Join us for a conversation between Jenna Andrews and Erica Krusen on mental health in the music industry.
MusiCares will begin offering free 30 minute Yoga sessions every Wednesday via Zoom. This is a unique opportunity only for MusiCares clients and we are excited to offer it to you! First class is Wednesday Feb 10th and continues every Wednesday. Attend every session or skip around; no commitment required. Sessions are led by a certified yoga instructor and no experience is necessary to join. Come move, breathe, and de-stress.
Join Muni Long, singer/songwriter and Torae, songwriter/media personality, as they share their stories of success and challenge around mental health and the black experience. Champions of normalizing the conversation about mental health, they will address the topic through two lenses; the pandemic/COVID and racial injustice. Resources specific for the black community will be discussed as well as time for q&a.
Whether you’re a creative yourself or working on an artist team, it’s important to understand how to authentically amplify an artist’s story and build a brand from the ground up. From developing your story, to the album cycle, to connecting off-platform, this session will feature industry experts from The Orchard and will discuss strategic ways to capture your artist's message through various channels.
Ryan Whitman, Associate Director, Digital Marketing (Moderator), The Orchard
Naji Grampus, Director, Urban Strategy, North America, The Orchard
Theizu Telewoda, Director, Video Services & Channel Management, The Orchard
Please join MusiCares during Black History Month with a dynamic panel of powerhouse artists, music industry professionals and medical experts in the discussion of dispelling the myths regarding Covid-19 and the vaccine.
Moderator: Jeriel Johnson, Executive Director of the Washington, DC Chapter of the Recording Academy currently oversees Academy Membership and Industry Relations for DC, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Medical expert - Dr. Garrick Baskerville who is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and the Founder of METSI Care. He received a B.S. degree in Biology from the Pennsylvania State University. He has practiced in Primary Care, Urgent Care, Sports Medicine, and Occupational Health (Worker's Compensation) for the past 13 years.
Artist/Singer/Songwriter/Rapper - Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh is an artist that any fan of gospel, jazz, soul and hip-hop needs to know. The Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and emcee is often playing a supporting vocalist role for The Roots, Erykah Badu, Common and many other big names in music.
Since 1985, DJ Jazzy Jeff has wowed us with his flawless turntable skills, innovative production and musical versatility. With the success of DJ Jazzy Jeff &the Fresh Prince, his acclaimed production company A Touch of Jazz, a DMC Championship and multiple GRAMMY and American Music Awards wins and nominations, DJ Jazzy Jeff proves time and again that he’ll always be a force to be reckoned with.