John Pisciotta is managing partner at Jetpack Artist Ventures, a venture studio that accelerates high-potential media properties. Our teams are focused on developing remarkable artist properties across content and live experience verticals. Jetpack invests, develops, produces and manages these life-cycles.
LoudLab accelerates high potential, scalable companies in the media and entertainment technology space.
Executive Producer – Jetpack is an artist experience company focused on accelerating and upstreaming high-potential writers, artists and branded events. Jetpack invests, develops, and manages these life-cycles. We expand revenue strategies across publishing, production, marketing, events, film and tv, merchandise verticals for new artists and legends alike. We build initiatives that mutually benefit the fans experientially and the artist economically.
David starting playing guitar at age 12 and was playing in bar bands at the age of 15. David has playing in various cover bands opening for such acts as Winger, Slaughter, Firehouse, Bone Angels, XYZ, and Johnny Lang. David was also the guitar tech for Shrapnel recording artist Todd Duane (who also was David’s main guitar teacher) and R&B Billboard chart toppers Mint Condition. A graduate of Musicians Technical Training Institute in Minneapolis, MN in 1996, David has used that knowledge to become the Director of Music for HeadGames Publishing, now Activision Value on their best selling series of games for PC with Matt Fink (Dr. Fink) formerly of Prince and the Revolution. David has also done charting for some of the local Jazz legends in the Minneapolis, MN Jazz scene. David has also developed his own teaching curriculum for guitar theory. David joined the band Difference United in 2006 and toured the world with them till 2011. David hosts the radio show Live From Music City and has written Rock School articles for Metalholic Magazine.
David is the President of The Lowry Agency, a full-service artist management and marketing firm and has managed artists such as Damon Johnson of Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, Alice Cooper and Brother Cane as well as Juno Award winner Sass Jordan. David has managed instrumental guitarsts Jon Finn, Rob Balducci, Mike Martin and worked with Neil Zaza. Founder and Host of “Live From Music City.” Founder and Host of the board game site Club Fantasci.
David has interviewed many guitar players on his radio show “Live From Music City.” Some of the players David has interviewed are Tommy Emanuel, Richie Kotzen, Andy Timmons, Guthrie Govan, Carl Verheyen, Gretchen Menn, Joel Hoekstra, Rik Emmett, Dave Weiner, Neal Morse, Jon Finn, Don Lappin, Michael Lee Firkins, Neil Zaza, Rob Balducci, Rob Parissi, Mike Martin, Chris Green and Rusty Cooley.