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Jack Nitzsche

American arranger, producer, songwriter, and Academy Award-winning film score composer. Jack Nitzsche first gained recognition in the early 1960s as a key collaborator of producer Phil Spector. He went on to work with renowned artists such as the Rolling Stones and Neil Young. Nitzsche's talent extended beyond music production, as he also made significant contributions to film scores for movies like Performance, The Exorcist, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

In 1983, Nitzsche achieved further acclaim when he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for co-writing "Up Where We Belong" with his then-wife. His diverse musical abilities allowed him to seamlessly transition between different genres and collaborate with various artists throughout his career.

Jack Nitzsche's unique sound continues to inspire musicians today. With a rich legacy that spans decades, his work remains influential in shaping the landscape of modern music.


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