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 Cover-Design 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 Diese Version verkaufen
MCA-3223 Ted Perlman - I Got Love Cover-Design Peggie Blue* I Got Love und 3 weitere… Peggie Blue* - I Got Love (Album) MCA Records MCA-3223 US 1980 Diese Version verkaufen
25S-133 Ted Perlman - Tantalizingly Hot Cover-Design Stephanie Mills 'Ole Love (as Ted und 2 weitere… Stephanie Mills - Tantalizingly Hot (Album) Casablanca 25S-133 Japan 1982 Diese Version verkaufen
SP-4895 Ted Perlman - Keepin' Love New Cover-Design Howard Johnson Howard Johnson - Keepin' Love New (Album) A&M Records SP-4895 US 1982 Diese Version verkaufen
T-ST-2030 Ted Perlman - Once On A While Forever Cover-Design Guthrie Thomas Guthrie Thomas - Once On A While Forever(LP, Album) Pastels T-ST-2030 Germany 1982 Diese Version verkaufen
6032 Ted Perlman - Sophy...En...New York...Con...El...Mejor..! Cover-Design Sophy (2) Sophy (2) - Sophy...En...New York...Con...El...Mejor..!(LP, Album) Velvet (2) 6032 Puerto Rico 1983 Diese Version verkaufen
ZR28-886 Ted Perlman - Rendez-Vous Cover-Design Jorge Dalto & Super Friends* Jorge Dalto & Super Friends* - Rendez-Vous (Album) Eastworld ZR28-886 Japan 1983 Diese Version verkaufen
TEC-2001 Ted Perlman - Toshiba Demonstration Vol. 10 Cover-Design Various It´s Magic (as Ted Pearlman) Various - Toshiba Demonstration Vol. 10(CD, Comp) Toshiba TEC-2001 Japan 1983 Diese Version verkaufen
JM 631 Ted Perlman - Tiempo Pa' Matar Cover-Design Willie Colón Willie Colón - Tiempo Pa' Matar (Album) Fania Records JM 631 US 1984 Diese Version verkaufen
40 3076 Ted Perlman - Empire Burlesque Cover-Design Bob Dylan Tight Connection To My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love) Bob Dylan - Empire Burlesque (Album) Columbia 40 3076 South Africa 1985 Diese Version verkaufen
ESTV 2033, 24 0805 1 Ted Perlman - Blu Blowin' Cover-Design Peggi Blu Peggi Blu - Blu Blowin' (Album) Capitol Records ESTV 2033, 24 0805 1 UK 1987 Diese Version verkaufen
PL71508, PL 71508 Ted Perlman - Closer Cover-Design Imagination Closer Imagination - Closer (Album) RCA, RCA PL71508, PL 71508 Europe 1987 Diese Version verkaufen
BD7070EB Ted Perlman - Empire Burlesque Outtakes Cover-Design Bob Dylan Bob Dylan - Empire Burlesque Outtakes(LP, Unofficial) Not On Label (Bob Dylan) BD7070EB UK 1987 Diese Version verkaufen
4XL-15164-4 Ted Perlman - Partners In Pleasure Cover-Design Mona Lisa* I Still Love You (as Ted Pearlman) Mona Lisa* - Partners In Pleasure (Album) Quality Records (2) 4XL-15164-4 US 1992 Diese Version verkaufen
WPCP-4846 Ted Perlman - Femme Fatale Cover-Design Miki Howard Hope That We Can Be Together Soon Miki Howard - Femme Fatale (Album) Giant Records WPCP-4846 Japan 1992 Diese Version verkaufen
72392 75333-2 Ted Perlman - Stand And Be Proud Cover-Design 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 Diese Version verkaufen
PRO-CD-5682 Ted Perlman - Femme Fatale Sampler Cover-Design 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 Diese Version verkaufen
0777 7 99042 2 8, CDEST 2198 Ted Perlman - What's The Flavor? Cover-Design 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 Diese Version verkaufen
529 507-2 Ted Perlman - 我不寂寞 Cover-Design 陳慧嫻* 我寂寞 (Version 2, Remington Mix) und 1 weitere… 陳慧嫻* - 我不寂寞(CD, Album) Polydor 529 507-2 Hong Kong 1995 Diese Version verkaufen
7243 8 35376 2 4, TCEMD 1085 Ted Perlman - Take Me Higher Cover-Design 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 Diese Version verkaufen
CH 5794-2 Ted Perlman - Everybody Wants Some! (Of Van Halen - A Loose Interpretation Of The Musical Genius) Cover-Design 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 Diese Version verkaufen
PR03054 Ted Perlman - I Think I Love You Cover-Design Kaci* Kaci* - I Think I Love You(CD, Single, Promo) Curb Records PR03054 Europe 2001 Diese Version verkaufen
none Ted Perlman - Paradise Cover-Design Kaci* Kaci* - Paradise (Maxi, Single, EP) Curb Records none 2001 Diese Version verkaufen
4158-2 Ted Perlman - Ze Hakol Beintayim, Beintayim Ze Hakol (That's All For Now, For Now That's All) Cover-Design 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 Diese Version verkaufen
EPC 510240 2 Ted Perlman - Sogni Proibiti  Ornella E Le Canzoni Di Bacharach Cover-Design Ornella Vanoni Love's (Still) The Answer Ornella Vanoni - Sogni Proibiti Ornella E Le Canzoni Di Bacharach (Album) Epic EPC 510240 2 Italy 2002 Diese Version verkaufen