Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen is a former senior editor at Billboard, a regular contributor to Variety and the author of the 2011 New York Times-bestselling authorized biography of Pearl Jam, “Pearl Jam 20.” During his six-year stint as the music booker on Jimmy Fallon’s NBC late-night show, he secured the first U.S. TV performances of Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Lorde, Kacey Musgraves and Tame Impala, among many others, and facilitated reunions by long-dormant acts such as Jawbox, the Cars, Pulp, the Specials, Mazzy Star and Portishead. He is currently the executive talent producer for events at The David Lynch Foundation.