Prolific Los Angeles-based New Yorker lionel Cohen has been insatiably producing music for almost thirty years. He has produced countless indie artists, and has commercially released over 150 albums of his original music. His discipline and creativity have garnered him over 300 IMDb credits, over 5,000,000 views on YouTube, and over 2,000,000 plays on Spotify. “Quantity is no substitute for quality,” he declares, “But practice does make perfect!”.
lionel has scored numerous films, including "First We Take Brooklyn", a gangster film starring Harvey Keitel and AnnaLynne McCord, "Mob Town", the true story of the biggest raid in US history, starring David Arquette, Robert Davi, and Jennifer Esposito, and "Scumbag", which won "Best Comedy" at the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival. He's also scored several award-winning documentaries, including "The Little House That Could" and "Fire & Water". He has also just released his eight Spaghetti-Western album, his fifth record of Middle-Eastern Fusion music, and is currently producing several LA-based singer/songwriters as well as finishing up a sophomore album of 80s-influenced pop songs with his Hollywood duo, The Fascinated.
lionel's music can be heard in TV shows including American Idol, House, Elementary, Chopped, Surviving the Cut, Kourtney & Kim Take New York, Real Housewives of Miami, Breaking Amish and Amish Mafia, and in countless commercials including How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls, The Mentalist, The Price is Right, Hawaii Five-O, Undercover Boss, Survivor, Criminal Minds, The Tonight Show, Friends, Saturday Night Live and The Late Show. His commercial works include Sony PSP, Cadillac, Buick, BMW, Mercedes, Glenfiddich, Carlsberg, Verizon, NASCAR, Adidas, DirectTV, Louis Vuitton, Kohl's and Macy's, to name a few.