“Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.”
“Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet”
“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”
“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”
“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.”
“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”
About Larry Ciancia
A music industry veteran, Larry Ciancia has spent the past 27 years immersed in the music industry as a musician, manager and label head.
Ciancia began his career at Island Records and IRS Records in Los Angeles assisting with the labels’ publicity, radio and international marketing teams. There he worked with such artists as PJ Harvey, U2, The Alarm, REM and many more. Ciancia also maintained his career as an international session and touring musician. He has recorded and toured with the likes of Ben Taylor, Carly Simon, David Ford, Everlast, Fiona Apple, Herbie Hancock and Ray LaMontagne.
In 2001, Ciancia teamed up with friends Ben Taylor and Kipp Stroden to create an independent record label to release Taylor’s music and offer options to artists looking for artistic freedom and symbiotic marketing support. Iris Records was conceived as an independent label designed to serve a new breed of artist that desired to be more active in their careers, both on the business and creative ends. The label includes worldwide releases with artists as Ben Taylor, Carly Simon, Fisher, Emory Joseph, David Saw and so on. Developing and guiding the strategy behind Iris Records, Ciancia continues to be at the forefront of new technology.
As the label developed, the need for management became apparent and in Larry stepped in to guide several artists with their careers as a significant part of their team contributing everything from long-term strategic marketing plans to the very specific details of their day-to-day movements on tour.
Ciancia Management has been intricately involved in the entire recording, touring, licensing, promotional, branding and managerial aspects with many artists and companies. Focus is on vision, goals, strategic development, communication and team engagement leading to the elevation and strengthening of overall brand value. Ciancia Management’s team and partnerships have decades of specialty experience in content development and guidance, working with companies, artists, labels and brands, using tested and well-oiled systems to insure that the nexus of business and art will be in a space that delivers the highest quality outcomes.
Services of Ciancia Management and its partners include project management, digital marketing, publicity, graphic design, tour logistics and travel, radio promotion, distribution, analytics, copywriters, recording studios, music clearance, music attorneys and accountants, video/film teams and photographers.
Our Sister Labels
Iris Records is an independent label designed to serve a new breed of artist who wants to be more active in their careers, both on the business and creative ends. Our focus is on quality music and great artists no matter what musical category.
We invite artists to educate themselves about the newly evolving music industry and create a situation that can help stimulate and maintain a career in music.
Founded in the fall of 2001 by Larry Ciancia, Kipp Stroden, and Ben Taylor, Iris Records has a strong and experienced team that create an atmosphere any artist could thrive in. Our focus is on the artist’s vision and helping them realize their potential.
Atom Entertainment is about forward thinking strategies and solutions for artists and creators. The focus is on independent releases by artists, film makers, app designers, book publishers and brands providing distribution, content management, 3rd party marketplace integration,licensing, strategy, automated marketing, analytics, accounting and royalty management (With blockchain and cryptocurrency options).