Errol Cooney


Errol Cooney is a professional guitarist, musical director, and songwriter/producer originally from Houston,TX living in Los Angeles, CA. Having spent the last fifteen years as the touring guitarist for Janet Jackson and Stevie Wonder, he has performed and/or recorded with a wide variety of other artists and producers including Quincy Jones, James Taylor, BB King, Dave Chappelle, Paul Simon, Andra Day, Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé, Willie Nelson, Jamie Foxx, and many more. After over twenty years in the music business he has spent time as musical director for Goapele as well as American Idol winners Phillip Phillips and Fantasia, among others. Errol wrote and produced music with many famed artists including Grammy award winners Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi, and Andrae Crouch. Film credits include A Star is Born and Disney/Pixar’s Onward. He regularly appears on a variety of national television broadcasts including The Grammys, The Kennedy Center Honors, American Idol, The Tonight Show, Ellen, and The Academy Awards.