A Workshop About Music Activism and Jazz for Peace™ Grant Programs for Musicians and their Projects
Jazz artist, educator and Jazz for Peace™ founder Rick DellaRatta will be leading a special workshop for MFM members and aspiring musicians on making music and business go hand in hand.
In the 1st part of the workshop Rick will provide real world advice using his experiences collected from his professional music career and activism. He believes music and activism go hand in hand
In the 2nd part of the workshop he will talk in detail about the Easy 3 Step Process that over 850 outstanding organizations and causes have used to obtain funding approval for the Jazz for Peace Foundation Empowerment Grant and demonstrate how these exact same steps can be followed by any musician to obtain the same sustainable funding for his or her career, ensemble or upcoming musical projects.
The Jazz for Peace Foundation Empowerment Grant provides both a World Class Cultural Event in one’s city, on a date chosen by oneself, along with the staffing, event coordinating experience and expertise to help ”Grow your Empowerment Tree!”, leading to historic events in the USA, Africa, India, Haiti, Brazil, Europe, Canada, Scandinavia, Nepal, Pakistan and Mexico.
Now, as detailed in this latest article from Grant Watch, Jazz for Peace has extended their Grant Programs to include musicians and their musical projects.
To Make the most out of this presentation:
- Read the latest article – Click HERE.
- Watch the Introductory Video – Click HERE.
About Rick DellaRatta
Rick DellaRatta, a New York based international jazz pianist, vocalist and composer, has performed in legendary jazz clubs such as Ronnie Scotts, The Blue Note, Birdland and The Five Spot and at various festivals around the world, such as The Savannah Jazz Festival, Ottawa International Jazz Festival, The Sofia Jazz Festival in Bulgaria and The Taketa Jazz Festival in Japan.
Rick is currently sharing his musical message worldwide through his “Jazz for Peace World Tour”. The tour is scheduled to include The United States, The Middle East, The United Kingdom, Asia, Europe and South Africa.
His unique and original piano playing and composing has been compared in print to Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Keith Jarrett, Horace Silver, while his signature vocal sound and style has been likened to Chet Baker, Billy Holiday, Joao Gilberto, and Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Date: September 27, 2016
Time: 5pm to 6:30pm
Ticket: free (RSVP here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mfm-workshop-make-music-your-business-6-with-rick-dellaratta-tickets-27604578036)
Location: WeWork Wall Street (110 Wall Street, NY, NY 10005)
Expected attendees: limited to up to 50 people
About Musicians For Musicians (MFM)
By coming together and tapping the creative power of the professional musician community, MFM strives to find realistic solutions for those who choose to make music for a living. MFM is created to facilitate the conversation, nurture a supportive community, and give professional musicians the resources they need to support themselves with their craft.
By enabling a sustainable lifestyle for musicians, society at large will be enriched with better music!