Green Zebra is super-team Lior Goldenberg and Joel Henry Stein. Together they bring decades of professional experience in songwriting, producing, engineering, composing, performing, and arranging. Lior and Joel each has his own unique skill set, and together in the studio they make a powerhouse duo.
Lior Goldenberg is a producer/mixer based in Los Angeles. He has worked with Stevie Wonder, Stone Temple Pilots, Ziggy Marley, Rancid, Fuel, Macy Gray, Sheryl Crow, MxPx, Vanessa Carlton, Marilyn Manson, Andrew W.K., Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Alanis Morissette, and indie artists Allen Stone, Crash Kings, Saint Motel, Whosarmy, Boy in the Bubble, Oliver Future, The Hanks, VETO and many more.
Joel Henry Stein’s talents and experience as a performer, composer, arranger, conductor, and engineer all converge in the recording studio. He has recorded numerous rock, jazz, and classical musicians in New York, LA, Washington DC, and Houston and has worked with accomplished session players such as Matt Johnson (Jeff Buckley, Rufus Wainwright, Duncan Sheik, Beth Orton), Brad Albetta (Rufus Wainwright, Pete Townsend, Glen Hansard, Sean Lennon), Jeff Allen (Avril Lavigne, Duncan Sheik), and Deon Estus (George Michael, Wham!). Joel has received 6 ASCAP awards for his songwriting achievement.
In addition to engineering and producing most of his own six solo albums, Joel has also worked in the studio with artists such as Lara Johnston, Chiara String Quartet, Alan Green, Arianna Afsar, Rena Strober, Deanna Julian, and Doug Kreeger, to name a few. He also has produced soundtracks for Discovery and National Geographic as well as for the Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre and the Rice Equity Theatre.
From 1997-1998, Joel ran the Sony-donated million-dollar recording studio at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. From 1999-2009 he taught songwriting, composition, and music theory at the American Festival for the Arts. From 2007-2012 he taught recording, electronic composition, music technology, musicianship, and music theory at UCLA.