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Farley J. Joseph is a Caribbean based international award winning music business scholar, educator and entrepreneur with significant experience in Music Education and Music Technology. In addition to establishing DianJen, which has developed hundreds of industry professionals in the Caribbean since 2009, he has consulted for regional and international music industry agencies.

In 2009, Mr Joseph graduated with a BA in Musical Arts and a minor in Cultural Studies with First Class Honours and won the Newman Alexander Prize for the Best Music Major at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine (UWI). He was then awarded a scholarship by the Trinidad and Tobago Government and earned a MA in Music Business with a concentration in Music Technology at New York University (NYU). Farley later earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of South Wales and Post Graduate Diplomas in Education (Dip. Ed) and Instructional Design from the UWI.

Farley holds membership in the Audio Engineering Society (AES) in New York as well as the Music and Entertainment Industries Educators’ Association (MEIEA) and the International Music Business Research Association (IMBRA) Vienna, Austria. His research and professional interests are: Music Industry Education and Training, Music and Entertainment Law,  Live Sound Techniques, Music Copyright Valuation and Securitization, Caribbean Music Mixing, Entertainment Content Monetization and emerging models and markets for Caribbean music.

Select Publications:

Joseph, Farley J. (2024) “Machel’s Monday: Marketing Artist–Curated Live Music Events in Trinidad and Tobago.” In Sage Business Cases. London: Sage Publications Ltd., 2024.

Joseph, Farley J. (2023) “Streaming Forward: Adoption Considerations for the Major Recorded Music Markets in CARICOM.” Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 29, no. 5:

Joseph, Farley J. (2023) “Sustaining Innovation: Digital Live Music Models in a Post-COVID-19 Trinidad and Tobago.” International Journal of Music Business Research, Vol.12 (Issue 1), pp. 25-41.

Joseph, Farley J. (2021). “Disruptive Potential: COVID-19 and Emerging Live Music Models in Trinidad and Tobago.” Monogram. Ibero-American Journal of Culture and Thought, no.9, pp. 307-332. http: ISSN: 2603-5839.