Danny Kortchmar

Soundtrack, Composer, Music Department

Soundtrack, Composer, Music Department


"Kooch" is an accomplished New York-based session guitarist. He was featured on just about every Carole King album of the late '60s and early '70s. Featured on James Taylor's Sweet Baby James (he was a member of a band called Flying Machine with a then-unknown Taylor. Remember the line "Sweet dreams and Flying Machines in pieces on the ground" ...
Birth date
1946-04-06

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackDrinnen - Im Internet sind alle gleich
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Sexy Zeit (2020) ... (writer: "Here's Why I Did Not Go to Work Today")
2020
SoundtrackMr. Pregnant
(Short) (writer: "Somebody's Baby")
2019
SoundtrackThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Jamie Foxx/Niall Horan (2017) ... (writer: "Dirty Laundry" - uncredited)
2017
SoundtrackMystery Science Theater 3000: The Return
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (2017) ... (writer: "Somebody's Baby" - uncredited)
2017
SoundtrackCold Case
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - Baby Blues (2006) ... (writer: "Somebody's Baby") - Greed (2004) ... (writer: "Dirty Laundry")
2004-2006
SoundtrackEagles: The Farewell 1 Tour - Live from Melbourne
(Video) (writer: "Sunset Grill", "Dirty Laundry")
2005
SoundtrackOutfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
(Documentary) (writer: "Dirty Laundry")
2004
SoundtrackNot Another Teen Movie
(writer: "Somebody's Baby")
2001
SoundtrackThe West Wing
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Somebody's Going to Emergency, Somebody's Going to Jail (2001) ... (writer: "New York Minute")
2001
SoundtrackCoyote Ugly
(writer: "All She Wants to Do Is Dance")
2000
SoundtrackJonny Lang Live at Montreux 1999
(TV Special) (writer: "Right Back" - uncredited)
1999
SoundtrackGood Will Hunting
(writer: "Somebody's Baby")
1997
SoundtrackTrial and Error
(writer: "Too Much of Everything")
1997
SoundtrackSpace Jam
(producer: "That's The Way (I Like It)")
1996
SoundtrackTo Die For
(performer: "DIRTY LAUNDRY")
1995
SoundtrackFriends
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The One with Two Parts: Part 2 (1995) ... (writer: "New York Minute" - uncredited)
1995
SoundtrackEagles: Hell Freezes Over
(TV Special documentary) (writer: "New York Minute")
1994
SoundtrackJackson Browne: Going Home
(TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Knock On Any Door")
1994
SoundtrackThe Bodyguard
(producer: " (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding")
1992
SoundtrackGlenn Frey Strange Weather Live in Dublin
(Video documentary) (writer: "Love In The 21st Century" - as D. Kortchmar)
1992
SoundtrackDerrick
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Der Einzelgänger (1990) ... (writer: "New York Minute")
1990
SoundtrackMiami Vice
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - A Rock and a Hard Place (1988) ... (writer: "Dirty Laundry" - uncredited)
1988
SoundtrackSquare Dance
(arranger: "THE UNCLOUDED DAY")
1987
SoundtrackThe Color of Money
(writer: "Who Owns This Place?")
1986
SoundtrackAbout Last Night
(writer: "IF ANYBODY HAD A HEART")
1986
SoundtrackFire with Fire
(producer: "If Anybody Had a Heart") / (writer: "If Anybody Had a Heart")
1986
SoundtrackReal Genius
(writer: "All She Wants to Do Is Dance")
1985
SoundtrackVision Quest
(producer: "She's On The Zoom") / (writer: "She's On The Zoom")
1985
SoundtrackIltatähti
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode dated 22 February 1983 (1983) ... (writer: "Johnny Can't Read")
1983
SoundtrackFast Times at Ridgemont High
(writer: "Somebody's Baby", "Love Rules")
1982
SoundtrackUp in Smoke
(music: "Strawberry's", "Lost Due to Incompetence (Theme for a Big Green Van)", "Here Come the Mounties to the Rescue", "Rock Fight")
1978
RoleTitleYear
ComposerDrifting Elegant2006
ComposerJohn Waite: If Anyone Had a Heart
(Video short)
1986
ComposerDon Henley: All She Wants to Do Is Dance
(Video short)
1985
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentJockey
(Documentary) (composer: additional music)
2004
Music departmentUp in Smoke
(songs: New Music by - as Danny 'Kootch' Korchmar)
1978
RoleTitleYear
ActorThis Is Spinal Tap
Ronnie Pudding
1984
RoleTitleYear
WriterLisa Marie Presley: Dirty Laundry
(Video short)
2005
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Musician - Carole King: Natural Woman (2016) ... Self - Musician (as Danny 'Kootch' Kortchmar) - Troubadours: Carole King/James Taylor & the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter (2011)
2011-2016
SelfYou've Got a Friend: The Carole King Story
(TV Special) Self
2015
SelfTroubadours
(Documentary) Self / Childhood Friend Lou Adler / Guitarist (as Danny 'Kootch' Kortchmar)
2011
SelfStrong Enough to Break
(Video documentary) Self
2006
SelfMake It Funky!
(Documentary) Self (as Danny 'Kootch' Kortchmar)
2005
SelfLinda Ronstadt in Concert
(TV Special) Self - Guitar
1980
SelfSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) Self / Self - Musical Support: Guitarist - Michael Palin/James Taylor (1979) ... Self (uncredited) - Steve Martin/Jackson Browne (1977) ... Self - Musical Support: Guitarist (uncredited)
1977-1979
SelfIn Concert
(TV Series) Self - Cat Stevens: Moon & Star (1973) ... Self
1973
SelfStep Out of Your Mind
Self
1966