Jason Fridenstine is a business manager at FBMM with 30 years of experience in the music industry. His previous work as a recording artist and producer gives him insights into multiple aspects of the industry and allows him to truly put himself in his clients’ shoes. Jason’s decades of expertise and firsthand knowledge as an artist enable him to offer business management advice that is tailored to each client’s individual needs and circumstances.
He began his career at FBMM in 1999 as a temp answering phones at the front desk and has worked his way up over the past two decades. Jason has been a business manager since 2017. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 1991 with a B.A. degree in music business management.
Behind the Scenes
Jason is active in Nashville’s music community as a member of the Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association and Recording Academy. He currently serves as treasurer of the International Entertainment Buyers Association. In his free time, he also volunteers with MusiCares, Habitat for Humanity and St. Henry’s Men’s Club and is a volunteer coach for youth baseball.
Did you know?
• His first concert was seeing the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra perform Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture.”
• What’s at the top of Jason’s bucket list? An open-water shark dive with his oldest son.
• Best advice he’s ever received: “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Character is what you really are; reputation is what others think you are.”