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MFM 1st Fundraiser

MFM’s 1st Fundraiser Campaign Seeking Your “Priceless” Contribution!

MFM FUNDRAISER SEEKS YOUR PRICELESS CONTRIBUTIONS! 

Musicians For Musicians (MFM) is a non-profit Musicians Rights organization established in 2015 by professional musician Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi. MFM seeks to elevate the work of all musicians to the level of a true profession, one recognized and appropriately rewarded by society; it’s a 501(c)(6) non-tax-deductible association with the right to lobby, and exists alongside (but separate from) the musicians union.

MFM’s first fundraiser, running from October 20 through November 20, 2020 reaches out to all musicians and music lovers for financial support in helping to realize MFM’s mission.

Please contribute here.

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Sal Cataldi

“MFM Speaks Out” Podcast EP 17 – Sal Cataldi on Surviving and Prospering as an Improvising Musician

“To me, there isn’t a middle zone between creative paths of improvisation and traditional paths… Musicians deserve to be compensated and deserve a decent environment to play their music.”  – Sal Cataldi

Sal cataldi

Photo courtesy of Sal cataldi

In this episode of the MFM Speaks Out, Dawoud Kringle interviews Sal Cataldi. Sal is a guitarist, composer, improviser, producer, a contributor to nysmusic.com, MFM member, and founder of Cataldi Public Relations Inc,”

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MFM-MPA Zoom Webinar

Report: MFM & MPA Joint ZOOM Webinar w. Adam Reifsteck (Teknofonic Recordings) and Jeffrey James (Jeffrey James Consulting)

MFM ‘s 2nd  ZOOM Webinar: “Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020.”

Report by Dawoud Kringle

On Thursday, September 17, 2020, MFM, in cooperation with the Manhattan Producers Alliance (MPA), presented its 2nd Zoom Webinar: Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020. The webinar was co-hosted by MFM member and co-producer / host of the MFM Speaks Out podcast Adam Reifsteck, founder of Teknofonic Recordings, and Jeffrey James, founder of Jeffrey James Consulting.

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MFM-MPA Zoom Webinar

MFM/MPA ZOOM Webinar: Effective Ways to Market and Promote Your Music in 2020

Music publicity and promotion, like building a fanbase, takes time, dedication, and effort. In this webinar discussion with Adam Reifsteck, founder of Teknofonic Recordings, and Jeffrey James, founder of Jeffrey James Consulting, we will uncover some of the best approaches when it comes to promoting your music and how to craft the perfect pitch to improve your chances at getting reviewed and your music noticed in today’s digital landscape.

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

REGISTRATION IS FREE AND OPEN TO MFM & MPA MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOGurDIsGNR-hpNjKDcNYJC6lYNDUCb0

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Photo by Dina Regine

CD Review: Maria Schneider “Data Lords”

“In the digital world, data lords, who are in a race to amass the entire world’s information, hypnotize us with conveniences, endless information at our fingertips, limitless entertainment, “curated” content, and endless other enticements. While many of those things offer us wonderful tools that enhance our lives and societies in mind-bending ways, a vast number of the enticements numb our minds and lure us into submissiveness.”Maria Schneider

Maria Schneider CD CoverArtist: Maria Schneider Orchestra
Title: Data Lord
Label: self published via Mariaschneider.com
Genre: jazz/protest songs

Featured photo above by Dina Regine

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