Now is the right time to become an American Federation of Musicians member. From ragtime to rap, from the early phonograph to today's digital recordings, the AFM has been there for its members. And now there are more benefits available to AFM members than ever before, including a multi-million dollar pension fund, excellent contract protection, instrument and travelers insurance, work referral programs and access to licensed booking agents to keep you working.

As an AFM member, you are part of a membership of more than 80,000 musicians. Experience has proven that collective activity on behalf of individuals with similar interests is the most effective way to achieve a goal. The AFM can negotiate agreements and administer contracts, procure valuable benefits and achieve legislative goals. A single musician has no such power.

The AFM has a proud history of managing change rather than being victimized by it. We find strength in adversity, and when the going gets tough, we get creative - all on your behalf.

Like the industry, the AFM is also changing and evolving, and its policies and programs will move in new directions dictated by its members. As a member, you will determine these directions through your interest and involvement. Your membership card will be your key to participation in governing your union, keeping it responsive to your needs and enabling it to serve you better. To become a member now, visit www.afm.org/join.

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Gig Lab 2.19

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Inspiring creativity, by showcasing products and services designed to optimize your music. 

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Practice Like a Professional

www.structuredpracticejournal.com is a web-based practice journal that keeps track of what you practice and makes recommendations to help you stay on track with YOUR priorities! SPJ has many features to help guide your students to better practice! Start your free 30 day trial today! Works on any device.


LEARN MUSIC FASTER

Halo Sport for musicians, is the first-ever brain stimulator to accelerate movement learning. The hours you spend rehearsing and practicing are only as efficient as how quickly your brain can learn through repetition. By using electric stimulation to prime the brain, Halo helps you improve faster. Click link below to get an additional $20 off the new and improved headset!

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Find New Fans for Your Jazz

JAZZIZ Inside Track is a new free service offered by JAZZIZ that gives you direct access to our editors, and to millions of new fans!

All you need to do is fill out this form here – https://www.jazziz.com/inside-track/

Your album will receive a listing in our new releases section, which our readers browse regularly to find out the latest in jazz. Your submissions will also be emailed directly to the editors at JAZZIZ for consideration in both the print magazine and for online coverage.

Share your music with JAZZIZ and we’ll help you share it with the world.


The Best-Designed Bows

For players of every style, station, and aspiration, CodaBow has created unsurpassed designs.  Whether performing Wagner in the pit, touring the country’s arenas, or rehearsing a 12-hour studio session, our designs ensure every player complete artistic freedom.  Learn more about your performance needs, design match, and bow companion by visiting codabow.com.

URL:
https://www.codabow.com/carbon-fiber-violin-cello-and-bass-bows/


Any Venue, Any Voice: Audix OM series vocal microphones

Each member of the Audix OM series of dynamic vocal microphones has its own unique strengths, but they all share three common features: low proximity effect offers improved clarity; superior off-axis rejection provides higher gain before feedback; and VLM™ diaphragm technology delivers natural sound with exceptional transient response.

https://audixusa.com/docs_12/range_intros/Dynamic_Vocal.shtml


Tour-Grade Power

D'Addario power base

The Professional Tour-Grade Power Base from D’Addario designed for the touring musician. It offers five standard-spaced outlets and three transformer-spaced outlets. The Power Base features a low, wide footprint in a sturdy metal housing that remains anchored in place no matter how many devices are plugged in.

Link: http://www.accessories.daddario.com







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