Barry DeVorzon has long been a prominent name in the recording
industry. He has had a total of twenty hit records, which
he has written and/or produced. He discovered the highly successful
group, the association, and developed one of the most successful
independent record and publishing companies of that time.
He later sold his record company and his publishing company
"Tamerlane" to Warner Brothers. He has composed
the music for a number of major features, among which are
"Bless the Beasts and the Children", "Hard
Times", "Dillinger", "The Warriors",
"Ninth Configuration", "Xanadu", "Tattoo",
"Looker", and "Exorcist III".
television credits include "S.W.A.T.", "Simon
and Simon", "Renegades", "Private Benjamin",
"V", "The New Twilight Zone", "Intimate
Strangers", and "The Belarus File".
work in motion pictures and television has resulted in a number
of hit records and soundtracks: "Bless the Beasts and
the Children", "Nadia's Theme" (the theme from
the Young and the Restless), "Theme from S.W.A.T.",
"In the City" from The Long Run and Hell Freezes
Over albums, and "The Warriors" soundtrack album.
was nominated for an Academy Award for "Bless the Beasts
and the Children" and won a Grammy for "Nadia's
Theme". His music for television has earned him six Emmys
and numerous nominations.
addition to composing, Barry Devorzon has enjoyed a successful
career as a recording artist. His hit instrumental "Nadia's
Theme" went gold as did the L.P. by the same name. Earlier
in his career as Barry of Barry and the Tamerlanes, he had
a top ten hit with "I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight."
Devorzon recently had a hit with "No More Drama"
recorded by Mary J. Blige, which went top 5 and platinum.
His "Theme from S.W.A.T." was featured in the motion
picture, "S.W.A.T.". The original music from "The
Warriors" was used in the best-selling video game by
the same name last year.