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Jellybean Benítez

Jellybean Benítez was born on November 7, 1957 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as John A. Benitez. He is known for his work on Carlito's Way (1993), Get Carter (2000) and Species (1995). See full bio »
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Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way Music Department
Get Carter
Get Carter Music Department
Species Music Department
Flashdance Music Department


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 2016 The Do-Over (music remixer: Crazy For You)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (music remixer: Adult Education)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (music producer/remixer: videos "Burning Up"/"Borderline"/"Lucky Star"/"Like a Virgin"/"Material Girl"/"Crazy for You")
 2003-2004 Ricki Lake (TV Series) (composer - 3 episodes)
- Surprise! I'm a Drag Queen (2004) ... (composer: theme music)
- Cheaters Come Clean (2004) ... (composer: theme music)
- Miss Drag Idol II (2003) ... (composer: theme music)
 2002 Dummy (executive music supervisor - as Jellybean Benitez)
 2002 American Family (TV Series) (executive music supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2002) ... (executive music supervisor - uncredited)
 2002 Real Women Have Curves (executive soundtrack producer)
 2001 Dinner with Friends (TV Movie) (executive soundtrack producer)
 2001 Angel Eyes (executive music supervisor)
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (executive soundtrack producer - uncredited)
 2001 Taina (TV Series) (composer: theme music) / (executive music supervisor)
 2000 Table One (executive music supervisor)
 2000 For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (TV Movie) (executive music supervisor)
 2000 Get Carter (executive music supervisor - as Jellybean Benitez)
 2000 Beautiful Creatures (executive music supervisor - uncredited)
 2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 (TV Movie) (executive soundtrack producer)
 2000 Nuyorican Dream (Documentary) (music supervisor: documentary)
 1999 Flawless (executive soundtrack producer)
 1999 Superstar (executive soundtrack producer - uncredited)
 1998 One Tough Cop (music supervisor)
 1998 Restaurant (executive soundtrack producer)
 1996 2 Days in the Valley (music consultant)
 1995 First Time Out (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1995 Species (music supervisor - as Jellybean Benitez)
 1995 The Perez Family (music supervisor)
 1995 Lie Down with Dogs (executive music supervisor)
 1995 House of Buggin' (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1994 The Charles Perez Show (TV Series) (composer: theme music)
 1994 Double Dragon (music supervisor)
 1994 The Shadow (music supervisor)
 1993 Carlito's Way (music supervisor - as Jellybean Benitez)
 1993 The Real McCoy (music supervisor)
 1993 Mi vida loca (music supervisor)
 1993 John Leguizamo: Spic-O-Rama (TV Special) (music supervisor)
 1993 Untamed Heart (music remixer: Blood From A Stone - uncredited)
 1992 ZZ Top: Greatest Hits (Video) (music remixer: Velcro Fly)
 1992 Whispers in the Dark (music supervisor)
 1991 Mambo Mouth (TV Movie) (music supervisor)
 1990 Madonna: The Immaculate Collection (Video) (music producer)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (music remixer: Under The Sea - uncredited)
 1987 The Principal (music supervisor - as Jellybean)
 1987 Dirty Dancing (music remixer: Yes - uncredited)
 1987 Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Video short) (music remixer: I wanna dance with somebody)
 1986 Top Gun (music remixer: Lead Me On - uncredited) / (music remixer: Playing with the Boys - uncredited)
 1985 Madonna: Gambler (Video short) (music producer - as John 'Jellybean' Benitez)
 1985 The Legend of Billie Jean (music remixer: Invincible)
 1985 Back to the Future (music remixer: Back In Time - uncredited) / (music remixer: Power Of Love - uncredited)
 1985 The Last Dragon (music remixer: Rhythm Of The Night)
 1985 Madonna: Crazy for You (Video short) (music producer - as John 'Jellybean' Benitez)
 1985 Madonna: Material Girl (Video short) (12" remixer)
 1985 We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie documentary) (music remixer: We Are The World)
 1985 Whitney Houston: How Will I Know (Video short) (music remixer: how will I know)
 1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (music remixer: Electric Boogaloo)
 1984 Madonna (Video short) (music mixer - as John 'Jellybean' Benitez)
 1984 Madonna: Like a Virgin (Video short) (12" remixer)
 1984 Thief of Hearts (music remixer: Thief Of Hearts)
 1984 Madonna: Lucky Star (Video short) (music mixer)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan (music remixer: I'm Gonna Always Love You)
 1984 Streets of Fire (music remixer: I Can Dream About You)
 1984 Breakin' (music remixer: Breakin...There's No Stoppin Us)
 1984 Footloose (music remixer: Dancing In The Sheets - uncredited) / (music remixer: Holding Out for a Heroer - uncredited) / (music remixer: Let's Hear It For The Boy - uncredited)
 1984 Madonna: Borderline (Video short) (music mixer)
 1984 Hall & Oates: Adult Education (Video short) (music remixer: Adult Education)
 1983 D.C. Cab (music remixer: Deadline U.S.A. - uncredited)
 1983 Two of a Kind (music remixer: It's Gonna Be Special)
 1983 Hall & Oates: Say It Isn't So (Video short) (music remixer: Say It Isn't So)
 1983 Madonna: Holiday (Video short) (music producer - as John 'Jellybean' Benitez)
 1983 Staying Alive (music remixer: Far From Over)
 1983 Flashdance (music remixer: Flashdance What A Feeling - uncredited) / (music remixer: Maniac - uncredited)
 1983 Madonna: Burning Up (Video short) (music remixer - as John 'Jellybean' Benitez)
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Other Works:

"Spillin' the Beans" (album) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

'Jellybean' Benitez | Jellybean Benitez | John 'Jellybean' Benitez | John Jellybean Benitez | John 'Jellybean' Benítez | Jellybean

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