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The Brassy Broadcast with Jen Edds

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The Brassy Broadcast is an exploration of the practices, processes, and intentional actions that bridge the gap from launch to legendary in our podcasts and beyond.


16: Lisa Brigantino - Building a Successful Music Licensing & Supervision Company

Lisa Brigantino is an award-winning Brooklyn, NY based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.   

She has also worked in the business side of the industry for many years. She is the President of her own company Hidden Pond Productions, Inc., which provides music supervision, licensing, rights clearance, consulting and custom music scoring and music production to a variety of clients including filmmakers, broadcasters, corporations, advertising agencies and producers of all kinds.

Lisa was an original member of Lez Zeppelin, the world’s first all girl Led Zeppelin tribute band and toured internationally with the band for a number of years playing bass, mandolin and keyboards. In addition to her own performances, Lisa also performs with her sister Lori Brigantino in “The Vickie & Nickie Show” a wacky musical-comedy act. 

The Dish:

  • How Lisa got into the music licensing business
  • Transitioning from working for the man to full time musician
  • How she managed to play 150 dates and run her business
  • Learning to say “No”
  • Why companies are more open to licensing indie music
  • Writing music to “spec” for clients
  • The importance of networking & maintaining relationships
  • Keys to her success
  • Writing comedy skits & performing with her sister
  • On playing John Paul Jones parts in Lez Zeppelin
  • Saying “Yes” to opportunity
  • Why your mailing list is important to your success


Links & Resources:

Hidden Pond Productions, Inc.

The Vickie & Nickie Show


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