Fred Zarr

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Fred Zarr
Origin Brooklyn, New York City, U.S
Genres Hi-NRG, garage house, post-disco, dance-pop, electro
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Bass synthesizer, synthesizer, keyboards
Labels Various
Associated acts Arthur Baker, Jacques Morali, Village People, Kashif, Paul Simpson Connection, Hi Voltage, World Premiere

Frederick I. Zarr (born 1955) is an American musician, songwriter and song producer based in Brooklyn, NY. CEO of BiZarr Music, Inc., he works alongside numerous singers and songwriters at his Brooklyn studio.

Production[edit]

Among notable artists with whom Zarr has collaborated musically are: Madonna, on her self-titled début album;[1] Village People – he co-wrote their album Sex Over The Phone, Debbie Gibson on various albums and songs including "Only in My Dreams";[2] Samantha Fox;[3] Up Front;[4] Pretty Poison;[5] and Eartha Kitt's 1983 dance club hit, "Where Is My Man".[6] Zarr's music is even heard on various radio and television commercials (which air in the United States and France).

He has also worked with the following artists:[7]

Albums[edit]

Year Work Info
Written, co-written by Zarr
1983 Planet Patrol by Planet Patrol with John Robie and Arthur Baker
1984 Break Dance Party by Break Machine with Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo, Keith Rodgers
1986 Sex Over the Phone by Village People with Bruce Vilanch, Jacques Morali and Ray Stephens
Produced, co-produced by Zarr
1987 Out of the Blue by Debbie Gibson
1988 I Wanna Have Some Fun by Samantha Fox tracks "Ready For This Love" and "Walking On Air"
1988 Catch Me I'm Falling by Pretty Poison tracks "Your Eyes" and "Shine"; also keyboards
1989 Sheree by Sheree Jeacocke four tracks
1989 Electric Youth by Debbie Gibson
1990 Paintings in My Mind by Tommy Page
Keyboards and synthesizers provided by Zarr
1983 Wotupski!?! by John Benitez four tracks
1986 Abstract Emotions by Randy Crawford
1987 One from the Heart by Jocelyn Brown three tracks
1989 One Bright Day by Ziggy Marley four tracks

Singles[edit]

Year Work Info
Written, co-written by Zarr
1983 "Where Is My Man" by Eartha Kitt with Jacques Morali and Bruce Vilanch; also producer and synthesizer player
1985 "Cat's Eye" by Ray Stephens with Jacques Morali and Bruce Vilanch; also producer
1988 "Tell Me" by Kate Gengo also producer
1991 "99 Reasons" by Jo Beth Taylor
1996 "Whatever You Want" by Tina Turner single from the album Wildest Dreams
Produced, co-produced by Zarr
1988 "Extra Ordinary Love" by Regina
1989 "R.O.I." by Tommy Page
1989 "Take It Back" by Arthur Baker also synthesizer
1989 "Count To Ten" by Arthur Baker also synthesizer
Keyboards and synthesizers provided by Zarr
1981 "Out Come The Freaks" by Was (Not Was)
1982 "I'll Do Anything for You" by Denroy Morgan
1983 "Walking on Sunshine" by Rockers Revenge
1983 "Body Work" by Hot Streak from Breakin
1983 "I.O.U." by Freeez
1983 "Happiness Is Just Around the Bend" by Cuba Gooding, Sr.
1983 "Sweet Talk" by Sheena Easton from album Best Kept Secret
1985 "Interview" by Dionne Warwick Linn, bass synthesizer; from album Spoiled Girl
1985 "All Hung Up" by Angela Cappelli
1986 "Gotta See You Tonight" by Barbara Roy
1986 "Nail It to the Wall" by Stacy Lattisaw
1986 "Celebrate" by Subject
1986 "Gold Mine" by The Pointer Sisters
1987 "Love Will Save The Day" by Whitney Houston from album Whitney
1987 "For Everything You Are" by Dionne Warwick from album Reservations for Two
1987 "Caught In The Act" by Jocelyn Brown
1987 "Don't You Want Me?" by Jody Watley
1987 "Space Balls" by The Spinners from Spaceballs (The Soundtrack)
1987 "Who Found Who" by Elisa Fiorello
1987 "Scars of Love" by TKA
1988 "Most Of All" by Jody Watley
1988 "Inside Outside" by Cover Girls

Musical collaborations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madonna at". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  2. ^ "Debbie Gibson at". Discogs.com. 1987-08-18. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Samantha Fox at". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  4. ^ "Up Front at". Discogs.com. 2011-04-11. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  5. ^ "Pretty Poison at". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  6. ^ "Eartha Kitt at". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
  7. ^ a b "Fred Zarr". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-12-21. 
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  9. ^ https://movies.nytimes.com/movie/4476/Beat-Street/credits
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