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Joe D’Ambrosio

CEO/Founder,
Joe D’Ambrosio Management, Inc.
Mamaroneck, NY, USA
Joe D’Ambrosio is a 37-year veteran of the entertainment industry. Joe founded his present company, Joe D’Ambrosio Management, Inc., (JDMI) in 2002. JDMI is a truly diverse management company that manages producers, mixers, engineers, arrangers, songwriters, engineers, musicians and executives in the music business (Tony Visconti, Hugh Padgham, Jay Newland, Joe Zook, Kevin Killen, Larry Gold, Fraser Hill, Jay Dufour, Hill) among others.

Joe D’Ambrosio Management, Inc. clients won 9 out of 12 Grammys in 2017 as well as 4 Juno Awards. The Grammy wins included several for David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, Residente’s eponymous album, Snarky Puppy’s Culcha Vulcha, Gregory Porters’ Take Me To The Alley and John Scofield’s No Country For Old Men.

Before starting JDMI, Joe wore two hats, General Manager of Phil Ramone Inc. (PRI), the music production company of music legend, Phil Ramone, as well as personal manager of the 14x Grammy-winning producer.

In previous incarnations with Ramone, Joe was the Director of Operations for the classical, jazz and pop label N2K Encoded Music, focusing on business development as well as production and manufacturing. Prior, Joe was Ramone’s production manager, working with Barbra Streisand (Yentl), Frank Sinatra (L.A. Is My Lady), Paul McCartney (Greatest Hits), Billy Joel (An Innocent Man, The Bridge, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 and II, Oliver and Co.) and Julian Lennon (Valotte, The Secret Value of Daydreaming) as well as t.v. and movie soundtracks that included Lou Reed, John Hiatt and Roberta Flack (White Nights), Madonna (Vision Quest), Ashford and Simpson (Body Rock), Ghostbusters and Moonlighting.

During his years in Chicago, Joe was Midwest Director of Sales for KAO Infosystems, a media manufacturing company pioneering CD duplication in the United States. During his years in Los Angeles, Joe was Director of Promotions and Marketing for the incredibly popular China Club. Joe was a driving force behind a true entertainment phenomenon--Monday night’s ProJam—overseeing the marketing of impromptu live performances by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Sting, Prince, Brian Wilson, and Stevie Wonder.

Joe began his professional career with the New York Yankees rising from the position of batboy with the 1976 A.L. Champion and 1977 World Championship teams to Director of the Speakers Bureau handling all personal appearances for star athletes including Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Reggie Jackson as well as Billy Martin, Thurman Munson, and Sparky Lyle.

  • Thursday, May 9th, 2019
  • IMP
    12:15PM - 2:15PM
    (2 hours)
    Walk-Up: First-come, First-served
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