Musician, Producer, and Songwriter
John Leventhal is a Grammy-winning musician, producer, songwriter, and recording engineer who has produced albums for Michelle Branch, Rosanne Cash, Marc Cohn, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, Jim Lauderdale, Joan Osborne, Loudon Wainwright , The Wreckers, and many others. As a musician he has worked with all of the above as well as artists such as Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Bruce Hornsby, Elvis Costello, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Charlie Haden, David Crosby, Levon Helm, Edie Brickell, Paul Simon, Patty Larkin, Kelly Willis, Susan Tedeschi, Steve Forbert, and Johnny Cash. As a songwriter he has had over 100 songs recorded by various artists. In 1998 he won the Grammy for Record and Song of the year for producing and co-writing the song “Sunny Came Home”. Albums he has produced have been nominated for a total of 11 Grammys. Rosanne Cash’s album The List, produced by Leventhal, won the 2010 Americana Music Association’s Album Of The Year as well as earning a 2010 Grammy nomination for Best Americana Album. In 2005 he composed the score for the film Winter’s Solstice. He lives with his wife Rosanne Cash and their children in New York City.