Tom Graham has joined Downtown Music Publishing (Downtown), where he has been appointed as A&R Manager and will establish Downtown’s first ever London office, as announced today by Justin Kalifowitz (Founder/President of Downtown).
In his new role, Graham will provide creative services for Downtown’s roster of local and international clients and be responsible for signing and developing songwriters and writer/artists. Graham will report to Downtown’s Vice President, A&R, Jeremy Yohai.
Prior to joining Downtown, Graham served in the A&R departments of Mercury Records UK, Global Talent, Famous Music Publishing and Perfect Songs where he scouted, signed and developed such diverse songwriting talents as Kid Harpoon, The Kooks, Ellie Goulding, Talay Riley and The Vaccines. Graham also spent several years running BAN*JAM, a successful emerging artist series at the St Moritz Club featuring the likes of Adele, Jessie J and Mr Hudson before they achieved mainstream success.
“For the last ten years, Tom has been at the forefront of discovering and championing critically acclaimed British songwriters and artists,” said Kalifowitz. “As Downtown continues to expand our global creative services team, we are delighted to have someone with Tom’s ears, experience and enthusiasm working with our roster.”