New York City-based Mike Forfia is a musician, a teacher and career adviser, and a design thinker. While seemingly very different, these jobs have one thing in common: they all fascinate him in one way or another. Besides that, as a bass player, "The role I'm usually playing is to make sure everyone around me has what they need," he says. In all his various roles, he supports others, and enjoys doing it.
In this interview, he talks about the many aspects of his career, including his performing life and previous gigs on cruise ships and in the South Pacific; his current job as music director at Citylight Church in Astoria, Queens; and the work he did while pursuing his master's degree in jazz and contemporary media at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.
At the end of the episode, you'll hear “When The Blues Leave” and “Beautiful Love" from the album “Mike Forfia: Live with Friends 2017.”
For more, visit https://www.mikeforfia.com/.
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