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Ted Perlman / Bio

Ted has produced, played guitar, arranged, recorded, & toured with major artists Whitney Houston, Harry Belafonte, Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, Burt Bacharach, Ronald Isley, Alessandra Rosaldo, The Manhattans, Blush, Manhattan Transfer, Ringo, Joe Cocker, Chicago, rapper Young M.C., Jonathan Richman, Willie Colon & Hector Lavoe, Imelda Papin, Dr. Buzzard's Savannah Band, & Engelbert Humperdink. All this has made Ted proficient in a variety of musical styles - R&B, Rock, Hip-Hop, Soul, Classical, Pop, Latin, Rap, Country, World, etc. Originally from New York, he now lives in Los Angeles.

He has done extensive work in TV & Movies. He arranged, programmed, & recorded 3 songs in the Adam Sandler movie "I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry", ft. Lance Bass of *NSYNC. Ted produced the song "Before We Say Goodbye" for MTV's "2gether", produced, played, & composed the score for the ABC-TV "World Stunt Awards", co-wrote the main theme & cues for Showtime's "Full Frontal Comedy" (winner of Cable ACE award for Best Stand Up Comedy), co-produced 2 songs in the Ellen Burstyn film "Walking Across Egypt", & produced the title song for Jean-Claude Van Damme’s film "Desert Heat". Ted has conducted, played guitar, & arranged music for NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, & others. He has done jingles for McDonald's, Appleby's, Burger King, Korean Airlines, Perrier, & Coca-Cola.

He is a Pro endorser/consultant featured in ads by major companies Sony Digital, Steinberg, Dean Markley Strings, PSP, Trident HG3 speakers, Brauner-Sontronics-ADK-Studio Projects-Pearlman microphones, Native Instruments, LinPlug, ikMultimedia, Frontier, Audio Technica, & Full Compass Audio, X-Hun Audio, & Rob Papen, among many others. He writes for music magazines including "Computer Music" & was the subject of the first podcast by “Electronic Musician”.

New projects are producing the new solo CD “Alessandra” by Mexican superstar Alessandra Rosaldo (who has career CD sales totaling almost 10 million), a new release from The Manhattan Transfer, Dave Mason's "26 Letters, 12 Notes", “God’s Gardeners” (a new CD from award winning internationally famed author Margaret Atwood), country singer Tesa James (relative of famed outlaw Jesse James), up & coming 12-year old guitarist singer Gypsy Rose, A*TEENS star Sara Lumholdt, pop legend Neil Sedaka’s latest release (featuring producers David Foster & Ted), Mexican rock-en-Espanol star Roberto Enrique, longtime Manhattan Transfer member Alan Paul’s new solo CD, Bob Geldoff vocalist Zara, "Gospel Record & Song Of The Year" Unity Award winning Catholic artist ValLimar Jansen, 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 American Idol’s “Vocal Coach From Hell” Peggi Blu. After many years of being involved with praise & worship music, Ted is producing a new CD for “First Baptist Church of Pasadena”. He also produced a new jazz CD called “LA Smooth”, which features the ‘best jazz musicians in Los Angeles’. He wrote all the songs with world-renowned art collector and philanthropist Elizabeth Keck.

Ted recently won a Grammy for his work on "At This Time" by Burt Bacharach, & co-produced with Burt a song on Ronald Isley's CD "Here I Am". On "New Music From An Old Friend", Ted played the guitar solo on Brian Wilson’s "What Love Can Do" & co-produced "Still Remember" with Burt Bacharach. He mixed "The 5 Browns" duet w/Dean Martin of "Everybody Loves Somebody" (which went to #1 TWICE in Billboard). Ted is currently in production with actress/singer Gloria Loring (Robin Thicke’s mom) on her next CD, and also working on a new CD for Steve Lawrence, which includes a guest performance by country music superstars Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood.

Oh yeah…Ted is FINALLY working on his own CD!

General Info

Band Members
Ted Perlman
Artist Name
Ted Perlman
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/tedperlman
Genres
Pop / R&B / Country / Rock / Alt / Latin Pop

Contact Info

Location
Los Angeles, CA