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Josh Rabinowitz

EVP/Director of Music, Grey

Josh Rabinowitz has produced over 8500 tracks for brands, cinema, recording labels and television. His branded work includes several ground-breaking initiatives utilizing artists such as Black Eyed Peas, Run DMC (their last known recording together) and Rihanna.  

Rabinowitz been called a "New Music Mogul" by Fast Company; "Beethoven’s Greatest Fan" by NPR; and "The Voice" of the music-branding space in the press. He’s spoken at every major music conference.

In 2007 Rabinowitz created the "Grey Cannes Lions Music Seminar" where he has presented artists like Marilyn Manson, Lou Reed, Yoko Ono, Patti Smith, Tony Bennett, Courtney Love and Debbie Harry.

Rabinowitz has been an Adjunct Professor at NYU and The New School, and a columnist for Billboard’s "With the Brand".  He’s been cited in The NY Times, Rolling Stone, Crain’s, Forbes, etc. and has appeared on Bloomberg TV News and NPR as an expert on Music in Media.

He has sat on the Cannes Radio Lions jury twice and was picked to be the inaugural President of the Music Jury for the London International Awards in 2010.

Rabinowitz was just also chosen to be the inaugural President of the Cannes Music Lions Jury to take place this June 2016.

He has been a bandleader, school teacher, trombonist and jazz recorder player based in the world’s cultural capital - aka Brooklyn!

Why a Music Lion will mean more than a Grammy

Why a Music Lion will mean more than a Grammy

The convergence of music and branding has never been more relevant, writes Grey's director of music and president of Cannes' first Music Lions

Hitting the right notes at the big game

Hitting the right notes at the big game

Grey's director of music reviews the Super Bowl's musical hits and misses


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