Lydia Liebman Promotions is a boutique public relations agency and consulting firm based in New York City with additional operations in London.
For nearly a decade, Lydia Liebman Promotions has worked with a robust roster of musical artists and entertainers, educational and cultural institutions, record labels, non-profits and production companies to captivate and engage audiences while bringing awareness to America's greatest art form and its musical cousins. Whether servicing a new release to international press and radio or filling seats in a world class venue, LLP has a proven track record of fulfilling the unique communication needs of the music industry through innovative and modern campaigns.
Originally geared toward up-and-coming musicians at Berklee College of Music, LLP has stayed true to its roots and is proud to have collaborated with hundreds of individual artists with an emphasis on those that are releasing albums independently or on boutique record labels. LLP has promoted releases on Sunnyside, OA2/Origin, Whaling City Sound, Greenleaf, ears&eyes Records, New Focus Recordings, Resonance Records, Revive Music, Woolgathering Records and Hollistic MusicWorks, among others.
Our tireless dedication coupled with our client's outstanding artistry has allowed many of our represented projects to break in the Top 10 on the Billboard and iTunes Jazz Charts as well as peak in the top 5 on the JazzWeek Radio Chart.
We are proud to represent Spanish Harlem Orchestra and their new album Anniversary, winner of Best Tropical Latin Album at the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards and Andy Milne and his new album The Seasons of Being, winner of Best Group Jazz Album at the 2019 Juno Awards.
We are proud to have represented the Baylor Project and their 2017 self-released debut "The Journey", which went on to gain two GRAMMY nominations in 2018.
Our roster includes some of the most dynamic and notable voices in jazz and other creative music. We are currently handling new releases from Brandee Younger, Ralph Peterson, Lauren Desberg, Vivian Sessoms, Sam Newsome, Eric Hofbauer, Gerry Gibbs, Michael Eaton, Natalie Cressman, Jeff Siegel, Greg Ward, Ellen Rowe, and others.
LLP proudly works within markets throughout the world to promote jazz to the widest audience possible. We are currently servicing tours throughout the United States and Europe.
We consistently secure meaningful and high-profile coverage for our clients in print, online and on air. We work regularly with local, regional, national and international media to elevate our artists' profiles and raise awareness. Visit our press reel to view our recent features - new placements are added daily!
WHAT WE DO
WHO WE ARE
President, Head Publicist
Lydia Liebman founded Lydia Liebman Promotions in 2010 while a student at Berklee College of Music and Emerson College. What began as a flyer designing business for Berklee students soon went on to become a full-fledged public relations firm marked by her first major client, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. Since its founding, Liebman has spearheaded PR campaigns for over one hundred albums, and has promoted over 300 events. A member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), Liebman has led several GRAMMY campaigns for independent artists and helped to secure three nominations and one win. Her work as a promoter and publicist is informed by her work as a jazz radio host and musician. Read extended bio here.
UK Representative, PR Associate
After graduating with a BA (Hons) Degree in Commercial Modern Music, Niamh (pronounced Neeve) White moved from Ireland to New York City and began interning at Lydia Liebman Promotions in January 2017. Actively dedicating herself to providing the highest quality of PR services to our clients, Niamh quickly progressed into the role of publicity assistant to the founder and president of the company. As a saxophonist, Niamh works to achieve the best possible results for musicians. Thriving in creative, fast-paced environments, Niamh is now proud to launch and represent LLP on the UK market. Based in London, she is excited to expand upon LLP’s ever-growing artist roster by delving into the rich market of UK jazz artists.
OUT TODAY: Ralph Peterson’s Messenger Legacy Celebrates Art Blakey’s Centennial with “Legacy” – Onyx Production
When it comes to Art Blakey, there is no living drummer more suited to honoring his legacy than the incomparable Ralph Peterson. As the last drummer chosen by Blakey to play by his side in the Jazz Messengers Two Drummer Big Band, Peterson is tasked with the unique responsibility to carry forth Buhaina’s torch and … Read More
GLIDE MAGAZINE: Vocalist, Composer & Producer Vivian Sessoms Returns with Powerful, Eclectic “LIFE II”
Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine This past November vocalist, composer and producer Vivian Sessoms released Life, her first full album in ten years, to much acclaim and now the much-anticipated companion, Life II, follows. It’s a jazz-influenced piece that carries elements of R&B, spoken word, and hints of classical. Sessoms is one who likes to push the boundaries and this installment goes further … Read More
Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs Blog This is a duo whose music projects a folk/world music attitude and beauty. Ian Faquini and Natalie Cressman each have lovely voices that sound delightful in solo settings and mesh warmly, like sunshine sparkling on calm seas, when they harmonize. Their music rolls over us in gentle waves. All the … Read More