Report: MFM ZOOM Webinar #9 w. Banning Eyre

MFM Presents Music Is Essential Webinar #9 with Banning Eyre – Expanding Our Conception of the Guitar in Africa Report by Dawoud Kringle On Friday, April 29, 2022, MFM presented its ninth Music is Essential webinar with Banning Eyre (VOYAGERS guitarist, author, photographer, Senior Producer for the Peabody Award-winning public radio series Afropop Worldwide, and MFM AC member.) The…

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Report: MFM ZOOM Webinar #8 with Royal Hartigan

Royal Hartigan

MFM Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Webinar #8 with Royal Hartigan Speaking about “The Inner Pulse of West African Rhythms” “This music helps us to get through the insanity of this life with a heart.” – royal hartigan By Dawoud Kringle On Tuesday, January 25th, 2022, MFM presented its 8th Music Is Essential Webinar. This episode,…

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Report: MFM ZOOM Webinar #5 with Banning Eyre

Banning Eyre

Banning Eyre on Bringing African Music into the American Music Scene Text by Dawoud Kringle On Thursday, July 15th, 2021, MFM presented its fifth webinar in the Music is Essential series. This one featured Banning Eyre, and the discussion centered around bringing African music into the American music scene. MFM advisory committee member Banning Eyre is…

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Report: MFM ZOOM Webinar #2 with Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde

Baba Donn Eaton

On Friday, January 29, 2021, MFM presented “’Music Is Essential’ ZOOM Webinar #2 with Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde Speaking About Caribbean Drumming in America.” Baba Donn Eaton Babatunde is a master percussionist. He performed and / or recorded with The Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, Maurice Hines, Gregory Hines, Andy Williams, Chuck…

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