Announcement

MFM Membership Drive Winter 2019

Membership Drive

Dear Board members, Supporters & ex-Free Members, First of all, Happy New Year! The new year is always a time of changes, looking back, and most importantly, looking ahead. Musicians for Musicians (MFM) is doing just that. As you doubtless read in our Membership Meeting Report (part 1 & part 2), MFM made an astonishing amount of…

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Roger Blanc joined the AC!

Roger Blanc

Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi Roger Blanc joined officially the AC and the MFM Family December 24th. Congrats and respect!  Many of you met him at almost all MFM Public Musicians Forums since November last year. Speaking about him: he’s a composer (nu music?), excellent guitar player and a member of following organizations: Local 802,…

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Attention: MFM’s President Official Statement Reg. the Music Modernization Act (MMA)

Since February – as the President of MFM and a 24/7 professional musician – I’ve been doing my “homework” reg. the Music Modernization Act (MMA). I’ve been talking about this bill to people from the music industry, musician advocacy organizations, my union, professional musicians around me and music activists. Trying to get an understanding of…

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Jazz Legend Billy Harper joined MFM's Board!!!

“Musicians – we have to stop being so proud of being “very independent” and realize that: We are not alone. We are connected as in group of jazz musicians or, just group of musicians. Like it or not …… it has been the “negative stigma” placed on us as a “group”. Therefore, it is necessary for us to “join…

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Ken Hatfield Joins the MFM Advisory Committee

Let’s welcome Ken Hatfield to the MFM Advisory Committee who brings a wealth of knowledge of “the business.” He’s been attending several MFM meetings and did a presentation on the Music Modernization Act issues last month. He shares with us the belief in a fair and sustainable musical eco-system in which all the participants share equally in the revenues generated…

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David Belmont Joined MFM's Board Of Directors Yesterday!

Let’s welcome David Belmont to our board of directors (BoD). He subs Paul Testagrossa who resigned yesterday due to his start up. Thanks Paul for the good work you have done. Good luck in your business! About David Belmont David Belmont (dobro, percussion) is a mixed media artist and community organizer living in New York City. An indie…

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