The Umbrella Group Artist Management is a leading artist management company operating in the international music industry. Established in 1998 by Tommy Manzi, The Umbrella Group’s mission is to identify, develop and maximize opportunities for creative talent across all global media platforms. Working in close partnership with our clientele to achieve each artist’s creative vision, our team provides focused and skilled support in every aspect of each client’s career. We are dedicated to artists’ needs and visions in an evolving entertainment business landscape, providing in depth career guidance on a worldwide representation basis.
Managing Director, Tommy Manzi
Tommy Manzi began his career at EMI Records prior to shifting focus to artist development and strategic career management, first as a partner at The Left Bank Organization [Los Angeles], followed by joining Gallin Morrey & Associates [Beverly Hills]. In 1998, Manzi formed his own boutique management agency, The Umbrella Group [based in New York City] with the primary focus on a “hands on” management style. Artists that Tommy has worked with, both past and present, include CAKE, Bebel Gilberto, Bee Gees, Blondie, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Neneh Cherry, The Cranberries, Duran Duran, Dom La Nena, Grant-Lee Phillips, Grant Lee Buffalo, Lisa Germano, Luther Vandross, John Mellencamp, Meat Loaf, Lisa Stansfield, Richard Marx, and others.