MFM “SPEAKS OUT” Podcast EP 41 and EP 42: Bruce Lee Gallanter and Jeff Slatnick

“I find Joy in Discovery All the Time!” – Bruce Gallanter

In this episode of MFM Speaks Out, Dawoud Kringle interviews Bruce Lee Gallanter, the owner and proprietor of Downtown Music Gallery.

“I Like the Power of the Simple Expression of a Musical Idea.” – Jeff Slatnick

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MFM Public Musicians Forum

MFM ZOOM Talk Event #5 with Mario Guarneri (US) and Axel Mueller (Germany)

Musicians For Musicians (MFM) PresentsMusic Is Essential ZOOM Talk Event #5 with Mario Guarneri and Axel Mueller Speaking about “What now?…The Case for Relevance of Music”

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Time: 1pm to 2:30pm (ET)
Venue:  ZOOM
Ticket: free

Please register here:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckdeysqTIpGNMM4hktNQmFYuaZoKRMzFvt

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Report: MFM ZOOM Talk Event #4 with Keith Levenson and David Belmont

MFM Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Talk Event #4 with Keith Levenson and David Belmont Speaking about how to be the Music Director/Conductor of “The Who” and retain your sanity.

Report by Dawoud Kringle

On Wednesday, August 17, 2022, MFM presented its fourth Music Is Essential Zoom Talk. MFM vice president David Belmont facilitated a conversation with MFM Board member Keith Levenson. The focus of the Talk was on exploring the musical direction for the Broadway and Rock World, how to run your music as a business, and other aspects of Keith’s music life.

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Al Kooper

A Homage to Al Kooper and Blood, Sweat and Tears’ “Child is Father to the Man”

Text by Bruce Gallanter (Downtown Music Gallery, July 8th, 2022)

“The Modern Adventures of Plato, Diogenes and Freud” – Written by Al Kooper for the first album by Blood, Sweat and Tears, Child is Father to the Man

Father of my morning,
Once my child to the night
I see that you have minds to cop
And I can only watch the sickened sorrow

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