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Gene Cipriano

Gene Cipriano was born in 1928 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is known for his work on Speed Racer (2008), The Karate Kid (1984) and The Princess and the Frog (2009). He was previously married to Frances Irvin. See full bio »

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Speed Racer Music Department
The Karate Kid Music Department
The Princess and the Frog Music Department
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 2019 The Oscars (TV Special) (musician)
 2018 The Oscars (TV Special) (musician)
 2017 The Oscars (TV Special) (musician)
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (musician)
 2009 Up (musician: saxophone)
 2008 Speed Racer (musician)
 2007 Ratatouille (musician: tenor saxophone)
 1991 Married to It (musician: woodwind - uncredited)
 1986 The Karate Kid Part II (musician)
 1984 The Karate Kid (musician)
 1984 Gremlins (musician: clarinets - uncredited)
 1983 The Right Stuff (musician: saxophone, clarinet - uncredited)
 1983 The Star Chamber (musician: woodwind - uncredited)
 1981 Paternity (musician: woodwind - uncredited)
 1981 One from the Heart (musician: tenor saxophone)
 1979 Escape from Alcatraz (musician: clarinet - uncredited)
 1978 The Driver (musician: woodwind - uncredited)
 1978 The Mafu Cage (musician)
 1977 Audrey Rose (musician: woodwind - uncredited)
 1977 The Sentinel (musician: clarinet - uncredited)
 1976 Marathon Man (musician - uncredited)
 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (musician: clarinet - uncredited)
 1975 Legacy (musician: woodwinds)
 1974 The Yakuza (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1974 The Godchild (TV Movie) (musician: woodwinds)
 1974 The Parallax View (musician - uncredited)
 1973 The Paper Chase (musician - uncredited)
 1973 Electra Glide in Blue (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1973 Soylent Green (musician - uncredited)
 1971 The French Connection (musician - uncredited)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (musician - uncredited)
 1970 The Hawaiians (musician: hichiriki, oboe - uncredited)
 1968 The Name of the Game Is Kill! (musician: woodwind - uncredited)
 1967 Point Blank (musician - uncredited)
 1965 Morituri (musician - uncredited)
 1965 The Sandpiper (musician - uncredited)
 1964 The Americanization of Emily (musician - uncredited)
 1964 Seven Days in May (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
 1963 Charade (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1962 Days of Wine and Roses (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1962 Pressure Point (musician: saxophone - uncredited)
 1962 Hatari! (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1961 Too Late Blues (musician: woodwind, saxophone - uncredited)
 1958-1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (musician - 37 episodes)
- The Portrait (1959) ... (musician: flute - uncredited)
- The Coffin (1959) ... (musician: flute - uncredited)
- Vendetta (1959) ... (musician: flute - uncredited)
- Kill from Nowhere (1959) ... (musician: flute - uncredited)
- Bullet for a Badge (1959) ... (musician: flute - uncredited)
 1959 The 31st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (musician)
 1959 Some Like It Hot (musician: tenor sax for Tony Curtis - uncredited) / (musician: woodwinds - uncredited)
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Frances Irvin  (her death)

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Gene "Cip" Cipriano is one of Hollywood's most recorded musicians, working with many of the greatest musicians and recording artists over the past 50 years, Cip's impressive career embodies recordings with Henry Mancini, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Elvis Presley, Judy Garland, Rosemary Clooney and Miles Davis. See more »

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