CD Review: VOYAGERS “Chasing Light”

Title: Chasing Light
Label: Lion Songs Rec
Music Genre: West African trad music

CD Review by Dawoud Kringle

MFM members are familiar with our brother Banning Eyre. (In July 2021, Eyre was the guest on an MFM webinar on bringing African music to the American music scene:

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Keyna Wilkins

CD Review: Keyna Wilkins and Jalal Mahamede “Set Me Free” – Musical improvisation to the poetry of a refugee in detention in Australia.

Keyna Wilkins & Jalal Mahamede Artist: Keyna Wilkins & Jalal Mahamede
 Set Me Free
Label: Artist release
Genre: Improvisation and spoken word
CD & Digital release:  November 2021

Review by Fiona Mactaggart

“I love my tears as much as my laughter. I need my tears as they ease my pain.”

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David Liebman

Report: MFM ZOOM Talk Event #1 with w. David Liebman and Chris Coluzzi

The Art of Skill: Establishing the Mindset For Unleashing the Music Inside You: Dave Liebman Talks About his Landmark Book.

Text by Dawoud Kringle

David LiebmanOn Monday, March 21st, 2022, MFM held its very first Music is Essential Zoom Talk. MFM member Chris Coluzzi spoke with the jazz legend David Liebman on the subject of his 2020 book The Art of Skill: Establishing the Mindset For Unleashing the Music Inside You.

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David Liebman

Musicians For Musicians Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Talk Event #1 w. Jazz Legend David Liebman (MFM) and Chris Coluzzi (MFM) Discussing His Book “The Art of Skill”

Date: Monday, March 21, 2022
Time: 5pm to 6:30pm (ET)
Venue:  ZOOM
Ticket: free
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Webinar description

The Art of SkillEstablishing the Mindset For Unleashing the Music Inside You MFM member Chris Coluzzi will be discussing David’s 2020 book filled with lessons learned from David’s journey as a jazz saxophonist, musician, jazz educator, music activist and human finding and developing his voice.  This talk should be of interest for musicians of all styles.

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