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Rich Margiano
  • Artist Relations
    Full service optimization Product assistance and advice; marketing direction & design; product/company imaging; artist service for touring, recording sessions, trade and consumer shows. Artist Clinics & Educational Seminars: All aspects from booking to organizing, facilitating, hosting. International Distribution: Product training, artist appearances, brand development
  • Workshops
    Career education workshop in a panel discussion format, featuring entertainment industry professionals.
  • Entertainment Journalism
    Compelling coverage or publicity of artists, products, events.
  • Multimedia Production
    Produce artist interviews, artist bio pieces, back-stage/in-studio coverage

Rich Mangicaro

Rich Mangicaro Founder
For the past 25 years, Rich has worked with some of music’s biggest artists. For 19 of those years, he was the Director of Artist Relations and Education for Paiste America Inc, where he signed exclusive endorsement contracts with iconic drummers such as John JR Robinson, Abe Laboriel Jr., Danny Carey, Josh Freese, Tommy Aldridge and countless others. While with Paiste, Rich traveled internationally, conducting seminars himself and as tour manager for Terry Bozzio, Will Kennedy, Ndugu Chancler and Sheila E.

As a respected entertainment journalist, Rich’s feature stories have been published both nationally and internationally by Modern Drummer, Drumhead, Rhythm UK, Drummer, Batteur (France), DrumScene (Australia), Edge and Percussive Notes. He’s covered such artists as Narada Michael Walden, Curt Bisquera, John Blackwell, Jim Keltner, Abe Laboriel Jr. and Steve Jordan.

Rich Mangicaro’s work as writer, producer and director in new media has brought him to work with Graham Nash, Leon Russell, Chris Hillman, Paul McCartney’s Brian Ray, Bernard Fowler (Rolling Stones vocalist), as well as many up-and-coming indie artists.

Along with his extensive Artist Relations skills, Rich Mangicaro is also a seasoned musician, having performed with the Eagles’ Glenn Frey & Joe Walsh, Jackson Browne, Michael McDonald, The Tubes, Billy Idol, America, and Aaron Neville. Being a professional working artist himself, Rich provides first-hand knowledge of the needs of the artist. This, combined with his many years in Artist Relations management, is what makes unique.


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