About The Music Kitchen

Michael Benghiat in his studioThe Music Kitchen Inc. was founded in 1991 as a full-service music production company. It is owned by Michael Benghiat, a veteran award-winning composer, publisher, producer and entrepreneur.

The Music Kitchen has been a major supplier of custom and library music for television networks and production companies such as the NBC, ABC, CBS, Comcast, E! Channel, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Dr. Oz Show, and the OWN Network.

In recent years Michael has focused on his latest business Audio Addiction Music Library, a production music library distributed in the U.S. and throughout the world.

Audio Addiction consists of more than 8,000 vocal and instrumental tracks, and includes compositions from over 200 composers worldwide.

The library currently licenses thousands of tracks that provide hundreds of hours of music for TV shows, films, promos, ad campaigns, documentaries and Internet uses each year.

A short list of credits:

Dance Moms
Pretty Little Liars
Dr. Oz
Keeping Up With The Kardashians
Big Bang Theory
NCIS: New Orleans
Criminal Minds
E! News Live
Fashion Police
True Hollywood Stories
Hollywood Cycle
Steve Harvey Show
Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Day
Iyanla Fix My Life
Two And a Half Men
Steel Magnolias

Access Hollywood
ABC America This Morning
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
Super Soul Sunday
Toddlers and Tiaras
Desperate Housewives
General Hospital
American Stuffers
The Carrie Diaries
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Jimmy Kimmel Live
World News Now
One Life To Live
All My Children
Jeff Corwin Experience

Nate Berkus
Desperate Housewives
Feed The Children
Dr. G Medical Examiner
Amazing Race
Kimora Life In the Fab Lane
Cold Case
Ghost Whisperer
Without A Trace
60 Minutes
The Price is Right
The Early Show
One Born Every Minute
Oprah Where Are They Now?
Big Brother

As a composer, Michael is one of the leading creators of spa/relaxation music, with over 130,000 CDs sold, as well as thousands of downloads.

He has also composed music for many national ad campaigns, including Apple, Pizza Hut, Mitsubishi Motors, Contadina, Weinerschnitzel, J.C. Penney, Blue Cross, John Deere, Disney, HBO, and many others.

As a songwriter, Michael was the Grand Prize winner in an international songwriting contest.  He also co-wrote and produced two soundtrack CDs for Sailor Moon, a cult animated hit series which has continued to be popular even today.

In addition to writing and producing music, Michael recently launched Lifetime Investor, a series of online investing courses on stocks, bonds, real estate, tax liens and gold and silver.  These courses are perfect for musicians and creative types who never had the opportunity to get a financial education.

He is also the author of a series of guitar instructional courses and Crack The Code, a composer training and mentoring course.

Michael lives in California with his wife Stacy, their cat JoJo Kitty and their dog Frank who is obsessed with balls…..

Benghiat family pic