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JazzBoston Hosts Hometown Musicians: What's <i>Your</i> Jazz?

Saturday / September 25, 2010 / 12:00 p.m.
JazzBoston Booth
Columbus Avenue
Boston
MA
United States

JazzBoston hosts Boston-based musicians for informal conversations with fans. The lineup will change every hour throughout the day, so stop by often. Then step into the JazzBoston TV studio and record your answer to the question, "What's your jazz?" Visit jazzboston.org for details.

Admission: 
Free

Envisioning 21st-Century Music Business Models: Marketing Through Social Media

Thursday / April 15, 2010 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Innovative marketing is about creating positive, memorable customer experiences at every touch point. Find out how leading digital marketing experts leverage web technology and use social media to promote their music clients, as well as their own companies. Learn how they empower musicians and creatively engage music consumers to generate buzz that transforms customers into powerful word-of-mouth marketers. Explore when to do it yourself, when to outsource, and what interactive strategies are most effective. These leading music industry executives are the marketing minds behind many successful acts including:

  • Nine Inch Nails
  • John Legend
  • Plain White T's
  • David Bowie
  • Elvis Costello
  • Morphine
  • Linkin Park
  • T-Pain
  • Kix Brooks
  • Los Tigres del Norte
  • G. Love

Panelists

  • Alex Lieu, Chief Creative Officer, 42 Entertainment
  • John Hammond, Vice President Marketing, The Musebox
  • Ben Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Ourstage
  • Peggy Dold, Chief Executive Officer, Navigation Partners
  • Kevin McKiernan, President, Creative License

This event is open to the public. Presented by the Music Business Department, Professional Education Division, and Berklee. Moderated by Paul Resnikoff, publisher and editor, Digital Music News. Learn more about the event.

 

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An Evening with Entrepreneurs

Wednesday / October 21, 2009 / 6:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

A music industry panel discussion.

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The Business of Hip-Hop Symposium

Monday / October 5, 2009 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Mentoring Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs: A panel discussion with some of hip-hop/urban music's top executives discussing their own career paths and methods for shaping industry success and creating new leadership and paradigms.

The panel follows a special performance by Raydar Ellis's Hip-Hop and J. Dilla Ensemble students, featuring Dawaun Parker '04. Panelists include:

  • Carlos "Tone Capone" Acosta and Shanti Das, Universal/Motown executive vice president
  • James "Big Hawk" Hawkins, vice president of West Coast marketing from the Source
  • Mike Trammel '96 of High School Jamz, former EMI, BMG, Jive, and PolyGram Urban marketing executive
  • Prince Charles Alexander, multi-Grammy winner and Berklee Music Production and Engineering professor, formerly of Bad Boy and Virgin Records
  • Dawaun Parker '04 of Aftermath (Dr. Dre's label)

There will be extensive opportunity for Q&A. Sponsored by the Office of the President, the Faculty Development Office, the Professional Education Division, and the Office of Cultural Diversity.

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JazzBoston Hosts BeanTown Performers, Asks What's YOUR Jazz?

Saturday / September 26, 2009 / 12:00 p.m.
JazzBoston Booth
Columbus Avenue
Boston
MA
United States

JazzBoston hosts Boston-based BeanTown performers and other hometown musicians for informal conversations with fans. The lineup will change throughout the day, so stop by often. Then step into the JazzBoston TV studio and record your answer to the question, "What's YOUR jazz?" Visit jazzboston.org for details.

Admission: 
Free

Women in Music Panel with Cris Williamson

Wednesday / April 8, 2009 / 2:30 p.m.
The Loft
939 Boylston St.
Boston
MA
United States
Cris Williamson

The Women In Music Panel discussion–moderated by Beth Denisch, associate professor of composition, and including Cris Williamson, associate voice professor Didi Stewart, and voice instructor Rhiannon– will center on the emergence of women's music in the 1960s and 1970s.  

Read more about the event and Williamson .

Admission: 
free

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