Producer, songwriter and composer Johnny Hanson works and lives in Los Angeles, CA. As a producer, Johnny has worked with Christina Perri, Avi Buffalo, Brynn Elliott, Man of Leisure, Georgia Greene, Ayra (managed by Smokey Robinson) and Paris Carney's project O'neill Hudson to name a few. As a guitarist and vocalist he has toured and performed with many artists, including Christina Perri, The Neverly Boys, Brynn Elliott, Jason Mraz, Demi Lovato, Conrad Sewell, Molly Kate Kestner and Lenka.
He has had songs placed in major network television shows such as CW’s new drama series “In The Dark,” "One Tree Hill" and "Children's Hospital." He has also written original songs specifically for many shows including "Nashville," “Switched at Birth” and "Greenleaf." On the composing side, he has written cues for NBC's "Better Late Than Never," Netflix's "Lady Dynamite" and original scoring for short and full feature films including 2018’s festival favorite short Secret Sweets. The film took home the award for Best International Short Film at the Catalina Film Festival.
Additionally, Johnny occasionally coaches guitar for film and television - he coached Bradley Cooper prior to filming his leading role in the Oscar winning film A Star Is Born, Mary Kay Place for Netflix’s “Lady Dynamite,” actress Lea Thompson and “High School Musical” star Lucas Grabeel to name a few. Johnny is a co-owner of Nest Recorders in Los Angeles where he does most of his recording, composing and producing. Having already had personal success and radio play with his band Melanoid (2009’s Asleep in the Wake EP and 2013’s Jamais Vu EP), last year he released the first single from his newest personal musical project Walker Reinhardt, “Get Lost.” He is currently focused on producing and songwriting and is regularly taking on new projects.