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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."

The Washington Post

Forbes: Recording Academy Complaint Outshines This Week’s Grammy Awards

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.


The Boston Globe: U.S. in Civil Rights Movement, Pressley Says at Berklee

Berklee honors Ayanna Pressley, the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress, at the Unsung Heroes Award Ceremony.

The Boston Globe

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.

Business Insider

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. 

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Guitar Girl Magazine: Nili Brosh: Michael Jackson ONE

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. 

Guitar Girl Magazine

WGBH's Basic Black: Berklee Joins Basic Black to Showcase Veteran and Emerging Artists

Terri Lyne Carrington, Tia Fuller, and Dreion perform on this half-hour program.


The Washington Post: All We Want for Christmas Is...These Songs. Here’s Why.

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 Washington Post

Boston Globe: Students Strive to Make Tech Available to All

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. 

Boston Globe

Boston Herald: Jimmy Buffett Talks Career, Boston, and Paradise at Berklee

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.

Boston Herald

Boston Globe: Jon Garelick’s Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2019

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.

Boston Globe

NPR: 11 Jazz Songs That Spoke Truth to Power in 2019

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.