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.
Pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba Receives GRAMMY® Nomination for Trio Recording Skyline “Skyline” is nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards New York, NY – Multi-GRAMMY® winning jazz pianist and composer Gonzalo Rubalcaba has received a GRAMMY® Nomination for his latest record Skyline in the Best Instrumental Composition category. Skyline features a dynamic … Read More
NEW RELEASE: GRAMMY Nominee Bill O’Connell’s A CHANGE IS GONNA COME is out January 28, 2022 (Savant)
GRAMMYⓇ Nominated Pianist, Composer and Arranger Bill O’Connell Announces the Release of A Change Is Gonna Come, A Jazz Luminary’s Musings on a Fraught World, Out January 28, 2022 via Savant Records Savant Records is pleased to announce the January 28, 2022 release of A Change is Gonna Come, the powerful new release from esteemed … Read More
GRAMMY NEWS: Ricky Riccardi Receives GRAMMY® Nomination for Best Album Notes on The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1966 (Mosaic)
Ricky Riccardi Receives GRAMMY® Nomination for Best Album Notes on The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1966 (Mosaic) ‘The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-1966’ is nominated for Best Album Notes at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards New York, NY – Ricky Riccardi has received a GRAMMY® Nomination … Read More