May 4, 2006
BMI Fetes Congressman ConyersCongressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Minority Member of the House Judiciary Committee and Dean of the Congressional Black Caucus, was the guest of honor at a recent fundraiser hosted by BMI at the Friar Club in New York City.
|Comedian Freddie Roman, BMI's Fred Cannon, Congressman John Conyers, former NYC mayor David Dinkins, jazz artist Ron Carter and BMI's Del Bryant|
Among the more than 50 party-goers celebrating with the 40-year legislative veteran were BMI President & CEO Del Bryant, BMI Government Relations Senior VP Fred Cannon, the Honorable David Dinkins, former mayor of New York City, Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) and BMI jazz artist Ron Carter, who sat in on a few tunes with the performing jazz trio.
|Minority Chief of Staff & Counsel Perry Apelbaum, BMI's Fred Cannon, Congressman John Conyers, BMI's Del Bryant, lobbyist Mike Remington, and former Register of Copyrights Ralph Oman|
An avid jazz fan, Congressman Conyers is a long-time supporter of BMI's efforts in protecting the rights of songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music.
|BMI's Fred Cannon, Congressman Kendrick Meek (D-FL) and BMI's Del Bryant|