By Ken Hatfield (AC member) As 2020 mercifully comes to an end, a flurry of changes to the ways content creators will be remunerated when our works are monetized in the digital domain are on the horizon. Among these are some that are better known than others, including the previously passed legislation we at MFM…

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MFM Public Musicians Forum #16 Report Date: July 24, 2019 Venue: WingSpan Arts (NY) By Dawoud Kringle On Wednesday, July 24th, 2019, MFM held its Public Musicians Forum #16 at Wingspan Arts in New York City led by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (President) and Billy Harper (MFM Board). The meeting began with a discussion of the Case…

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Text by Dawoud Kringle  MFM founder Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi and jazz virtuoso Billy Harper organized a Jazz Musicians Meeting. This is the second of such meetings. Attendees such as Joe Lovano, Billy Harper, Ray Blue, Jimmy Owens, Ken Hatfield, Roger Blanc, and MFM members Reggie Sylvester, Michael Moss and others made the event a remarkable success. The first thing that was noticeable was that…

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