Senior Composer, Songwriter, Orchestrator, Producer
Jeff Franzel has had a multi-decade career that most creatives can only dream of. His early career found him sharing the stage with such legendary artists as Les Brown, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Mel Torme. His virtuosity on the piano led his career into more and more opportunities which eventually led him into the worlds of composing and songwriting. Jeff has written pop songs for such diverse artists as Josh Groban, Placido Domingo, Hayley Westenra, Kathy Troccoli, Clay Aiken, Temptations, Shawn Colvin, ‘N Sync, Dianne Reeves, Taylor Dayne, and Raven Symone. He writes in virtually all styles and works with lyricists in many languages. Jeff’s songs have been featured on over 20 platinum albums in the U.S. and other countries. On the U.S. Billboard charts Jeff has had a #2 pop hit with “Don’t Rush Me”, a top 10 AC hit with “You’ve Got a Way” and a #1 Contemporary Christian song called “Love Was Never Meant to Die”. He has had top ten hits in Japan, England, Brazil, Australia, Holland, Belgium, South Africa and Poland.