Ted Perlman

American musician, record producer, songwriter and arranger. Born November 21, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York. Has produced, played guitar, arranged, recorded and toured with major artists Whitney Houston, Harry Belafonte, Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, Burt Bacharach, Ronald Isley, Alessandra Rosaldo, The Manhattans, Blush, Ringo Starr, Joe Cocker, Chicago, rapper Young M.C., Jonathan Richman, Willie Colon & Hector Lavoe, Imelda Papin, Dr. Buzzard's Savannah Band and Engelbert Humperdink. All this has made Perlman proficient in a variety of musical styles - R&B, Rock, Hip-Hop, Soul, Classical, Pop, Latin, Rap, Country, World, etc.
Recent projects include producing the solo CD "Alessandra" by Mexican superstar Alessandra Rosaldo; a new release from The Manhattan Transfer; Dave Mason's "26 Letters, 12 Notes"; "God's Gardeners" - a CD of author Margaret Atwood; the first CD by 12-year old guitarist/singer Gypsy Rose; country singer Tesa James; A*TEENS star Sara Lumholdt; pop legend Neil Sedaka's latest release (featuring producer David Foster); Mexican rock-en-Espanol star Roberto Enrique; Bob Geldoff vocalist Zara; Catholic artist ValLimar Jansen; a solo CD from longtime Manhattan Transfer member Alan Paul; a CD from "Jersey Boys" Tony winner John Lloyd Young; a release from rock legend Benny Mardones; and Filipino singing superstar Imelda Papin. He programmed, arranged, & recorded the top-five platinum selling UK singles "Paradise" and "I Think I Love You" for Curb Records' singer Kaci. He produced & wrote the #1 European charting CD "Livin' On Love" for Peggi Blu.
Perlman won a Grammy for his work on "At This Time" by Burt Bacharach, and co-produced a song with Bacharach on Ronald Isley's CD "Here I Am". On "New Music From An Old Friend", Perlman played the guitar solo on Brian Wilson's "What Love Can Do" and co-produced "Still Remember" with Burt Bacharach. He mixed "The 5 Browns" duet w/Dean Martin. Perlman is also in production with actress/singer Gloria Loring on her new CD, and also working on a new CD for music icon Steve Lawrence with guests including country music superstars Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood.
Perlman has done extensive work in TV & Movies. He arranged, programmed, & recorded three songs in the Adam Sandler movie "I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry", ft. Lance Bass of *NSYNC. Perlman produced the song "Before We Say Goodbye" for MTV's "2gether"; produced, played and composed the score for the ABC-TV "World Stunt Awards"; co-wrote the main theme and cues for Showtime's "Full Frontal Comedy"; co-produced two songs in the Ellen Burstyn film "Walking Across Egypt"; and produced the title song for Jean-Claude Van Damme's film "Desert Heat". Perlman has conducted, played guitar, and arranged music for NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, and other networks. He has done jingles for McDonald's, Appleby's, Burger King, Korean Airlines, Perrier and Coca-Cola.
Perlman frequently writes for music magazines including "Computer Music" and was the subject of the first podcast by "Electronic Musician". Celemony and Trident both filmed interviews with Perlman at his studio in Los Angeles.
Husband of soul singer Peggi Blu.

