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…

MFM Public Musicians Forum #5

“Musicians – we have to stop being so proud of being “very independent” and realize that: We are not alone. We are connected as in group of jazz musicians or, just group of musicians. Like it or not …… it has been the “negative stigma” placed on us as a “group”. Therefore, it is necessary for us to “join…

Jazz Musicians Meeting

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…

Steve Gordon Profile

“Make Music Your Business” #5 MFM Talk Series w. Steve Gordon

“Make Music Your Business” #5 MFM Talk Series w. Entertainment Attorney Steve Gordon in Conversation With Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi Date: October 19, 2017Time: 6pm to 7:30pm Ticket: $10 (free for MFM members)Location: WeWork Wall Street (110 Wall Street, NY, NY 10009) Steve Gordon will be the first invited entertainment attorney who will be talking with Musicians For Musicians (MFM) President Sohrab Saadat…