Jordan Cooper lives in Queens, NY and has been writing, recording and performing music for over 17 years. He has created over 1000 pieces of music, including over 250 songs, various instrumentals and film scores. He has been performing live for years as a solo musician and in several bands.
In January 2017, Jordan scored the music for "No More Excuses," a big song and dance segment on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. You can watch that here.
In 2016, Jordan composed the theme song to the podcast It's Ok To Go.
In 2010 Jordan created the website WriteASongAboutMe.com, where customers can order songs written and recorded about them or a loved one. So far he has made over 40 songs through this service.
For most of 2010 he was part of the live band for Kevin Allison's ("The State") RISK! show at the 92Y Tribeca, as well as one of the top contributors of music for the RISK! Podcast. The show featured comedians such as Janeane Garofalo, Rachel Dratch, and Michael Showalter. His music has also been featured on the Comedy Bang Bang podcast.
- The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, composed "No More Excuses" song, 2017
- "The Jameson Job", short film, Dir: Nate Brown, 2017
- "G-Cop", short film, Pizza Kid Productions, 2017
- “The Will”, short film, directors Amanda Jane Stern & Narci Regina, 2016
- “It’s OK To Go”, Podcast Theme and Music, 2016
- “Great Expectations”, short film, director Don Downie, 2016
- “Taboo”, short film, director Doosoo Dooks Kim, 2016
- “Bold Blend” Theme Song, talk show, Bold Media Inc, 2016
- "Side Talk" Webseries, Chepookah Productions, 2015
- Demerbox Ad, Commercial, Gotham Sound prod., 2015
- "Frenemy Mine", short film, Pizza Kid Productions, 2015
- "The Omnibus Collector", Theme and Incidental Music, Youtube channel 2015
- "HR", short film, Infinity Ball Productions, 2014
- "Incorpo Reality", short film, Infinity Ball Productions, 2014
- "Knockout Names", App game, Main music and character selection music, 2014
- "Ham For The Holidays", short film, Pizza Kid Productions, 2014
- Wisycom Ad, Commercial, Gotham Sound prod., 2014
- "Florida Is The Best Place", comedy musical short, Funny Or Die, 2014
Please browse the Music sections and the links below for a wide selection of his work:
Sally, all love song. Pop band with songs written by Jordan Cooper, sung by Kristen Gudsnuk. Sally's EP We Are In A Car was released in 2012 to glowing reviews and is available on Itunes, Amazon, CDBaby, Spotify and Pandora. Their second EP, Christmas Single, was released in December 2014. Both releases can be downloaded here.
Write a Song About Me - Jordan's "Order a Song" website. Order a customized song for yourself or a loved one.
MP3 Of The Week blog. Maintained for many years, features all sorts of music, plus the stories behind the songs.
Jordan's Soundcloud page - Hear miscellaneous tracks, including many from his rock band Trouble's Afoot, demos, live performances, and more.
In 2016 he released the EP Tom Dead, which is available here.
In 2007 he made a children's album called Scarlet Songs, for his niece Scarlett. The album is available for free here.
Jordan uses Protools, Logic, Cubase LE, Native Instruments, East West, Spectrasonics, and various other programs for music production. He plays guitar, keyboard, accordion, ukulele, and learns any other instrument he can get his hands on.
- "Platonic Parts", short film, Pizza Kid Productions, 2013
- "Astronaut Elementary", Book Advertisement, 2013
- "The Adventures of Craig", short film, 2012
- "Road To The Top", short film, Pizza Kid Productions, 2012
- "Trixaxis and Allies", short film, Pizza Kid Productions, 2011
- "Are You Sure? The Allison Reynolds Story", short film, Pizza Kid Productions, 2010
- RISK! Podcast, multiple theme songs over many episodes, 2009-2011
- Meghan O'Neil One Woman show at The Magnet Theater, backing music, NYC, 2010
- Mr.Whitepants, music for video sketches, 2009
- "The Fruitwastersons", short comedy film, 2009
- Cousin Eskimo, music for live comedy sketches, 2004-2005
- “Daddy Goes Bowling Drunk Driving PSA”, comedy short, Nov 2005
- Tim Warner: A Life in the Clouds, full original score for 35 min thesis film, 2004
- “Matt Koff’s Word Du Jour”, Musical jingles for word-a-day website
- School Of Visual Arts, composed 21 themes for Junior Film Festival, 2003