Marriott has appointed Leah Chisholm (who
performs as LP Giobbi) as Music Director for W
Hotels - North America.
Leah is a producer, DJ, piano player, music
director, and self-proclaimed 'synth warrior goddess' based in Los
Leah began her journey in
music as a pianist in Oregon, eventually graduating from UC
Berkeley with a degree in jazz piano performance.
still plays keys, she has gone on to earn a reputation in
electronic music, playing sets in eight countries in 2019 alone.
When she’s not collaborating or touring with the likes of Sofi
Tukker, Madeon, Jax Jones, Hotel Garuda or Autograf, Leah’s
co-founding burgeoning publishing companies and touring parties
(Animal Talk Collective), heading up a thriving non-profit
organization to address the lack of representation and equity for
women in electronic music (FEMMEHOUSE) and running her namesake
apparel business (GIOBBI).
“The role of Music Director is an essential
position, responsible for shaping how our guests experience music
everyday in W hotels around the world - from curated playlists
establishing the mood 24/7 to Living Room Live performances
setting the W stage,” said Anthony Ingham, Global Brand Leader, W
Hotels Worldwide. “Leah is someone very special and talented, who
empowers women in the music industry and makes waves wherever she
goes. We know her ear for talent will continue to make W hotels
the place to discover new and next talent.”
Leah will play an integral role in ongoing
music initiatives at W. The Global Music Collective works closely
to support global music programs such as Wake Up Call (the
signature W music festival series, taking place at W Dubai on
10-12 October), W Records (the brand’s own record label), recording
sessions in W Sound Suites and Living Room Live performances at
more than 55 W hotels around the world.