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Bonehead
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Musicians Union

Post by Bonehead » Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:28 am

My view of the musicians union right now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWyCCJ6B2WE
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by GabeLangfur » Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:17 am

And what exactly do you expect the musicians union to do during a pandemic?
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by castrubone » Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:22 am

Bonehead wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:28 am
My view of the musicians union right now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWyCCJ6B2WE
They're lobbying lawmakers to provide economic relief for out of work musicians. It's a tough situation, but they're doing the best they can. Better to support their efforts than take shots at them.
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by Posaunus » Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:51 pm

castrubone wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:22 am
They're lobbying lawmakers to provide economic relief for out of work musicians. It's a tough situation, but they're doing the best they can. Better to support their efforts than take shots at them.
:good:
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by BassBoneFL » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:41 am

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Re: Musicians Union

Post by harrisonreed » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:43 am

Bonehead wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:28 am
My view of the musicians union right now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWyCCJ6B2WE
Looks better than Kansas. I never understood why she wanted to return to that terrible place...

Also, "Unions, if you can't beat them... Join them..."

Oh wai---
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by ddsbstrb » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:46 pm

See a thread about the Petrillo Fund from the AFM, which I posted today.

It is under the "Gigs" Topic Area.
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by Gary » Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:11 pm

harrisonreed wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:43 am
Bonehead wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:28 am
My view of the musicians union right now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWyCCJ6B2WE
Looks better than Kansas. I never understood why she wanted to return to that terrible place...
I was in Kansas once. I was driving from north Texas to Chicago. Didn't verge right when I was supposed to. :shock:
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by WGWTR180 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:34 am

Bonehead started something he couldn't finish.
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by dershem » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:07 am

castrubone wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:22 am
Bonehead wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:28 am
My view of the musicians union right now
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWyCCJ6B2WE
They're lobbying lawmakers to provide economic relief for out of work musicians. It's a tough situation, but they're doing the best they can. Better to support their efforts than take shots at them.
Yep.
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Re: Musicians Union

Post by ChadA » Mon May 04, 2020 9:56 am

The AFM is working on sideletters to current agreements that allow content to temporarily be created and distributed in non-traditional ways for orchestras/locals that want to sign onto them. This is critical to keeping audiences engaged when they can't be in the concert hall. Some scenarios also allow orchestras to generate a little revenue to help carry through the toughest times most of us have ever seen in the music industry.

That's just one way they're helping us through this. Perfect always? Nope, but who is? :)
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