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Sylvain Leroux

Fundraiser: L’école Fula Flute

L’école fula flute is a Guinean music school founded by musician and MFM member Sylvain Leroux in 2014. When him inventing the chromatic tambin by adding three more finger holes to the existing three-hole tambin (or Fula flute) making this new flute capable of playing classical, jazz, or any style of music beyond the beautiful but limited traditional Phrygian scale. This gave him the idea that his new flute could be used to teach the fundamentals of music theory to children in Guinea.

“We have this little school in Guinea, L’école fula flute, that I got involved with and something beyond me happened, the kids profoundly responded to the flute, like if we plugged into a high-tension socket! Then, you donated and made it all possible.

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Musicians for Musicians and Eclectix Vol. 2

MFM and Eclectix Vol. 2 Featuring David Liebman and Eclectix Ensemble

An Evening of Jazz in Support of Professional Musicians with Tenor Sax Master David Liebman, and the Eclectix Ensemble, a Jazz Composers’ Quintet

Musicians for Musicians (MFM), a non-profit organization that advocates for and promotes a sustainable, professional career path for musicians, and Eclectix, a composers and musicians organization, will present an evening of jazz to bring together musicians, music industry professionals and music lovers.

This event is a follow up of a similar event held at Zinc Bar last year, which featured the Billy Harper Quintet and the E.C.O. Ensemble. The upcoming event is a continuation of a new tradition.

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11 Days of Global Unity

We, The World’s 11 Days of Global Unity, September 11- 21, 2019

11 Days of Global UnityThis year We, The World is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of 11 Days of Global Unity – 11 Ways to Change the World,a platform for changemakers that links local awareness and action programs into an inspiring international movement for peace, justice, sustainability and transformation.

In 2004, We, The World (at WE.net) brought together Amnesty International, United Religions Initiative and many other global partners to launch 11 Days of Global Unity. Participants have included Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Ralph Nader, Bill McKibben, Amy Goodman, Daniel EllsbergHazel HendersonArun Gandhi, Eve Ensler, Robert Thurman and many others.

Bravo…Rick Ulfik (founder of We, The World and the WE Campaign at WE.net)!!!!!!

MFM Endorsment: World Peace Earth Day Celebration & Benefit 2019

World Peace Earth Day

On Sunday April 21, 2019 (3:00 – 8:00 PM), Planet Heart presents its World Peace Earth Day Celebration & Benefit: Awakening Humanity’s Consciousness as One, Celebrating Our Planet, Healing Our Heart.

This will happen at 4 West 43rd Street (near 5th Avenue), Social Hall, New York, NY 10036.

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