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Artist Development

25 years experience as a multi-platinum selling hit songwriter, producer and educator has given Wayne Cohen the tools to develop major label and indie artists.

Wayne has helped develop the careers of multi-million selling UK girl group Eternal, Martin Sexton, Curtis Stigers, Michelle Lewis, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Australian indie pop/rock artist Dimitra, UK indie electromantic artist Thousand Hours and US indie singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Karen Kanan.

Wayne's artist development strategy includes:

-Helping the artist to craft a unified artistic persona
-Writing and/or sourcing breakthrough songs (which can include Wayne's song tutoring, co-writing)
-Crafting and capturing amazing sounding live performance videos; production of definitive master recordings
-Social media and viral marketing of the videos, recordings and gigs; assistance with visual media Licensing


Stand Up Sound is a multi-faceted NYC based audio and music production company owned by Clio award-winning composer, creative director, producer, mixer, and multi-million selling hit songwriter, Wayne Cohen.

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