Phil Ramone

Music Department, Soundtrack, Producer

Music Department, Soundtrack, Producer


Phil Ramone was born on January 5, 1934 in South Africa as Philip Ramone. He is known for his work on Flashdance (1983), Ghostbusters (1984) and Sleeper (1973). He was married to Karen Ichiuji-Ramone and Karen. He died on March 30, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
Birth date
1934-01-05
Death date
2013-03-30
Awards
17 wins & 21 nominations.

Known For


Flashdance
Flashdance
Music Department (1983)
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters
Soundtrack (1984)
Sleeper
Sleeper
Music Department (1973)
Spies Like Us
Spies Like Us
Soundtrack (1985)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Music departmentI Go Back Home: Jimmy Scott
(Documentary) (song production)
2016
Music departmentCitizen Jane
(TV Movie) (music supervisor)
2009
Music departmentKings of South Beach
(TV Movie) (music supervisor)
2007
Music departmentGreat Performances
(TV Series) (music producer - 1 episode) - A Tribute to James Taylor (2006) ... (music producer)
2006
Music departmentTony Bennett: An American Classic
(TV Special) (music producer: original songs)
2006
Music departmentBeyond the Sea
(music producer)
2004
Music departmentThe Good Thief
(music production)
2002
Music departmentElton John: One Night Only - Greatest Hits Live
(TV Special documentary) (music producer)
2001
Music departmentRow Your Boat
(music supervisor)
1999
Music departmentJingle All the Way
(music production)
1996
Music departmentExtreme
(TV Series) (music supervisor - 1 episode) - Pilot (1995) ... (music supervisor)
1995
Music departmentWho Do I Gotta Kill?
(music producer)
1994
Music departmentThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (music producer - 1 episode) - The Muppets at Walt Disney World (1990) ... (music producer)
1990
Music departmentThe Jim Henson Hour
(TV Series) (music consultant - 1 episode) - Dog City (1989) ... (music consultant)
1989
Music departmentHey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear
(Video) (music consultant)
1988
Music departmentCBS Summer Playhouse
(TV Series) (composer - 1 episode) - Puppetman (1987) ... (composer: theme music)
1987
Music departmentWhite Nights
(music supervisor)
1985
Music departmentMadonna: Crazy for You
(Video short) (musical director)
1985
Music departmentBody Rock
(soundtrack supervisor)
1984
Music departmentMichael Sembello: Maniac
(Video short) (record producer)
1983
Music departmentFlashdance
(music supervisor)
1983
Music departmentReds
(music producer - uncredited)
1981
Music departmentOne-Trick Pony
(music producer)
1980
Music departmentA Star Is Born
(music & live recordings producer)
1976
Music departmentShampoo
(music advisor)
1975
Music departmentSleeper
(music recordist)
1973
Music departmentCops and Robbers
(music engineer)
1973
Music departmentJeremy
(music recording engineer)
1973
Music departmentEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask
(music recordist)
1972
Music departmentWalkabout
(music producer)
1971
Music departmentThe Sidelong Glances of a Pigeon Kicker
(musical director)
1970
Music departmentMonte Walsh
(music producer)
1970
Music departmentOut of It
(music engineer - as Phillip Ramone)
1969
Music departmentFor Love of Ivy
(music engineer)
1968
Music departmentA Place to Stand
(Documentary short) (recording engineer) / (score recording engineer)
1967
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackAugust Rush
(producer: "Break", "This Time", "Something Inside")
2007
SoundtrackValiant
(producer: "Shoo Shoo Baby")
2005
SoundtrackThe Good Thief
(producer: "That's Life")
2002
SoundtrackPop Up Video
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Movie Magic 1: Movie Theme Songs (1998) ... (producer: "Maniac")
1998
SoundtrackJingle All the Way
(producer: "Jingle Bells", "Sleigh Ride", "So They Say It's Christmas")
1996
SoundtrackDisney Sing-Along-Songs: Colors of the Wind
(Video short) (producer: "Why Should I Worry?")
1995
SoundtrackRocky V
(producer: "The Measure of A Man")
1990
SoundtrackOliver & Company
(producer: "Why Should I Worry?", "Why Should I Worry? (reprise)")
1988
SoundtrackMoonlighting
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Big Man on Mulberry Street (1986) ... (producer: "Big Man On Mulberry Street")
1986
SoundtrackOne Life to Live
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Episode #1.4546 (1986) ... (producer: "My Love Is Chemical")
1986
SoundtrackSpies Like Us
(producer: "SPIES LIKE US")
1985
SoundtrackWhite Nights
(producer: "My Love Is Chemical", "Snake Charmer")
1985
SoundtrackVision Quest
(producer: "Gambler", "Crazy For You")
1985
SoundtrackBody Rock
(producer: "Body Rock", "Teamwork", "One Thing Leads To Another", "Fools Like Me") / (writer: "The Closest To Love")
1984
SoundtrackGhostbusters
(producer: "Savin' the Day")
1984
SoundtrackBilly Joel: Tell Her About It
(Video short) (producer: "Tell Her About It")
1983
SoundtrackKnight Rider
(TV Series) (producer - 1 episode) - Blind Spot (1983) ... (producer: "Maniac")
1983
SoundtrackEasy Money
(producer: "Easy Money")
1983
