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Ralph Jaccodine management

Ralph Jaccodine

Ralph Jaccodine
Ralph Jaccodine began his career in music as a musician and concert promoter in Allentown, PA. and then as the concert director at the University of Notre Dame. He has worked with artists such as: Bruce Springsteen, Kiss, Rush, Hall and Oates, Doobie Brothers, Todd Rungren, Kansas, Styx, Livingston Taylor and others. After running his own downtown Boston commercial real estate company for 12 years, he joined Mike Dreese, the co-founder of Newbury Comics, one of the nation's leading retail music chains, in starting Black Wolf Records, an independent record label.

In 1992 he started Ralph Jaccodine Management guiding the career of songwriter Ellis Paul, and then expanded the business working with artists including: Livingston Taylor,Shun Ng, Rebecca Loebe, Martin Sexton, The Push Stars, Flynn, Antje Duvekot, The Adam Ezra Group, Johnny A, Works Progress Administration (Glen Phillips, Sean Watkins & Luke Bulla), Vinx, Averi, Bang Camaro, Amy Black and Susan Cattaneo.

Ralph is the co-founder of the Boston Management Group, a professional organization started 25 years ago with Tim Collins, the longtime manager of Aerosmith. He is on the board of directors of International Folk Alliance, Club Passim, Right Turn and The Hope Collaborative, and his is on the advisory board of WUMB and worked with Ernie Boch Jr's 'Music Drives Us' Foundation. For 5 years he has taught in the Business/Management Department at Berklee College of Music in Boston, the nation's top college for music. He is the recipient of the 2015 Dean's Award for Innovation and Service at Berklee.

He is a frequent speaker at industry events such as: Folk Alliance International, SXSW, CMJ, The American Music Conference, Berklee's Re-Think Music Conference and the Eagles Leadership Conference in Singapore as well as speaking at Berklee College of Music, Northeastern University, Harvard University, Emerson College, Tufts University, Singapore Polytechnic , UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and others. He is a proud father of two college students and is happy living a vigorous, yet contemplative life.