Music Workers Alliance

MUSICAL ARTISTS CALL FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE IN THE DIGITAL DOMAIN  At market closing on April 10th, while tens of thousands of musicians and DJs across the country tried to access unemployment benefits, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Larry Page of Google/Youtube had earned $6.2 billion and $3.6 billion, respectively, for the week, according to Forbes.…

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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…

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2017 JJA Jazz Awards Winner this year: Arturo O’Farrill’s AFRO LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA! The Jazz Journalists Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the best use of media of all kinds –new and old, online and off– to tell the story of jazz and develop new jazz audiences. The JJA conducts online training programs…

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Mario, thanks for your contribution! Respect! MFM got a new friend and future ally: musician and activist Mario Guarneri (founder and artistic director of Jazz in the Neighborhood in San Francisco). Thanks Ellen Seeling (JazzWomen and Girls Advocates) for bringing us together! Yesterday I had a long friendly telephone conversation with Mario. During the conversation we covered…

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