Review: MFM Workshop “Make Music Your Business” #3 with Matthew Flaherty

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | July 4, 2016

Health Issues A Neglected Concern for Musicians is Addressed Date: June 27, 2016 Venue: WeWork Wall Street Review by Dawoud Kringle   The third MFM Workshop kicked off with MFM founder Sohrab Saadat Ladjavardi introducing the organization’s history, and statement of purpose. Saadat made an interesting point; music is not dying out. Musicians can make their situation work, despite […]

Review: MFM Workshop “Make Music Your Business” #2 with LegalShield

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | June 14, 2016

MFM’s 2nd Monthly Workshop Tackles Tough Legal Issues with the Help of LegalShield   Date: May 23, 2016 Venue: WeWork Wall Street Review by Dawoud Kringle On Monday, May 23rd, Musicians For Musicians (MFM) presented its second workshop: A legal workshop for musicians with LegalShield Associates, Mike Juliano and Brad Bolnick. LegalShield is a subscriber service […]

Review: MFM Workshop "Make Music Your Business" #1 With Mark Steiner (GigSalad)

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | May 1, 2016

Make Music Your Business #1: GigSalad A Good Business Model For Gigging Musicians Text by Dawoud Kringle Make Music Your Business #1 is Musicians For Musicians (MFM) first workshop featuring GigSalad.com founder Mark Steiner. GigSalad.com is an online service that connects entertainment buyers, event planners, venues, festivals, and other standard live music outlets (weddings, corporate events, memorial services, etc.) with musicians, […]

#3 MFM Open Meeting Minutes Report

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | March 4, 2016

Date: February 23, 2016 Location: CA Music Room (NY) Attendees: 4 7:15 – Sohrab began the meeting with a musical offering. 7:20 – Attendees introduced themselves. Copies of meeting agenda, mission statement & IRS 501(c)6 description were distributed. 7:25 – Sohrab explained a few details of the ambiguity of the legal status musicians have regarding categorize how they […]

MFM endorses "FREELANCERS TO COUNCIL: MAKE DEADBEAT COMPANIES PAY"

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | February 26, 2016

NYC Council’s Committee on Consumer Affairs Holds Hearing on Freelance Isn’t Free Act; Graphic Artists, Writers, Domestic Workers and more Rally at City Hall in Support of Bill 1.3 Million Freelancers in NYC; Average Lost to Nonpayment Epidemic: $5,968 / year WHAT: At press conference before NYC Council’s Consumer Affairs Committee hearing, gig workers rally behind bill […]

Next Open MFM Meeting This Month!

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | January 3, 2016

Date: Monday, January 25, 2016 Location: CA Music Room, 218 E. 25th Street (btw 3rd and 2nd Avenues), New York, NY 10010 Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm The first open MFM meeting of this year will be hosted by president and musician Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi and attended by some of the board members. The […]