Jack Nitzsche - Sondz

Overview

Bernard Alfred Nitzsche ( NEECH-ee; April 22, 1937 – August 25, 2000), known professionally as Jack Nitzsche, was an American musician, arranger, songwriter, composer, and record producer. He first came to prominence in the early 1960s as the right-hand-man of producer Phil Spector and went on to work with the Rolling Stones and Neil Young, among others. He also worked extensively in film scores, notably for films such as Performance, The Exorcist and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. In 1983, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for co-writing "Up Where We Belong" with Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Facts

Born22 Apr. 1937, in Chicago
Died25 Aug. 2000 (Aged: 63), in Los Angeles
AreaUnited States
Years active37
StatusInactive
GenderMale
Married to

Gracia Nitzsche

Buffy Sainte‐Marie (1982-2000)

Role(s)ProducerElectric PianoLiner NotesComposerArranger
Label(s)FantasyAntillesVarèse SarabandeHanky Panky RecordsMapache RecordsDragon's Domain RecordsCinediscAnalogue ProductionsReprise RecordsRhino Handmade

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Discography

YearTitle
Jack Nitzsche2020Jack Nitzsche
The Lonely Surfer1963The Lonely Surfer

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
John Lee Hooker
John Lee HookerGuitarCreditLead vocals
Roy Rogers
Roy RogersSlide guitarCredit
Miles Davis
Miles DavisTrumpetCredit
Tim Drummond
Tim DrummondBass guitarCredit
Taj Mahal
Taj MahalAcoustic guitarCreditLead vocalsGuitar
Earl Palmer
Earl PalmerMembranophoneCredit
Bradford Ellis
Bradford EllisKeyboardCredit
Jeff Bridges
Jeff BridgesVocal
Billy Ocean
Billy OceanCredit