USA Composer Al Cohen has produced, engineered and played guitar on countless records, jingles, films, and video scores. His songs and compositions have won numerous awards, including Billboard, ASCAP and The World Peace Organization. Al’s music has been featured in Law and Order, Ed, Saturday Night Live, Chris Issak Show, Inside The N. B. A., In the Mix, MTV and the NFL Superbowl. His scores have premiered at The Museum of Modern Art and The Whitney Museum in NYC, and he’s played in two dozen Broadway shows like A Chorus Line, Lion King, Rent, Evita, Fame, Fosse, and others.
A graduate of Berklee College of Music in Composition. In addition to the above Broadway shows, Al Cohen performed Annie Get Your Gun, Blood Brothers, Grease, Ragtime, and Sugar Babies. He has toured with Rock 'n Roll Legends Bo Diddley and Ronnie Spector. Recently, Mr. Cohen was the Music Coordinator/Guitarist for the off-Broadway production of Frankenstein. As a performer in ALOID, Al and the band have received critical acclaim, and have been featured in many UFO oriented concerts and TV shows. His prophetic lyrics have been quoted in OMNI Magazine, NY Times and The Post.
A bright and happy ragtime instrumental piano piece. The piece has a very Scott Joplin - Maple Leaf Rag feel. Perfect for scenes in a piano bar, or an old time western. Reminiscent of an old saloon in a dusty western town. Happy, fun and joyful sonority. Romanticized cowboy piano bar track. Instrumental, Jazz, Ragtime
Slow danceable instrumental hip-hop groove. Instrumentation includes synth sounds and drum loops. The track has an 80s old school hip-hop vibe. Has a cool and hip sonority. Fun and danceable, perfect for scenes showing "cool" people or places. Could be used in kids TV or film. Good for a commercial. Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
A creepy, soft and low sounding ambient track. Harmonic dissonance from synthesized sounds, a keyboard, and percussive sound effects add an uncomfortable and eerie sonority. Perfect for scary, suspenseful, mysterious situations, Halloween, or an eerie level in a video game. Instrumental, Dangerous, Dark Music
A playful instrumental children's tune. The melody is played on a keyboard with a trumpet sound, while accompanied by keyboard and electronic loops. Fun and silly, it's perfect for kids. Has a bouncy and cute sonority. The melody can be jazzy, making it that much more joyful and charming. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Music
A fun instrumental track that feels like summer. Instrumentation includes keyboard and synth sounds. Bouncy and happy, would be perfect for a kid's show. Reminiscent of a bright summer day on the beach with friends, or a fun day at the park in the spring. Instrumental, Pop, Easy Listening
A fun and upbeat instrumental folk tune with animal sounds. Instruments include acoustic guitar, flute, shakers, and the animal sounds act as both harmony accompaniments as well as percussive tools. Cute and happy- good for children. Could be used in children TV and films. Instrumental, Pop, Acoustic Pop
Fun and lively instrumental blues track. Utilizes several electronic and synthesized sounds throughout, the most notable being the keyboard with an organ effect. Silly- could be used effectively in a children's show or movie. A very bright, playful, funky blues piece. Instrumental, Childrens, Childrens Instrumentals
A slow instrumental country ballad. Keyboard, acoustic guitar and snare and cymbal hits compliment each other throughout. A fairly mellow and sad track, yet powerful and triumphant because of the keyboard pounding low, strong harmonies. Confident and powerful- A track for overcoming sadness. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Music
A wholesome sounding instrumental pop track. Instrumentation includes keyboard, electric guitar, synth strings, and drum set. Good for scenes with family and friends. Could also be used as the introduction to a television show or movie. Happy and relaxed sonority. Family atmosphere most appropriate. Instrumental, Pop, Pop Music
An ambient hip-hop electronica track. Cool synth sounds combined with keyboard and drum loops. Has a relaxing, yet fun and chill vibe. Feels dreamy and imaginary. Could be used in outside scenes on a beautiful day, or in a situation where someone is zoning out. Cool and funky. Sounds like AIR. Instrumental, Hip Hop, Action Thriller Hip Hop
Acoustic instrumental country folk track. Instrumentation is a collection of acoustic guitars. Beautiful and relaxing, reminiscent of time spent on the porch at a ranch, or gracefully riding a horse along a dirt path. Serene with a great steady rhythm presented by one of the guitars. Rural Folk. Instrumental, Pop, Easy Listening
Asian inspired instrumental track with electronic and synthesized sounds. A keyboard with an Asian sonority remains constant as the accompaniment while other synthesized sounds come in and out carrying the melody. Slow, relaxed, and meditative sound. Appropriate in scenes involving Asian culture. Instrumental, Jazz, Acid Jazz