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MFM ZOOM Talk Event #8 w. Grammy Award Winner Arturo O’Farrill and Zack O’Farrill

Musicians For Musicians (MFM) Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Talk Event #8 with MFM Members Arturo O’Farrill and Zack O’Farrill Speaking on the founding, current work, and vision of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, Arturo’s activism, and the intertwined histories of latin music and jazz.

Date: Friday, December 16, 2022
Time: 5pm to 6:30pm (ET)
Venue:  ZOOM
Ticket: free

Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdO-trzorHNSF2dK3NhLOBqcTVRYHmvKz

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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 #2 with Michael Harrison and Roger Blanc

Musicians For Musicians (MFM) Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Talk Event #2 with Michael Harrison and Roger Blanc Sharing an Experiential Workshop with Indian Ragas. 

Report by Dawoud Kringle

Michael HarrisonOn Thursday Aug 11, 2022, MFM presented its second Music is Essential Zoom Talk. The guest was composer/pianist Michael Harrison

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Report: MFM ZOOM Talk Event #3 with Bassists Jerome Harris and Randy Landau

On Monday July 18th, 2022, MFM hosted the latest Music is Essential ZOOM webinar: “Bass: The Joys of the Bottom Line” Special guest speakers were bassists Jerome Harris and Randy Landau .

Jerome Harris and Randy LandauJerome Harris first major professional performing experience came as bass guitarist with the iconic jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins in 1978. Harris has played on over seventy recordings and performed on six continents, working with Jack DeJohnette, David Krakauer, Bill Frisell, Paul Motian, Leni Stern, Martha Redbone, Ray Anderson, Julius Hemphill, Amina Claudine Myers, Ned Rothenberg, Oliver Lake, and many others.
He has taught at Hampshire College, William Paterson University, Lehman College (City University of New York), and the Alternative Guitar Summit Camp. Harris
 is also a music activist functioning as MWA’s President and has been a member of Local 802 for a while.

Randy Landau has been free lancing, for the most part, in NYC since 1978.Jerome Harris and Randy Landau
He has worked with Chuck Berry, Paul Anka, David Ruffin, Eddie Kendrick, Loretta Devine,Patti LaBelle, James Taylor, Bette Midler, Dave Stewart, Kelli O’Hara, Anika Noni Rose, to Larry Coryell, L. Subramanium, Gary Burton, and New York Voices. Randy’s many Broadway and national-tour credits include The Bridges of Madison County, First Date, Ghost: The Musical, Billy Elliot: The Musical, High Fidelity, In My Life, Spamalot, Legally Blonde, Man of La Mancha, Bombay Dreams, Rent, City of Angels, Aida, and many more. Landau has played on all the cast recordings of Jason Robert’s band’s 
Songs For A New World, and The Last 5 Years. He released two solo albums, Wearing Someone Else’s Clothes, and How We React and how We recover. Randy’s next collaboration with JRB will be The Connector, which will have its debut in winter of 2023. He is also playing with the local Orchestral bass chair for The Who, and beginning a production of Tom Kitt and Cameron Crow’s Almost Famous, opening on Broadway fall of 2022. Landau is also a member of MFM and of the Local 802.

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