Lydia Liebman Promotions is a leading public relations agency and consulting firm based in New York City.
For 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.
Our tireless dedication coupled with our client's outstanding artistry has prompted 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. LLP artists have earned 12 GRAMMY nominations (and 2 wins), a Juno Award, and an NAACP Image Award nomination.
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.
Latin America Representative, PR Associate
William 'Willy' Rodriguez began working with Lydia Liebman Promotions in 2019. A native of Ponce, Puerto Rico and Rodriguez is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and received his M.S. from New England Conservatory. He is a Latin-Grammy winning drummer and percussionist with experience in jazz, Latin jazz, rock, pop and alternative music. Rodriguez is LLP's point of contact for Latin/South America, Spain and other Spanish-speaking territories.
Content Creator/Lead Writer
Dylan McCarthy began working with Lydia Liebman Promotions in January 2019 while completing his Music Business M.B.A at SUNY New Paltz. As LLP’s Content Creator/ Lead Writer Dylan is deeply grateful and exhilarated to be working closely with artists and professionals that push the jazz art-form forward into new, exciting, sustainable and inclusive directions. Dylan has been fortunate enough to work on over one hundred press campaigns over the past several years, including several Grammy-winning endeavors.
In addition, Dylan is an actively-performing jazz guitarist, a freelance grant-writer, the current Director of Programming at JazzReach and the former Assistant Producer of Jazz in the Valley in Poughkeepsie NY.
Bari Bossis joined Lydia Liebman Promotions in October 2020. She is a graduate of Bard College with a degree in American Literature. As the Publicity Assistant to the Founder and President of LLP, Bari is delighted to endorse a passionate and diverse musical roster. In addition to her work at LLP, Bari is a freelance food writer; several of her recipes were recently published by the nationally recognized nutritionist, Dr. Janet Bond Brill.
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Svetlana and The New York Collective Continue Fall Southern Tour with Jazz Road Touring Grant
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TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT: Bassist Michael Olatuja To Tour Latest Album With Performances Starting This Month
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