Jonathan Levine is a Senior Executive Agent at the Paradigm Talent Agency and co-runs Paradigm’s Nashville office. As one of the leading agents in the music industry, JL is known for his boundless passion and commitment to the artists he represents. A recent recipient of the prestigious Bobby Brooks Agent of the Year Award, at the International Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, Levine continues to grow and thrive in an ever increasingly competitive agency environment.
With 30 years of experience, all as an artist representative, Jonathan has been privileged to work with many prestigious & legendary bands.
Levine has been with Paradigm for nearly 20 years, 17 of which were spent working in Monterey, California for Monterey Peninsula Artists, which became Paradigm when the agencies merged in 2005. Levine relocated to Nashville with his family in 2012.
Prior to Monterey Peninsula Artists, JL spent 10 years in New York City, 8 of which with the William Morris Agency and 2 years with Artists and Audience Entertainment. Levine is also a partner in the American operations of the UK-based live music collective known as ‘Communion’, which was co-founded by Ben Lovett from Mumford and Sons.
Among JL’s charitable efforts and associations, he serves on the Board for the Unbroken Chain Foundation, a charitable foundation set up by Grateful Dead's founding member Phil Lesh, as well as the Board for the Head Count Organization, and the Board of Directors for the Americana Music Association. JL is also the Honorary Music Chair for The Creative Coalition. Levine married his college sweetheart Tracey Tucker in 1985 and has four children.