Danny Bennett President
Danny Bennett is a music industry veteran who, in 1979, founded RPM Productions, an artist management and strategic marketing company. Having represented recording artists from diverse musical genres, he is most known for using progressive marketing skills to redefine the career of his father, Tony Bennett, prompting Advertising Age to name him one of the Top 100 Marketers. Bennett has spearheaded innovative and multi-faceted marketing campaigns for a diverse range of artists, including Ozzy Osbourne, Pearl Jam, and John Legend. As an Executive Producer, Bennett has earned an impressive number of Grammy and Emmy Awards on projects he has created and developed. He has been profiled in a variety of publications including Time Magazine, The New York Times, Forbes and Billboard. Most recently, Bennett created Ultimate Access Pass (UAP), a technology platform that is a direct-to-consumer marketing solution.
Danny’s extensive Emmy Award winning production credits include the 7-time Emmy Award winning “Tony Bennett: An American Classic”, the NBC variety special directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago, Memoirs Of A Geisha); the Emmy Award winning PBS American Masters documentary “Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends” in association with Clint Eastwood; the Emmy Award winning live music series “Live By Request”, 36 shows that ran for 9 seasons on the A&E Network showcasing such artists as Gloria Estefan, Elton John and Billy Joel. The unique interactive concept of “Live By Request” was conceived by Tony and Danny Bennett and went on to become the longest running live music performance special on U.S. television; Bennett collaborated with Oscar winner T-Bone Burnett on “The Words And Music Of Cold Mountain”, a live multimedia event and DVD for Miramax Films. Most recently, Danny created, produced and directed the critically acclaimed documentary film, “The Zen Of Bennett”, which was theatrically released and is available on Netflix.