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Before the Podcast Movement 2018, friends, family, and other listeners had urged me to put more of myself into my podcast. Inspired by the Philadelphia conference, that's exactly what I did. Read my tale and the conference summary in this post.
Few undergraduate students at Berklee College of Music, where I teach, say they listen to podcasts. I am surprised to relearn this every time I bring it up in the classroom, but I shouldn’t be; Edison’s 2017 podcast consumer study indicates that only 7% of all monthly listeners are 17 years old or younger.
Think you go to a lot of concerts? You don’t. Steve Morse did. When Morse was senior pop critic for the Boston Globe beginning in the 1970s, he went to about 250 concerts per year for 30 years. As a journalist—and fan—Morse witnessed some of rock history’s most transcendent moments...