Los Angeles’ Professional Musicians Local 47 launches internet radio station, promotes union musicians.
The Professional Musicians Local 47 has launched the very first all-union radio station with internet Pro Music 47 Radio. The Los Angeles local of the American Federation of Musicians is the first to feature programming geared solely to promoting union musicians.
John Acosta, vice president of Local 47:
“This station will not only bring world-class talent to ears across the globe, but also demonstrate that union musicians and the union message are alive and well in the United States.”
Pro Music 47 Radio will feature eclectic programming spanning genres including jazz, big band, classical, New Age, zydeco, blues and more. The station will also program educational seminars relevant to musicians. All music selections will spotlight recordings by union musicians working under union terms and conditions.