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Music Industry Veteran, Lenny Klinger, joins the TalentPlus Entertainment Team
By: TalentPlus Entertainment
Douglas Hall, President of TalentPlus Entertainment comments that he is thrilled to announce the addition of Klinger to the team: “Our growing portfolio of corporate and casino clients will be incredibly complimented by his wealth of knowledge and experience in those markets. I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Lenny for many years now and have often referenced his entertainment business acumen to our salesforce; his diligent and organized style of selling and his tenacious networking skills make him the perfect addition to our organization."
Klinger’s many years of experience as an entertainment buyer for casino corporations as Station Casinos, Ameristar Casinos, and most recently M1 Gaming, have afforded him the opportunity to hone his skills and book several notable acts such as: Aretha Franklin, Blake Shelton, Blue Oyster Cult, Reo Speedwagon, Sheryl Crow, FogHat, The Temptations, Buddy Guy, Kool & The Gang to Wynnona, Chris Brown, 38 Special, Charlie Daniels Band, Morris Day & The Time, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts,Joan Rivers, Bill Maher, Bill Engvall, The Four Tops, Michael Mcdonald, Bad Company, and many more.
Klinger has established himself as an accomplished musician, producer and business man. He graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in 1974 and by 1976, Klinger was concentrating on his successful solo career as a writer/performer in “The Big Apple”, where he performed on Broadway and with many National acts such as the Jackson 5, Spinners, O’Jays, 4 Tops & The Temptations. In the Spring of 1982, Klinger moved his home base to St. Louis, Missouri and continued to lengthen his prestigious resume working with corporate clients including Harley Davidson, Ben Franklin, Merc Pharmaceuticals, Glaxo, Amway, Duracell, Anheuser Busch, Ralston Purina, Aetna Life and Casualty, Southwestern Bell, Amway, B.F. Goodrich, American Airlines, Fiat, and Scott Companies.
Klinger’s repertoire spans the gamut, from music composition, production, talent development, to buying and brokering entertainment. His diverse expertise in the music industry coupled with the collaboration from TalentPlus Entertainment prove to be a valuable partnership as the company continues to expand as a premier entertainment brokerage.
TalentPlus Entertainment is a division of TalentPlus Universal which was started by Sharon Tucci in 1977, and since it has grown to a full-service talent and entertainment booking agency that provides exceptional talent for exceptional clients. The diverse roster includes: Models, Actors (Union and Non-union), Voice-over, Musicians, Comedians, Performers, Speakers, Producers, Location Scouts, Make-up Artists, Stylists and more. Better Business Bureau Accredited and Women's Business Enterprise certified, it has been recognized as the premier talent agency of the Midwest. Beyond the roster, TalentPlus Universal offers venue programming and conceptualization, custom entertainment design, model placement and development, digital brand management for artists and venues, and management services. TalentPlus Universal facilitates booking national talent for a variety of clients including Casinos, Corporations, the Military, as well as Private and Public events.
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