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Seattle’s Fair Trade Music

You’ve heard the term fair trade.  It applies to everything from clothing to coffee to chocolate. And to music. Recently in Seattle, local musicians struck a fair trade agreement with some participating music venues and the city to create a set of guidelines for musician pay and equipment standards.

Episode 1 – Nate Omdal is a Seattle area musician, composer and community organizer for Fair Trade Music Seattle.

Episode 2 – Motter Snell is the president of the Musicians Association of Seattle Local 76-493.

Episode 3 – Julie Tall is the owner of a Fair Trade Music venue, Capitol Cider.

Episode 4 – Seattle City Councilmember, Nick Licata is the co-sponsor of the Fair Trade Music Day resolution.

Episode 5 – Nate Omdal is a Seattle area musician, composer and community organizer for Fair Trade Music Seattle.

Producers: Yuko Kodama and Ruth Bly

Music: Kevin MacLeod – ‘As I Figure’

Image: Courtesy of Fair Trade Music Seattle