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David Spinozza

David Spinozza is known for his work on Hairspray (2007), Happiness (1998) and Dead Man Walking (1995). See full bio »

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Known For

Hairspray Music Department
Happiness Music Department
Dead Man Walking Music Department
Just the Ticket Music Department


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 2015 A Very Murray Christmas (TV Special) (musician)
 2007 Hairspray (featured musician: rhythm)
 1998 Just the Ticket (conductor) / (orchestrator)
 1998 Happiness (musician: guitar)
 1995 Dead Man Walking (additional musician: guitar)
 1986-1987 Nightlife (TV Series) (musician - 143 episodes)
- Episode #1.187 (1987) ... (musician)
- Episode #1.184 (1987) ... (musician)
- Episode #1.172 (1987) ... (musician)
- Episode #1.171 (1987) ... (musician)
- Episode #1.162 (1987) ... (musician)
 1982-1984 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (musician - 39 episodes)
- Barry Bostwick/Spinal Tap (1984) ... (musician)
- George McGovern/Madness (1984) ... (musician)
- Michael Douglas/Deniece Williams (1984) ... (musician)
- Billy Crystal/Al Jarreau (1984) ... (musician)
  NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode, 1971) (conductor - 1 episode, 1971)
- Super Plastic Elastic Goggles (1971) ... (arranger) / (conductor)
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 2015 A Very Murray Christmas (TV Special)
 1983 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Mexican musician
- Howard Hesseman/Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (1983) ... Mexican musician (uncredited)
 1971 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series)
Member of The Goggles
- Super Plastic Elastic Goggles (1971) ... Member of The Goggles
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 1971 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Super Plastic Elastic Goggles (1971) ... (writer: "The Start of a New Day")
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 2003 Capturing the Friedmans (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2003 Can You Hear the Music (Video documentary short)
Self - Guitar
 1988 Les Paul: He Changed The Music (TV Special)
 1982-1983 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Self - Musician / Self - musician
- Sid Caesar/Joe Cocker/Jennifer Warnes (1983) ... Self - Musician (uncredited)
- Robert Culp/The Charlie Daniels Band (1982) ... Self - musician (uncredited)

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Dated Yoko Ono during her separation from John Lennon in 1973 and 1974; encouraged her to completely cut herself off from Lennon, and left when she refused. Spinozza didn't hear from Ono for years, until after Lennon's murder, when she asked him to sign off on "It Happened", which they'd recorded together, and she now wanted to release as a Lennon tribute. (A coda was added to the 1974 recording,... See more »

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