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MFM Presents: “Music Is Essential” ZOOM Webinar #6 – A Conversation with Attorney Barry Heyman, Esq. and Roger Blanc (MFM) Discussing Ways A Musician’s Musical Work Product Can Produce Revenue from Home During the Continuing Pandemic

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021
Time: 6pm to 7:15pm (ET)
Venue:  ZOOM
Ticket: free

Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqfu-srj4qHtL_9ukwtmJDCz9WjtFAy0LG

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“MFM Speaks Out” EP 24: Roger Blanc on Working as a Musician During a Pandemic

“We’re operating under a significant cloud… it is important to not only take care of yourself but support your fellow musicians in any way that you can.” – Roger Blanc

Roger BlancIn this episode of MFM Speaks Out, Adam Reifsteck interviews composer, guitarist, and MFM Board member Roger Blanc about navigating today’s music industry landscape, adapting and finding ways to work as a musician during the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of music rights advocacy, and his involvement with MFM.

The following music is featured in this episode:

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Jazz Ladies – Part 1: Emily Remler

 “In her brief ten year span as a recording artist (ending with her death at the age of 32 in 1990), Emily Remler not only proved that a female jazz guitarist could be the technical equal of any male counterpart, but also that she possessed the intensity and conviction of a true leading musical voice. Her early departure from the scene is tragic, and her legacy as both an artist and a person should be forever maintained in our collective memory.” –  Roger Blanc (MFM Board member, guitarist and composer)

Text by Dawoud Kringle

Most of you who read this are musicians. You can probably name a good number of female musicians. Maybe you are a female musician.

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MFM and Eclectix Vol. 2 Featuring David Liebman and Eclectix Ensemble

An Evening of Jazz in Support of Professional Musicians with Tenor Sax Master David Liebman, and the Eclectix Ensemble, a Jazz Composers’ Quintet

Musicians for Musicians (MFM), a non-profit organization that advocates for and promotes a sustainable, professional career path for musicians, and Eclectix, a composers and musicians organization, will present an evening of jazz to bring together musicians, music industry professionals and music lovers.

This event is a follow up of a similar event held at Zinc Bar last year, which featured the Billy Harper Quintet and the E.C.O. Ensemble. The upcoming event is a continuation of a new tradition.

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