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In the Groove with Joshua Redman: A Conversation With the Acclaimed Jazz Artist


From News, posted 4.15.21. Born into a creative environment, Joshua Redman always had an affinity for making music. His father, Dewey Redman, was a renowned saxophonist, and his mother, Renee Shedroff, was a dancer. Although he started playing the clarinet in fourth grade and then switched to saxophone, he entered college expecting to become… Read more...

Alfred C. Liggins, III of Urban One, Inc. and Craig Robinson of NBCUniversal Appointed to BMI Board of Directors


From News, posted 3.30.21. BMI today announced the appointments of Alfred C. Liggins, III, Chief Executive Officer of Urban One, Inc. (formerly known as Radio One) & Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TV One, LLC and Craig Robinson, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer for NBCUniversal, to the BMI Board of Directors.… Read more...

BMI’s Speed Dating for Songwriters is the Perfect Match for SXSW


From News, posted 3.19.21. As part of BMI’s longstanding partnership with SXSW (now running over 30 years), BMI hosted a special edition of Speed Dating for Songwriters® for three consecutive days during the legendary SXSW festival, held online this year. Each digital networking event, the of aim of which is to develop new relationships… Read more...

Jesús González Es Nombrado Vicepresidente Del Equipo Creativo De BMI


From News, posted 3.04.21. BMI anunció hoy que Jesús González es el nuevo vicepresidente de Música Latina del departamento Creativo de BMI.  Bajo su cargo, Jesús supervisará al equipo Creativo Latino, y será responsable de firmar y desarrollar nuevos talentos, así como apoyar a la familia de cantautores y editoras de BMI, además servirá… Read more...

Jesus Gonzalez Named Vice President of BMI’s Latin Creative Team


From News, posted 3.04.21. BMI announced today that Jesus Gonzalez will join the company as Vice President, Creative, Latin. He will oversee BMI’s Latin Creative team helping to sign and develop new talent, assist BMI’s family of songwriters and publishers and serve as a liaison between the Latin music community and the industry at… Read more...

Sandye Taylor Joins BMI as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer


From News, posted 2.24.21. BMI today announced that Sandye Taylor is joining the company as Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer.  She will report to BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and will be a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team.  Taylor’s first day at BMI will be March 8th. Taylor will… Read more...

BMI and Rick Baitz Conclude Another Successful Year of ‘Composing for the Screen’


From News, posted 11.02.20. Sponsored by BMI and directed by composer Rick Baitz, this year’s “Composing for the Screen,” which was held online, featured composers Fabian Almazan, Katie Jenkins, Ryan Majoris, Noah Marconi, Alicia Jo Rabins, Hal Rosenfeld, Aurélie Webb, Adele Woodson and Kerwin Young. The prestigious high-level workshop, now in its 13th season,… Read more...

BMI Congratulates New NEA Jazz Masters Terri Lyne Carrington and “Tootie” Heath


From News, posted 10.23.20. The National Endowment for the Arts will bestow its highest honor on BMI composers Terri Lyne Carrington and Albert “Tootie” Heath, who will be named Jazz Masters on April 22, 2021. The NEA celebration, presented in conjunction with SFJAZZ, will include an online tribute concert showcasing their indelible contributions to… Read more...

Caroline Beasley Elected Chairman of BMI Board of Directors


From News, posted 10.22.20. BMI today announced the election of Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Media Group, LLC as Chairman of the BMI Board of Directors, effective immediately. Beasley, who joined the Board in 2014, most recently served as Vice Chairman of the BMI Board. She succeeds… Read more...

Classical Music Finds a Way to Showcase New Works


From News, posted 9.01.20. Across the country beginning in early March, classical concerts were being postponed, then canceled. Since then, though concert halls remain dark, the creation and performance of music has continued, thanks to numerous classical music organizations that have stepped up during these unprecedented times to ensure that classical composers have platforms… Read more...

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