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King of the Kit - Lion King Drummer Swells with Union Pride

January 8, 2013
By Joe Maniscalco

Broadway wasn't even on Carter McLean's radar when he first started working at  legendary Manny's Music store in Manhattan just prior to 9/11. The self-taught musician  from Connecticut and lead Lion King drummer had just wrapped up his studies at the University at Colorado Boulder and was hoping to land a rock n' roll gig with someone like Sting, Peter Gabriel or Paul Simon. But then other folks in the Big Apple started noticing his chops.

'Book of Mormon' Is A Super Gig for Union Guitar Slinger

November 19, 2012
By Joe Maniscalco


After years of honing his craft, versatile guitarist Jake Schwartz has become an integral part of the hottest ticket on Broadway rocking out nightly in the orchestra pit of the Eugene O'Neil Theater with 'The Book of Mormon.' And he credits the union for helping him get there.

Justice for Jazz Artists

Justice for Jazz Artists

Stagehands Working for Single-Payer Health Care

Stagehands Working for Single-Payer Health Care

Unions Helps Raise $ for Camp Brooklyn

Unions Helps Raise $ for Camp Brooklyn

Hot 97's Summer Jam Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Hot 97's Summer Jam Sunday, June 5th, 2011

District 97 Presents

District 97 Presents

"Tony 'n Tina" Negotiations Resume After Union Protest

"Tony 'n Tina" Negotiations Resume After Union Protest

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