A sold-out crowd filled the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, Calif., earlier this summer to celebrate the 35th anniversary of specialty record label Varese Sarabande. Among the parade of film music…
A movement aimed at bringing more film and videogame scoring to L.A. has emerged and the AFM has been a primary target of criticism.
The American Federation of Musicians has reached a three-year deal on a successor contract with ABC, CBS and NBC covering live and recorded shows.
On Thursday night more than 500 musicians, composers and others active in the Hollywood music biz heard a panel of experts warn that film, TV and videogame scoring continues to leave L.A. because…
Network shows with live bands, including "The Tonight Show" and "Dancing With the Stars," were the subject of protests Tuesday by the American Federation of Musicians, which contends its performers…
Cameron Crowe's docu "The Union" chronicles the collaboration among Elton John, Leon Russell and T Bone Burnett in making the 2010 album "The Union."
Fifty-four years ago, Readers' Digest published an article about the American Federation of Musicians. Titled "The Union That Fights Its Workers," it attempted to explain how AFM leadership was…
The orchestra for the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" went back to work Friday after musicians' union Local 802 and Radio City Entertainment reached an agreement in the labor dispute that has kept…
Legislation that would grant collective bargaining rights to live performing artists and musicians drew predictable support and criticism at a House subcommittee hearing Wednesday.
Former American Federation of Musicians local 47 president Bernie Fleischer apparently has settled his libel and defamation of character suit against six people who opposed his 1990 reelection bid.