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An union musician since 1975, the “guitar player’s guitar player” talks about union gigs providing steady work, residuals and a pension.
A new three-year contract with increased wages, protected pension and healthcare contributions, and groundbreaking new media residuals was reached with American Public Media.
The Nashville Local 257 member on making music with her heroes.
Legislation introduced today would close a loophole in copyright law and help ensure pre-1972 musicians are paid for their recordings.
The Philadelphia Orchestra’s assistant principal bassist co-founded a nonprofit that engages, educates and inspires young musicians.
AFM President Ray Hair called on musicians to work together at the 4th International Orchestra Conference. We can negotiate fairness with employers by working in unity—just as strength and harmony arise from unity when we perform.
The Atlanta Local 148-462 member discusses his 50 plus-year career from starting out in Memphis to winning his first Grammy in February.
Unions and employers joined together to urge Congress to fund the NEA, NEH, and CPB in the next federal budget.
Since forming as teenagers, the Michigan AFM members have had a crash course in the music business.