NEW YORK, NY (CelebrityAccess) — Music industry veteran Dave Kaplan has joined Paradigm Talent Agency as an agent in their music division.
Several of the artists and acts Kaplan represents will be making the move to Paradigm with him, including ; The Black Keys, Father John Misty, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Kills among others.
Prior to joining Paradigm, Kaplan spent a 13-year tenure at The Agency Group where he served as Vice President at the company's New York offices. Kaplan also served as a promoter and talent buyer in San Francisco and also operated his own booking agency Easy Action Industries, which eventually merged with TAG in 2002.
Kaplan's exit from The Agency Group comes just weeks after its acquisition by United Talent Agency.
Marty Diamond, Paradigm’s Head of East Coast Music, and Kaplan have known each other for over 10 years and will be working together from Paradigm’s New York office, where Kaplan will continue to be based. “I am honored to have Dave as a part of our Paradigm team. He is an incredible agent and has impeccable taste and great A&R instincts.” – Staff Writers