Bio - Joe Renzetti
I am a native of Philadelphia, PA. where I started my carer playing guitar on Philly's Cameo records like:
Let's Twist Again, South Street, The Mash Potatoes,
The Bristol Stomp, You Can't Sit Down,
The Hully Gully.
I moved to NYC and become the arranger of top ten records like:
Mandy - Barry Manilow,
Sunny - Bobby Hebb,
98.6 - Keith,
Together -The Intruders,
United - The Intruders.
Let The Good Times Roll - Bunny Sigler
I Arranged These Records ⤵︎
"Sunny" - Bobby Hebb
"Mandy" Barry Manilow
"98.6" by Keith
"Limb From Limbo" by John Zacherle - Joe Renzetti Rhythm Guitar
"Let The Good Times Roll & Feel So Good" Bunny Sigler
In Hollywood I produced and directed the music for the rock n' roll biopic, "The Buddy Holly Story."
I coached the actors portraying Holly and the Crickets
in singing and playing their instruments.
They were filmed performing live on camera,
which was a first for a movie.
I scored the original "Child's Play,” written and directed by Tom Holland I also scored a cable series by Tom for FearNet called “Twisted Tales.”
I collaborated with director Gary Sherman on : "Poltergeist III," "Dead & Buried,
”Wanted: Dead or Alive," and the TV series
I scored the TV movie "Elvis" staring Kurt Russell, Directed by John Carpenter and produced by Dick Clark.
I scored the music for Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks on the film “Fatso” featuring Dom DeLuise.
I scored "Frankenhooker" and "Basket Case 2 & 3.”
I won an Academy Award for “Best Adaptation Score” for ”The Buddy Holly Story."