Jonathan Merkel

Composer, Mixer, Producer

Jonathan Merkel on SoundBetter

Hi, I am a songwriter, producer and composer versed in many styles of music. I earned a BA in music from Musicians Institute and also took classes at UCLA Extension and at Berklee School of Music. I have written and co written hundreds of songs and instrumental tracks that have been featured and placed on TV shows, films, commercials, etc.

If you have a project that you’d like to discuss please contact me. I can produce your music from start to finish. If you are looking to place your music in TV shows, films, etc. I can help guide you with that and make suggestions who to contact when your music is finished. I generally work in the following styles - Hip Hop, Latin, Rock, Score and Cinematic music.

Some of my song placements include

TV Shows – Grand Hotel, Abbys, SWAT, All American, Black-ish, Bloodline, Bull, Burn Notice, CSI, Complications, From Dusk Till Dawn, Looking, Rosewood, Sneaky Pete, When Heroes Fly, Training Day and many more…

Films – The Predator, Peppermint, Lean On Pete, Rough Night, El Camino A Breaking Bad Movie, 99 Homes, Arena and many more…

Commercials – Nike, LA Times, The Shield (FX), Mr. Brooks, Sony Blueray

Here are the services I offer.

Arranging, Writing, Programming drums, Programming synths, Recording guitar (electric and acoustic), Bringing in studio musicians when needed, Vocal comping and editing, Vocal tuning (I’ve been using Melodyne for more than 10 years), Editing, Mixing and Mastering.

I use Logic X, Royer and Mojave microphones, a Kemper Profiling Amp, Overstayer and Millennia preamps, Various guitar amps including Bogner, Marshall and Fender, Plugins include UAD, Waves, Fab Filter, Massey, Slate Digital, Sound Toys and many more

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Merkel Montage

I was the Beatmaker, Mixer, Producer, Guitarist in this production

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