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Susan Rogers Pt 1: The Prince Years
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Susan Rogers Pt 1: The Prince Years

Susan Rogers is a professor at Berklee College of Music who broke gender norms by becoming one of the few female audio engineers in the 1980s. Her life took a sudden turn when she joined Prince's team and went on to engineer Purple Rain, Around The World In A Day, and Sign 'O' The Times. This episode focuses on her work with Prince. Part 2 focuses on her work at Berklee and why women face different challenges than men do in their careers. 

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In this episode, one of a two-part series, Susan reveals:

  • Her awkward first run-in with his Royal Badness

  • Why Prince loved and preferred to work with women

  • How she and The Revolution got through Prince's death

And don't forget about The Shakedown, a standard set of questions we ask all of our special guests!

Find links, videos, and more information on our web site's expanded Show Notes page.

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Herizon Music: The Newsletter
Herizon Music: The Podcast
Herizon Music: The Podcast features interviews with trailblazers and rising stars in the music industry. Whether on stage, behind the scenes, or on air, Herizon Music introduces you to the women who are defining the music industry. Each episode is entertaining, inspiring, and relatable. Join our band of dreamers, rule breakers, and rock stars today! Hosted by Thea Wood. Subscribe to our newsletter for episode announcements and more.