A community of musicians working together to
preserve the culture of music and
promote dignity, fairness, and democracy for musicians.


08/01/16 Official Business

Membership Meeting

east of I95 on Sunrise Blvd, in the Ft. Lauderdale branch of the Broward Library, next to Holiday Park

Meet with Local 655 officers and discuss your concerns...let us know how we can help you! We look forward to speaking with you.

08/01/16 Last Month at the Local

Several Music Performance Trust Fund concerts took place in our jurisdiction this past month.

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08/01/16 Member Profiles

Name:  David Ruttenberg

Instruments:  Multiple including keyboards, piano, drums, bass, guitars, vocals

Member Since: 2005

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08/01/16 Membership Benefits

Royalties without a Hit?

Perhaps a misnomer, but the outcome is the same...musicians who record under the AFM Sound Recording Labor Agreement (SRLA), in addition to any money paid as a result of their having performed on the original session, will receive additional compensation as a result of record sales. For the royalty artist, this is in addition to the royalties as provided for under the agreement with the record company. This is true whether or not the recording that the musician performed on is a "hit," or even released.

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