MiMFL’s 1st NYC Fundraiser

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mimfl-square-flyerMusic is My First Language has announced it will be holding it’s first New York fundraiser on March 22nd, 2014. The event will be held at Shapeshifter Lab, an event and performance space in Brooklyn starting at 6:30 pm. MiMFL is dedicated to inspiring positive social change through sustainable music education and empowerment programs to benefit the social-economic and musically disenfranchised.

The organization’s goal is to raise at least $25,000.

The evening will feature a live performance by Grammy-nominated jazz-fusion ensemble Groove Collective, known for their eclectic mix of R&B, funk, Latin, and Afrobeat; Jay Rodriguez, one of MiMFL’s founding members is also a lead educator in MiMFL’s program: and Swiss Chris, renowned drummer and educator, will also present a performance of Mali percussion. Other acts will include local kids and special surprise guests.

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About Ray Archie

Ray Archie is the Executive Director of Notes to the Soul, Inc. is infinitely the musicians’ advocate. It comes from the heart as Ray is also a musician who plays cello, bass, & piano and has performed internationally with Leonard Bernstein, Michael Tilson-Thomas, LSO, SF Symphony orchestra, & many others. Ray crosses the boundaries of classical, jazz, rock, hip-hop, and soul music. Ray is an award-winning musician who has toured extensively worldwide since age 12. He has over 30 years of music industry experience, 12 years of broadcast experience, created large-scale consumer-facing products and has set international standards for audio.