MFM Public Musicians Forum #20

MFM Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Webinar #4 w. MFM Members Richard Miller and Stephen Johnson Speaking of the Rhythmic and Harmonic History of Brazilian Music from Choro to Bossa Nova

By David Belmont | March 20, 2021

Date: Friday, March 26, 2021 Time: 7pm to 8pm EST Venue:  ZOOM Ticket: free Please RVSP to Richard Miller: balancedguitar@gmail.com About the Webinar Join us for a dynamic tour of the Brazilian / American musicology and evolution; how ‘Jazz’ found ‘Samba’ and how the  two became the wonderful exotic lovers that  inspired the world in the Sixties and beyond. Richards study…

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MFM Public Musicians Forum #20

Report: MFM and MPA ZOOM Webinar #3 w. Eleni Lomvardou and Christopher North

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | March 12, 2021

The Art of Hearing what you See – Composing Music for Film, Television, Theatre, and Dance Review by Dawoud Kringle On Sunday, March 7th, 2021, Musicians for Musicians, in collaboration with the Manhattan Producers Alliance presented its newest webinar; The Art of Hearing what you See – Composing Music for Film, Television, Theatre, and Dance.…

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Report: MFM ZOOM Webinar #2 with Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | February 6, 2021

On Friday, January 29, 2021, MFM presented “’Music Is Essential’ ZOOM Webinar #2 with Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde Speaking About Caribbean Drumming in America.” Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde is a master percussionist. He performed and / or recorded with The Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Maurice Hines, Gregory Hines, Andy Williams, Chuck…

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The MFM Board wishes all of our members a Better and a Brighter New Year in 2021!

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | January 1, 2021

Dear MFM Family, Though most of us would agree 2020 wasn’t our favorite year, there have been harder times than this, and somewhere, someone’s having a harder time than we are right now. Music is an essential component of the human experience, and musicians are the “bringers” of that experience to mankind. What we do…

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2021: A Glimpse into the Future?

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 25, 2020

By Ken Hatfield (AC member) As 2020 mercifully comes to an end, a flurry of changes to the ways content creators will be remunerated when our works are monetized in the digital domain are on the horizon. Among these are some that are better known than others, including the previously passed legislation we at MFM…

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2020 MFM Annual Membership Meeting Report

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 25, 2020

By Dawoud Kringle On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, Musicians For Musicians held its annual Membership Meeting to present the state of MFM in the year 2020. The meeting was held via Zoom conference (in observation of social distancing). The first order of business was the membership votes on the Board of Directors. David Belmont tallied…

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Let’s Welcome The President and the Board Members for the Year 2021

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 13, 2020

President Sohrab Saadat Ladjvardi (musician, composer, leader of the music collective SoSaLa, educator, editor; and music activist.) Board of Directors Billy Harper (Jazz musician, band leader and educator) David Belmont (multi instrumentalist, producer, label owner and political activist) Mario Guarneri (jazz and classical musician and President of the non-profit JAZZ IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD organization) Keith Levenson (composer and music director…

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MFM’s 1st Fundraiser Campaign starts Oct. 20th Seeking Your “Priceless” Contribution!

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | October 19, 2020

MFM FUNDRAISER SEEKS YOUR PRICELESS CONTRIBUTIONS!  Musicians For Musicians (MFM) is a non-profit Musicians Rights organization established in 2015 by professional musician Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi. MFM seeks to elevate the work of all musicians to the level of a true profession, one recognized and appropriately rewarded by society; it’s a 501(c)(6) non-tax-deductible association with the…

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Report: MFM & MPA Joint ZOOM Webinar w. Adam Reifsteck (Teknofonic Recordings) and Jeffrey James (Jeffrey James Consulting)

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 27, 2020

MFM ‘s 2nd  ZOOM Webinar: “Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020.” Report by Dawoud Kringle On Thursday, September 17, 2020, MFM, in cooperation with the Manhattan Producers Alliance (MPA), presented its 2nd Zoom Webinar: Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020. The webinar was co-hosted by MFM member and…

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MFM Got A Nu T-Shirt On Sale! A Skull?!

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | August 31, 2020

GREAT NEWS!!!! MFM Got a New T-shirt for Sale.” A Skull…?! WUNDERBAR! This t-shirt is not just a merch, but also a passive communication tool to reach out to the public and advocate MFM’s mission. It is very provocative and will make people look at the wearer. Reg. the skull: it represents all musicians no…

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