• NEW YORK MUSIC MONTH EXTENDED PLAY
    JAN – JUNE 2021
    New York City’s official celebration of its music scene, offering free classes, workshops, performances, and talks to support artists, industry, and fans during the pandemic. Explore
  • Resources for Musicians New York Music Month Extended Play offers free resources to support musical artists during the pandemic. Hone your craft and sharpen your business skills with workshops and classes taught by industry leaders. Explore
  • Performances + Workshops Tune into NYC’s soundtrack from your home. Learn to create your own music or record a podcast. Hear from up-and-coming NYC artists and join in discussions with other fans – all for FREE. Explore
  • NYMM TALKS Just because you’re socially distant, doesn’t mean you have to be out of the loop. Join the conversation as experts delve into the challenges and opportunities facing the music industry. Explore

New York Music Month has now been extended to six months and is online and free in order to support our music community during the pandemic. New York Music Month Extended Play is a way for musicians, industry, and fans to tune into New York’s one-of-a-kind music scene safely from their homes. Learn to create your own music or record a podcast, hear from up-and-coming NYC artists, take a masterclass from industry experts, or join a workshop to hone your music business skills – all for free. 

This January through June, get tuned in with New York Music Month Extended Play!

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  • 21Apr
    A Master Class on Laptop Production: From Nothing to Something
    Producer & Engineer Committee of the Recording Academy’s NY Chapter Presents: NYMMEP 2021 Master Class Studio Sessions

    In this class with multi-platinum music producer Jerry Wonda, students will learn:

    • How to produce a song by using a laptop with VSP and software programs including ProTools, Logic, Ableton, FL Studio, Akai MPC, etc.
    • How to turn a “loop” from a “bucket sound” into a fully produced and structured song using drum patterns, synthesizers, and finalized and pre-cleared vocals from various artists including Wyclef, Ras Baraka, and Cokah.
    • The importance of online collaboration with producers, songwriters, artists, musicians, and engineers, as well as efficiently managing your workflow.
    Address: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nymmep-2021-a-master-class-on-laptop-production-from-nothing-to-something-tickets-133785260315
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    12:00 PM
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    01:00 PM
  • 21Apr
    BMHC Percussion Discussion: Water Drum

    Bronx Music Heritage Center’s April episode of its monthly series, Percussion Discussion, will feature the water drum used by women in the West African Basamung tradition. Co-artistic director, Bobby Sanabria, will moderate the discussion with Gambian artists Salieu Suso and Sunkary Kamaso.

    Address: www.facebook.com/BxMusic
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    08:00 PM
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    09:30 PM
  • 22Apr
    Amplifying Voices: Who’s Composing Orchestral Music Today And How Can We Make It More Inclusive?

    Hear from composers and representatives of the orchestral world about how we can support and promote symphonic music which better reflects the diverse communities of NYC. What are the barriers for composers and what can the leaders of major institutions do to transform the current and future landscape?

    Confirmed speakers: Composer Jessie Montgomery with more to be announced soon.

    Address: https://www.newmusicusa.org/new-music-usa-nymm-mome/
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    05:00 PM
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    06:00 PM
  • 22Apr
    Val Kinzler Band Live At The Bitter End NYC

    Award winning singer, songwriter and founder of NYC Women Who Rock’s community concert series Val Kinzler and her band of veteran rockers will play the historic Bitter End for their 60th anniversary! Information and tickets: http://www.valkinzler.com
    http://www.instagram.com/nycvalkyrie

     

    Address: http://www.bitterend.com
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  • 28Apr
    BMHC Music by the Book: Prof. Rafael Aponte Ledée

    Bronx Music Heritage Center’s monthly series, Music by the Book, will talk with musician and Puerto Rican composer, Prof. Rafael Aponte Ledée, considered one of the most important contemporary classical composer, to discuss his book El Ombligo de la Plena with BMHC’s co-artistic director Bobby Sanabria. This interview will be conducted in Spanish.

    Address: www.facebook.com/BxMusic
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    08:00 PM
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    09:30 PM