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Lee Dannay, Head of A&R, Thirty Tigers

Lee Dannay has over twenty five years experience in the music industry, including 15 years at Sony Music, as a senior A&R executive for both Epic and Columbia Records, and five years at Warner/Chappell Music Publishing. While at Sony, Lee signed, developed and worked with a variety of artists including John Mayer, Shawn Mullins, Five For Fighting, Anna Nalick and General Public. She contributed to soundtracks, created compilations for Legacy and Sony Wonder, and was instrumental in several significant charitable album projects. At Warner/Chappell her roster included Brandi Carlile, Iron and Wine, The Jayhawks, and Oscar winners Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova of The Swell Season, along with many pop and rock songwriters and producers. Through her own creative consulting company, GoodWorks Music, Inc., Lee maintains the role of Creative Director and founding member of a music therapy initiative called Knock Out Noise, which researches and creates music and musical templates for disorders related to sensory processing. Most recently, Lee was a senior music producer for America’s Got Talent, via Syco Entertainment/Sony Music, involved in casting and artist development for the music talent portion of the show. This past May, Lee joined the Nashville based entertainment company Thirty Tigers as their head of A&R.