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Jonah Koslen has been creatively
active in the music business as a composer, a producer
and a performer, since 1973.
with his successful tenure with the
included the writing and recording of some of the bands
most loved songs ("Waste a Little Time On Me", "Strike
Up The Band", "Nothings Gonna Change My Mind", "Ladies
Choice"), Jonah contributed lead guitar, lead vocals and
arrangements to three albums and numerous compilations.
The song, "Nothings Gonna Change My Mind" charted in the
summer of 1977.
Jonah's solo work included
a solo record in 1978 (Back Tracks) and 2 albums with
Breathless (including such songs as "Takin'
It Back", "Glued to the Radio," and "Walk Right In"
among others). "Takin' It Back" charted in 1979.
After recording the album "Aces"
with Jonah Koslen and the Heroes, Jonah relocated
to Los Angeles 1984.
During his 13 years in LA, Jonah kept very busy. He
recorded demos with 80's teen star Tiffany.
Appeared at Farm Aid II with blues legend
Bonnie Bramlett (subsequently writing and recording
several songs for an episode of the TV show "Fame"
which Bonnie appeared in). Worked with one time
Jimmy Crespo. Worked and recorded with Guns
and Roses guitarist,
Gilby Clark. Appeared live on TV with
Wayne Newton. Composed music for B movies
(Teenage Vampire, The Dangerous, Lunar Cop, etc.).
Composed and produced an album for the rock band Skin
Diver. And reunited with Michael Stanley to
help write and produce the Ghost Poets CD.
Since this time, Jonah also branched out into the
world of multimedia, where he did pioneering work on
interactive CD-ROMs, including the first mixed-mode,
promotional CD-ROM, a prototype for the Rolling Stones'
"VooDoo Lounge". He continued on to design and produce
CD-ROMs for Philips Media and JVC Interactive.
These titles included the CD-ROM game, produced with the
Improv comedy club, "Don't Quit Your Day Job".
Featuring an immersive 360 degree virtual reality
environment, the player interacted with agents, club
owners, wanna be's and famous comics, including Bill
Mahr, Steve Allen and many others.
Walsh of the
Eagles brought Jonah in to help create the
special effects movie of the band member's "morphing"
into each other. This was used to introduce the band's
encores throughout their hugely successful, world wide
reunion tour, "Hell Freezes Over".
In recent years, Jonah's experience with web design
and the music industry have led him to participate in
the newly emerging technologies of streaming media, with
such industry pioneers Everstream and