Instruments & Performance

L.5811 Ted Perlman - זה הכל בינתיים album art יהונתן גפן*, דני ליטני* הם מסתירים את אלוהים (as טד פרלמן) יהונתן גפן*, דני ליטני* - זה הכל בינתיים(LP, Album) Galton L.5811 Israel 1974 Sell This Version
MCA-3223 Ted Perlman - I Got Love album art Peggie Blue* I Got Love and 3 more… Peggie Blue* - I Got Love (Album) MCA Records MCA-3223 US 1980 Sell This Version
25S-133 Ted Perlman - Tantalizingly Hot album art Stephanie Mills 'Ole Love (as Ted and 2 more… Stephanie Mills - Tantalizingly Hot (Album) Casablanca 25S-133 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
SP-4895 Ted Perlman - Keepin' Love New album art Howard Johnson Howard Johnson - Keepin' Love New (Album) A&M Records SP-4895 US 1982 Sell This Version
T-ST-2030 Ted Perlman - Once On A While Forever album art Guthrie Thomas Guthrie Thomas - Once On A While Forever(LP, Album) Pastels T-ST-2030 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
6032 Ted Perlman - Sophy...En...New York...Con...El...Mejor..! album art Sophy (2) Sophy (2) - Sophy...En...New York...Con...El...Mejor..!(LP, Album) Velvet (2) 6032 Puerto Rico 1983 Sell This Version
ZR28-886 Ted Perlman - Rendez-Vous album art Jorge Dalto & Super Friends* Jorge Dalto & Super Friends* - Rendez-Vous (Album) Eastworld ZR28-886 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
TEC-2001 Ted Perlman - Toshiba Demonstration Vol. 10 album art Various It´s Magic (as Ted Pearlman) Various - Toshiba Demonstration Vol. 10(CD, Comp) Toshiba TEC-2001 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
JM 631 Ted Perlman - Tiempo Pa' Matar album art Willie Colón Willie Colón - Tiempo Pa' Matar (Album) Fania Records JM 631 US 1984 Sell This Version
40 3076 Ted Perlman - Empire Burlesque album art Bob Dylan Tight Connection To My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love) Bob Dylan - Empire Burlesque (Album) Columbia 40 3076 South Africa 1985 Sell This Version
ESTV 2033, 24 0805 1 Ted Perlman - Blu Blowin' album art Peggi Blu Peggi Blu - Blu Blowin' (Album) Capitol Records ESTV 2033, 24 0805 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
PL71508, PL 71508 Ted Perlman - Closer album art Imagination Closer Imagination - Closer (Album) RCA, RCA PL71508, PL 71508 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
BD7070EB Ted Perlman - Empire Burlesque Outtakes album art Bob Dylan Bob Dylan - Empire Burlesque Outtakes(LP, Unofficial) Not On Label (Bob Dylan) BD7070EB UK 1987 Sell This Version
4XL-15164-4 Ted Perlman - Partners In Pleasure album art Mona Lisa* I Still Love You (as Ted Pearlman) Mona Lisa* - Partners In Pleasure (Album) Quality Records (2) 4XL-15164-4 US 1992 Sell This Version
WPCP-4846 Ted Perlman - Femme Fatale album art Miki Howard Hope That We Can Be Together Soon Miki Howard - Femme Fatale (Album) Giant Records WPCP-4846 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
72392 75333-2 Ted Perlman - Stand And Be Proud album art Voice Of The City Featuring The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra* Voice Of The City Featuring The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra* - Stand And Be Proud(CD, Maxi) Scotti Bros. Records 72392 75333-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
PRO-CD-5682 Ted Perlman - Femme Fatale Sampler album art Miki Howard Hope That We Can Be Together Soon Miki Howard - Femme Fatale Sampler(CD, Promo, Smplr) Giant Records, Reprise Records PRO-CD-5682 US 1992 Sell This Version
0777 7 99042 2 8, CDEST 2198 Ted Perlman - What's The Flavor? album art Young MC Just Like That (as Ted Pearlman) Young MC - What's The Flavor? (Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 0777 7 99042 2 8, CDEST 2198 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
529 507-2 Ted Perlman - 我不寂寞 album art 陳慧嫻* 變心 and 1 more… 陳慧嫻* - 我不寂寞(CD, Album) Polydor 529 507-2 Hong Kong 1995 Sell This Version
7243 8 35376 2 4, TCEMD 1085 Ted Perlman - Take Me Higher album art Diana Ross Voice Of The Heart (as Ted Pearlman) Diana Ross - Take Me Higher (Album) EMI United Kingdom, EMI United Kingdom 7243 8 35376 2 4, TCEMD 1085 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
CH 5794-2 Ted Perlman - Everybody Wants Some! (Of Van Halen - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius) album art Various Dance The Night Away Various - Everybody Wants Some! (Of Van Halen - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius)(CD, Album) CherryDisc Records, Roadrunner Records CH 5794-2 USA & Canada 1997 Sell This Version
PR03054 Ted Perlman - I Think I Love You album art Kaci* Kaci* - I Think I Love You(CD, Single, Promo) Curb Records PR03054 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
none Ted Perlman - Paradise album art Kaci* Kaci* - Paradise (Maxi, Single, EP) Curb Records none 2001 Sell This Version
4158-2 Ted Perlman - Ze Hakol Beintayim, Beintayim Ze Hakol (That's All For Now, For Now That's All) album art Yonathan Geffen, Danny Litani Yonathan Geffen, Danny Litani - Ze Hakol Beintayim, Beintayim Ze Hakol (That's All For Now, For Now That's All)(CD, Album, RE) Phonokol 4158-2 Israel 2001 Sell This Version
EPC 510240 2 Ted Perlman - Sogni Proibiti  Ornella E Le Canzoni Di Bacharach album art Ornella Vanoni Love's (Still) The Answer Ornella Vanoni - Sogni Proibiti Ornella E Le Canzoni Di Bacharach (Album) Epic EPC 510240 2 Italy 2002 Sell This Version