong members. NMO will be run by President Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi and Board member Paul Testagrossa. Before…

Steve Gordon

Review: MFM Presents “Make Music Your Business” #5 MFM Talk Series W. Steve Gordon

Entertainment Attorney Steve Gordon in conversation with Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi Review and photos by Dawoud Kringle On Thursday, October 19th, 2017, the latest installment of the MFM Talk Series was held at WeWork Wall Street, NYC. This installment featured the celebrated entertainment lawyer/author Steve Gordon.  Steve Gordon is an entertainment attorney with over 20 years of…

MFM Member Orientation August 2017

MFM New Member Orientation August 2017 Report

MFM Facing New Challenges Text by Dawoud Kringle In keeping with its forward thinking and progress oriented approach, MFM presented its second monthly orientation meeting. The meeting was held at WeWork on Wall street, NYC, on August 28th, 2017. It was well attended; and had the added honor of legendary musician Jimmy Owens in attendance.  The meeting got started a bit late. MFM president and…