MFM New Member Orientation November 2017

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | November 2, 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 […]

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

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | October 25, 2017

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 New Member Orientation October 2017

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | October 23, 2017

MFM New Member Orientation October 2017 Date: Monday, October 30, 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 […]

Review: MFM New Member Orientation September 2017

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 29, 2017

Date: September 25th 2017 Venue: WeWork Wall Street (NY) Review by Dawoud Kringle The MFM Orientations are a platform for new members, or for those interested in MFM membership. They are held on the last Monday of each month. However a deviation from this occurred on Monday, September 25th 2017. The meeting was not attended […]

Lakecia Benjamin

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 8, 2017

Lakecia Benjamin, jazz musician.

Vijay Iyer

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 8, 2017

Kay Takeda (Lower Manhattan Culture Council)

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 8, 2017

Kay Takeda joined LMCC as Director of Grants & Services in March 2005. Prior to LMCC, she worked with Arts International, where she oversaw a roster of national grant programs providing support for visual and performing artists working internationally; and with the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor, where she managed a contemporary […]

MFM New Member Orientation August 2017 Report

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 2, 2017

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 […]

A New Friend: The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 1, 2017

MFM welcomes The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) – which is a non-profit arts service organization whose mission is to cultivate, support and promote the works of artists and arts organizations in northern Manhattan – as a new MFM “friend.” Yesterday I had a meeting with acting Director Joanna Castro at her Inwood office discussing with her […]

Review: MFM New Member Orientation #1

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | July 26, 2017

(From left: Marc Schmied (MFM member), Eve Harrison (MFM supporter) and Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (MFM President) We are the vanguard of the next stage of the history of the music business… Text and photos by Dawoud Kringle   Often, a new or potential member of Musicians for Musicians will find oneself adrift, not sure what’s happening in […]