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Meytal Cohen is a hard-hitting versatile drummer based in the Los Angeles area. Born and raised in Ramat-Gan, Israel, Meytal is the youngest in a large family of seven. Meytal graduated from the prestigious Blich High School in Ramat-Gan as a theater major. At the age of 18, Meytal started playing drums and found her passion.

After being released from duty after serving two years in the Israel Defense Force, Meytal relocated to LA and enrolled in the Los Angeles Music Academy to pursue her drumming career. She was professionally trained in drums and percussion by world-class musicians such as: Joe Porcaro, Ralph Humphrey, Michael Shapiro, Aaron Zerfaty, Randy Cook and Joey Heredia. Her fusion of Rock, Funk, Jazz, and Afro-Cuban contribute to her unique style.

Meytal has collaborated, recorded, and performed in tours in the U.S., Australia, South America and Europe with some of the biggest names in the Hollywood music industry: N.E.R.D, Chromeo, Nelly Furtado, Metaphor and more.

As of July 2013 she is working on her own original music, having just released her first single ”Breathe” and working on a full album.

Meytal’s drumming has been featured on numerous TV shows and films, including: “Jimmy Kimmel Live Show”, “The Kerrianne Kennerly Show” (Australia), “The Heartbreak Kid” (Ben Stiller) and more.

Currently, Meytal invests a great deal of time and efforts into her online videos project “Meytal”, a project that has been getting massive worldwide exposure and support, and has been viewed by millions of fans and industry professionals all over the world, including Vinnie Paul (Pantera), Shavo Odadjian (System Of A Down), Jonas Akerlund (Music Video Director - Madonna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga and more) to name a few.

Meytal is an official endorsee of Vic Firth, DC California Drum, Soultone Cymbals and Behringer Microphones.

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