SoundtrackFlashdance
(music: "Imagination") / (producer: "Imagination", "Manhunt", "Maniac")
1983
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Outrageous Sophie Tucker
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2014
ProducerGeorge Michael at the Palais Garnier, Paris
(Documentary) (producer)
2014
ProducerElie Wiesel in Concert: Memories and Melodies of My Childhood
(producer)
2012
ProducerMusic Cares Person of the Year: Brian Wilson
(TV Special) (executive producer)
2005
ProducerSongwriters Hall of Fame
(TV Special) (executive producer)
2004
ProducerThe Score
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
2003
ProducerHuman Edge
(TV Series) (field producer - 1 episode) - Video Pill (2001) ... (field producer)
2001
ProducerPavarotti & Friends for War Child
(TV Special) (producer)
1996
Producer'The Day After That' Recording
(TV Special) (producer)
1993
ProducerRaffi on Broadway
(Video) (producer)
1993
ProducerLiza Minnelli Live from Radio City Music Hall
(TV Special) (producer)
1992
ProducerBilly Joel - A Matter of Trust: The Bridge to Russia
(Video) (executive producer: music)
1987
ProducerBody Rock
(executive producer)
1984
ProducerYou Are What You Eat
(Documentary) (associate producer)
1968
RoleTitleYear
Sound departmentGreat Performances
(TV Series) (sound producer - 1 episode) - Elton John at the Royal Opera House (2003) ... (sound producer)
2003
Sound departmentEastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall
(TV Special documentary) (sound recording supervisor)
1997
Sound departmentThe Wiz
(Video) (sound recording engineer)
1983
Sound departmentSteve Martin's Best Show Ever
(TV Special) (sound consultant)
1981
Sound departmentA Star Is Born
(sound mixer: live recording - uncredited)
1976
Sound departmentSalute to Sir Lew - The Master Showman
(TV Movie documentary) (sound mixer)
1975
Sound departmentMonsanto Night Presents Engelbert Humperdinck... In Bermuda
(TV Special) (audio director)
1974
Sound departmentJeremy
(recording engineer)
1973
Sound departmentTimex All-Star Swing Festival
(TV Special) (audio director)
1972
Sound departmentLiza with a Z
(TV Special) (audio designer)
1972
Sound departmentYou Are What You Eat
(Documentary) (sound engineer)
1968
Sound departmentReturn to Oz
(TV Movie) (recording engineer - as Phil Ramon)
1964
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewThe 55th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (member: The Recording Academy Television Committe)
2013
Additional CrewThe 50th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (other crew)
2008
Additional CrewThe Concert in Central Park
(TV Special) (creative consultant)
1982
RoleTitleYear
ComposerExtreme
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (1995)
1995
ComposerThe Mind Snatchers
(TV Movie)
1972
RoleTitleYear
ActorJulian Lennon: Valotte
(Video short) Phil Ramone
1984
RoleTitleYear
ThanksGeorge Michael: A Different Story
(Documentary) (thanks)
2005
RoleTitleYear
SelfI Go Back Home: Jimmy Scott
(Documentary) Self
2016
SelfRising Above the Blues: The Story of Jimmy Scott
(Documentary) (voice)
2012
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self / Self - Record Producer - Billy Joel (2010) ... Self - Record Producer - Lesley Gore: It's Her Party (2001) ... Self - The Carpenters: Harmony and Heartbreak (1998) ... Self
1998-2010
SelfThe Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfFlashdance: Music and Songs
(Video short) Self
2007
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfOnly Yesterday: The Carpenters' Story
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Record Producer
2007
SelfTavis Smiley
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 13 February 2007 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfGeorge Michael: A Different Story
(Documentary) Self
2005
SelfThe 47th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner, Album of the Year, Ray Charles, 'Genius Loves Company'
2005
SelfTom Dowd & the Language of Music
(Documentary) Self
2003
SelfAdventures in Rock
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2002
SelfThe Songmakers Collection
(Video) Self
2001
SelfBehind the Music
(TV Series documentary) Self - Julian Lennon (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfE! True Hollywood Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Karen Carpenter (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfEastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall
(TV Special documentary) Self
1997
SelfThe Band
(Documentary) Self
1995
SelfLauren Hutton and...
(TV Series) Self - Phil Ramone (1995) ... Self
1995
Self'The Day After That' Recording
(TV Special) Self
1993
SelfLunettes noires pour nuits blanches
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 3 March 1990 (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfThe Compleat Al
(Video) Self
1985
SelfThe 18th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self
1976
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe 56th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Producer / Engineer Recording Academy Leader (In Memoriam)
2014