Asst. Chair/Music Business/Management Department

Berklee College of Music

John P. Kellogg is Assistant Chair of the Music Business/Management department at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and a practicing entertainment lawyer specializing in the music industry with affiliations with law offices in New York City and Cleveland, Ohio. He has represented such clients as the late Gerald Levert, LSG, 2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, The O’Jays, rappers G. Dep of Bad Boy Records and Stat Quo of Shady Aftermath Records. A former vocalist with the group Cameo, he now advocates for the rights of artists through his writings, which include his best-selling book, Take Care of Your Music Business, The Legal and Business Aspects You Need to Know to Grow In the Music Industry and several peer-reviewed academic journal articles.

Kellogg is the first African-American elected President of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association (MEIEA) and frequent commentator on entertainment industry issues on Radio, TV and other media outlets. He also serves as a celebrity judge on the New England Emmy-award winning TV talent show “Community Auditions.”