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Jack Nitzsche

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Jack Nitzsche: Dress For 'Nitchie'

Profile by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 26 September 1964

— Orange Jeans, Black Jersey, Green Jerkin ...

Jack Nitzsche: Disc Producer To Film Gerry...

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 3 October 1964

HAVE YOU heard about Electronovision? If not, you soon will. For American composer-arranger Jack Nitzsche is in London this week lining up appearances in the ...

Jack Nitzsche: Music Above All

Profile and Interview by uncredited writer, Record World, 14 August 1965

HOLLYWOOD – Jack Nitzsche, arranger and songwriter extraordinaire, got his first big break in 1958 and says, "There hasn't been any biggest break since then, ...

Various Artists: Performance (Warner Bros.)

Review by Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 9 August 1970

PERFORMANCE IS the movie starring Mick Jagger. Don't get it mixed up with Ned Kelly, the other Jagger starrer. Performance unlike Ned Kelly is supposed ...

Jack Nitzsche: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Interview by Joel Selvin, Melody Maker, 23 December 1978

Pop legends don't come much more elusive than veteran producer Jack Nitzsche, who apprenticed himself to Phil Spector. After his success with Mink DeVille, he's currently ...

Interview with Jack Nitzsche

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, unpublished, June 1981


Phil Spector: Jack Nitzsche remembers the Wall of Sound

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Goldmine, 17 June 1988

NOW IN HIS 30th year in the music industry, Jack Nitzsche is one of the great composers and arrangers of our time. In this decade ...

Ten Questions For Jack Nitzsche

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, MOJO, April 1998

HOW DID YOU first meet Phil Spector? ...

For Composer Jack Nitzsche, It's Never Too Late To Score With The Underground

Profile and Interview by Harvey Kubernik, LA New Times, 9 April 1998

"I think they wanted a score that was action and adventure. Scary suspense and all that shit. And I said, 'Fuck that. Let's put some ...

Legendary Music Arranger and Composer, Jack Nitzsche Dies

Obituary by Harvey Kubernik, Rock's Backpages, September 2000

Legendary arranger and award-winning composer Jack Nitzsche died at Queen Of Angels hospital in Los Angeles, Calif. , on August 25, 2000. Nitzsche’s death was ...

Jack Nitzsche: Jack of Hearts

Retrospective by Ian Penman, The Wire, October 2000

Ian Penman celebrates the late Jack Nitzsche, the rogue composer whose soundtrack legacy reads like a rollcall of the Hollywood damned. ...

Tuning the Key of the Universe: Jack Nitzsche Remembered

Profile and Interview by David Dalton, Gadfly, 2001

Jack Nitzsche, who died last August at the age of 63, was a seminal but shadowy figure in rock ’n’ roll since the early '60s. ...

Ostin-powered: The Mogul of Burbank

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'Hotel California' (4th Estate), 2005

Five adapted excerpts from Barney Hoskyns' 2005 book Hotel California that chart the rise of Warner-Reprise Records during the reign of its revered chief Mo ...

The Rock Snob's Dictionary: An Introduction

Book Excerpt by David Kamp, Broadway Books, February 2006

2021 AUTHOR'S NOTE: This was written in 2005 and does not entirely hold up today. (But most of it does.) ...

The Greatest (Pop TV) Show on Earth: The T.A.M.I. Show, October 1964

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages, March 2010

ON 28 OCTOBER, 1964, the T.A.M.I. Show was recorded at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. T.A.M.I. stood for Television Audience Measurement Index, though ...

The T.A.M.I. Show: Rock's Greatest Concert Movie Ever?

Retrospective and Interview by Richie Unterberger, Record Collector, May 2010

Richie Unterberger celebrates a legendary who's who of rock and soul royalty caught live in their prime, and now finally available on DVD. ...


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