Prince guitarist Dez Dickerson to teach performance skills class this fall

The MTSU Songwriting program welcomes musician and singer Dez Dickerson, who will be teaching Performance Skills for Artists and Songwriters starting in Fall 2021.

Dickerson was an original member of Prince and The Revolution and performed on tracks such as “1999” and “Little Red Corvette”.  He joins other prominent music industry professionals teaching in the program, including producer Torrence “Street Symphony” Esmond(’03), hit-songwriter Shelly Peiken, and producer/engineer Dough DeAngelis.

Commercial Songwriting program director Odie Blackmon interviewed Dickerson (below) as a part of the 2021 Association for Popular Music Education Conference, where they talked about his career, developing artistry and new role as an MTSU adjunct professor.

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