Billy Harper

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | January 17, 2018

Billy Harper (legendary jazz saxophonist)

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The Annual MFM Membership Meeting 2017 Report

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 16, 2017

MFM Rocks the Vote… Report by Dawoud Kringle (Photos by Dawoud and Sohrab) Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, MFM held it’s Annual Membership Meeting 2017. The meeting was held at the Brooklyn Music School (NY).  This was an important event, because it serves as a platform for MFM members to make their voices heard. The main…

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Review: MFM New Member Orientation November 2017

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | November 28, 2017

Date: November 27, 2017 Venue: WeWork Wall Street (NY) Review by Dawoud Kringle (Photos by Dawoud and Sohrab) The November 2017 MFM got off to a bang. I opened the meeting, and explained the origins of MFM. Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (MFM founder) augmented the presentation of the MFM mission of advocacy of musical professionalism. There…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Lakecia Benjamin

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 8, 2017

Lakecia Benjamin, jazz musician.

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Vijay Iyer

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | September 8, 2017
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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…

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