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William Deresiewicz

“MFM Speaks Out” Podcast EP 18 – William Deresiewicz on How Musicians Can Survive in the Digital Age

“Now is the time to organize…[in the face of the pandemic] as inequality and workers issues get put on the table more, artists need to make sure they are not left out of the conversation.” – William Deresiewicz

William DeresiewiczIn this episode of the MFM Speaks Out, Adam Reifsteck interviews William Deresiewicz, a leading critic of the arts and contemporary culture and New York Times bestselling author about his new book, The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech – specifically, what he learned from artists that are managing to make a living today in this digital era, how exploitation and instant gratification have changed our perceptions of art, and the importance of coming together as a community to stop the exploitation of musicians and creatives by Silicon Valley.

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The Wayne Shorter Quartet delivered once again, what Jazz stands for!!!

Date: February 9, 2011
Venue: Town Hall (NY)

Reviewed by Roberto Romeo 

Jazz used to be the free form of music, but the various marketing strategies have somehow tarnished this reality. On Wednesday, at Town Hall, The  Wayne Shorter Quartet delivered once again, (actually to a higher level) what Jazz stands for.

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