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Burt Bacharach

Legendary Burt Bacharach, composer, songwriter, arranger, pianist, and producer…RIP!

Text by Dawoud Kringle

Burt Bacharach

By Phil Guest from Bournemouth, UK

The music world is in mourning following the news of the death of Burt Bacharach.

Bacharach started his music career after he met Vic Damone in the army in 1950. He worked with Damone for three years following his discharge. In 1956, he got a break when, after working with several musicians, he was introduced to Marlene Dietrich. He worked as her arranger, conductor, and musical director, and toured the world with her.

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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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