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The Washington Post: She Sang ‘Killing Me Softly’ before Roberta Flack. Now She Just Wants You to Hear Her Side of the Story.
Professor Joe Bennett and Don Gorder, chair of the Music Business/Management Department, spoke to the Washington Post about Lori Lieberman, who is fighting to be recognized as the writer of the song "Killing Me Softly with His Song."
Forbes interviewed Women in Music president Nicole Barsalona and mentioned the Women in Music/Berklee report "Women in the U.S. Music Industry: Obstacles and Opportunities" in their story about gender discrimination and the Recording Academy.
Berklee honors Ayanna Pressley, the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress, at the Unsung Heroes Award Ceremony.
Business Insider: A music artist says Apple Music pays her 4 times what Spotify does per stream, and it shows how wildly royalty payments can vary between services
Business Insider spoke to professor George Howard about the different royalty payment systems used by music streaming services.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education: New Chair of Theater at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Aims to Increase Opportunities for Women in the Industry
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education spoke to Patsy Collins Bandes, chair of theater at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, about her goal of promoting diversity in her new role.
Nili Brosh, Berklee alumna and summer guitar program faculty, has been performing in Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE Las Vegas show, while also recording with artists including Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine, Andy Timmons, Jeff Loomis, and Guthrie Govan.
Terri Lyne Carrington, Tia Fuller, and Dreion perform on this half-hour program.
Berklee's Joe Bennett and Mark Simos spoke to The Washington Post about beloved Christmas songs, and what it takes to make a holiday hit.
The Boston Globe profiled Jasper Hsu, a student who was inspired to create a hackathon focused on technology and accessibility after attending Berklee's Music + Health Hackathon event this past April.
The Boston Herald ran a news story on Jimmy Buffett's recent visit to Berklee for a clinic on the music business and artistry with Professor Livingston Taylor.
The Boston Globe listed Terri Lyne Carrington as their jazz artist of the year due to her groundbreaking work with the Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, and lauded her album with Social Science, Waiting Game. The album also made their list of the top 10 jazz records this year, alongside fellow Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice faculty member Kris Davis and Gary Burton Chair in Jazz Performance Joe Lovano.
NPR Music listed faculty member Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science's song "Bells (Ring Loudly)" as one of 11 songs that spoke truth to power in jazz this year.