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Music Industry Comes Together On Pending Copyright Legislation

https://www.grammy.com/advocacy/news/music-industry-comes-together-pending-copyright-legislation

Organizations in unified support of music legislation

 

 

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NYTimes.com: Congress, It’s Time to Pay Musicians

www.nytimes.com/2018/01/28/opinion/congress-musicians-music-bus.html

 

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Instrument Donation Program Annual Report

Local 14 proudly supports the Albany Fund for Education’s Instrument Donation Program which has provided over 150 refurbished instruments for students in Albany Public Schools since 2014. If you have an instrument that you are not using, consider donating it to a student who may not otherwise have an opportunity to own, rent or play one. See the 2017 annual report on our Donate an Instrument page.

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Member Meeting Jan 29

Monday, January 29th
Meeting at 7PM; Buffet and Social @ 8PM
Maggie’s Cafe & Sports Grill
1186 Western Ave
Albany NY 12203

 

 

 

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Board Meeting Jan 24

The next board meeting will be held on Wed. Jan 24, 6:00 PM, at the Pine Hills Library, 517 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203.
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Happy New Year 2018

Best wishes from your Local 14 Officers and Executive Committee 2018-19:

John Van Voris, President (518) 669-2163
Linda Ellen Brown, Vice-President, Webmaster
Nat Fossner, Vice-President, Symphonic Services
Neil C. Brown Jr., Secretary-Treasurer (518) 439-6832
Diane Geddes, Recording Secretary, Referrals and Outreach 518-489-7652
Andrew Bisnett, Executive Committee
Cathryn Jones, Executive Committee
Patricia Melita, Executive Committee
Robert J. Rizzo, Executive Committee
Peter White
, Executive Committee
Carmen Lookshire, Special Advisor to the President

 

 

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Transition: Jerry Lonn

Our member, Jerry Lonnpassed away on November 20, 2017.  Services will be held at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Ave., Albany on Friday, December 1, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Sons of Israel Cemetery in Cranesville, N.Y. For directions or to leave a condolence message for the family, please visit, levinememorialchapel.com

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Montage: 120th Anniversary Celebration

 

 

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Membership Meeting Sept 11, 7PM @ The Orchard

Our next membership meeting will be held on Monday, September 11th, at the Orchard Tavern (back room), 68 N Manning Blvd, Albany, NY. The meeting will be at 7:00 PM, followed by our usual hot and cold buffet with socialization/networking at 8 pm.

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Jazz Appreciation Month Event Apr 30

April is National Jazz Appreciation Month!

Join us and celebrate Local 14’s J.A.M. 2017 with 4 spectacular jazz performances by AFM members at the Colonie Elks Lodge starting at 2pm. There is ample parking at the Elks Lodge on 11 Elks Lane, Albany, NY 12110-0756.

This event is free and open to the public.

2:00 – 2:40. Brian Axford Duo
2:55 – 3:35. Joe Finn Quartet
3:50 – 4:30. Steve Lambert Quartet
4:45 – 5:30. Nat Phipps Quintet

Lite fare and beverages are available for sale at the lodge.

Ella Fitzgerald: Featured Musician for 2017 Jazz Appreciation Month

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