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The MFM Unity Ensemble Live In Harlem
June 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFREE
MFM has been invited by Make Music NY 2019 (http://www.makemusicny.org) to perform in their all-day event this Friday June 21. We view our involvement in the event as an extension of our overall mission, which is #UnityInTheMusicCommunity and #MakingMusicIsAProfession.
Our group is composed primarily of MFM leadership (including MFM President Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi) and will perform together on this occasion as The MFM Unity Ensemble (MUE). Performing live world jazz music involving structured improvisation based on key centers and specific meters and tempi, and drawing on a wide range of musical styles and traditions.
MUE will perform a 45-minute set on Friday June 21 at H&M Art (17 East 125th Street, b/w Fifth & Madison) between 4pm to 5pm.
The MUE consists of:
Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi on sax and vocals,
Billy Harper on sax,
David Belmont on dobro and percussion,
Roger Blanc on electric guitar,
Baba Donn Eaton on percussion, congas, harmonica and back vocals
We very much look forward to participating in this important musical event, and anticipate promoting our participation and the event itself via both online and broadcast media.
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