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A Live Q&A with Dave Kusek of the Berklee School of Music and the Co-Author of “The Future of Music”

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Kelli Richards, CEO of The All Access Group and Host of All Access Radio is thrilled to interview Dave Kusek of the Berklee School of Music and the Co-Author of “The Future of Music.” Dave Kusek is a digital music executive and is responsible for helping to create the market for digital music and in 1980 he founded the first music software company, Passport Designs, which made it possible for musicians to record and produce their music at home with its award-winning software.

Kusek is the co-author of The Future of Music – a best-selling music business book. He also provides advisory services to the music and media industries via Digital Cowboys. He is a co-developer of the Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) industry standard that opened up electronic music to millions of people. His efforts, along with others, set the stage for the multi-billion dollar digital music market that exists today.

He created a hugely successful online music school berkleemusic.com for the prestigious Berklee College of Music. Berkleemusic has become the world's largest music school teaching over 15,000 students a year globally.

Kusek has written for or been featured in the NY Times, Boston Globe, Billboard, Wired, Associated Press, MTV, CNBC, Forbes, NBC-TV, Nightly Business Report, NPR, Financial Times, and is a featured speaker at Midem, Digital Music Forum, NAMM, AES, IEBA, MacWorld, Comdex, Digital Hollywood and has been a featured guest on radio and television stations around the world.

Kelli Richards is a catalyst and change agent in the world of digital music and entertainment. Kelli is the CEO of The All Access Group (a leading digital music consultancy) and a noted producer and the author of "The Art of Digital Music,” recently named a Best Books Award Winner by USABookNews.com.