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Sid Ramin

sax, p, *1919 US, Boston
Composer / Arranger of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Sidney Ramin

Sidney Ramin was born (Jan 22nd 1919) and grew up in Boston and studied at the New England Conservatory of Music and at Boston University before moving to New York, studying at Columbia University and reestablishing his assciation with Leonard Bernstein with whom he had grown up in Boston. In New York he began to do arranging chores for Broadway shows and, in the years of his reign in legitimate musicals, contributed to the orchestrations for over half a dozen prime hits including 'A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum' and 'Gypsy' and Bernstein's fabulous 'West Side Story'. He moved to Hollywood after he won an Academy Award in 1962 for the best scoring of a musical picture 'West Side Story'.

  • Saxophone
  • Piano
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Latin
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Sugar in the Rain on Stiletto by Sid Ramin
Illeana's Theme on Stiletto by Sid Ramin
Knife Fight on the Hill on Stiletto by Sid Ramin
Confrontation on Stiletto by Sid Ramin
Tram on Stiletto by Sid Ramin
Stiletto on Stiletto by Sid Ramin
It's the Second Time You Meet That Matters on Say, Darling by Original Broadway Cast of Say, Darling
Main Title on Stiletto by Sid Ramin
Overture on Say, Darling by Original Broadway Cast of Say, Darling
Goat Island on Stiletto by Sid Ramin

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Yes Love / The Ho-Ho- Laughing MonsterMelvin Smith / Peter Roberts & Sid Ramin With The Cliff Dwellers2012Single
Stiletto / Sugar In The RainSid Ramin1969Single
StilettoSid Ramin1969Album
Stiletto / Stiletto (stereo version)Sid Ramin1969Single
Brace YourselfSid Ramin1967Single
The Big Band Sound OfSid Ramin1963Album
The New Sound America Loves BestJohn Klein, Sid Ramin1960Album
The Sounds Of Christmas: 6 Favorite SelectionsThe Three Suns With String Orchestra Conducted By Marty Gold And Sid Ramin1955Single
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