Conceived, Created and Produced by Danny BennettBennett has produced a variety of broadcast productions including the 7X EMMY Award winning TARGET PRESENTS – TONY BENNETT: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC, the NBC variety special directed by Rob Marshall (CHICAGO, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA); In association with Clint Eastwood, the EMMY Award-winning PBS American Masters documentary TONY BENNETT: THE MUSIC NEVER ENDS; 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 David Bowie, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Billy Joel, James Taylor, The Bee Gees, Tony Bennett and Don Henley. LIVE BY REQUEST’s unique interactive concept was conceived by the Bennetts 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.
Bennett founded RPM Productions established in 1979, an artist management and entertainment marketing entity, having represented recording artists from diverse musical genres including Tony Bennett, Elvis Costello and Jamiroquai. Bennett has spearheaded innovative and multi-faceted marketing campaigns for Ozzy Osbourne, Pearl Jam, Billy Joel, Tony Bennett and John Legend among others. Most recently, Bennett launched the U.S. debut of the UK’s The Mighty Boosh, with overwhelming success and will be representing the cult phenomenon comedy/music group internationally. RPM specializes in creating unique opportunities with major U.S, retailers including Target, Wal-Mart, Amazon, Starbucks as well as cross-branded corporate partnerships specializing in both talent and new technology innovations. Bennett is an Emmy award-winning producer and was named one of the Top 100 Marketers by Advertising Age and has been profiled in a variety of publications including Time Magazine, The New York Times, Forbes and Billboard magazines.