Dennis Lambert

For many years, the music industry has noted the musical contributions of Dennis Lambert:

The Two Thousands have been exciting and filled with new adventures... Dennis reuniting with his long time collaborator, Brian Potter and William F. Brown (The Wiz) to work on the project, "SCORE, the Amazing Musical Story of Abe Saperstein & The Harlem Globetrotters", their first Broadway musical;  The Great American Songwriter Series tour of the Philippines where Dennis performed as a singer-songwriter in front of 20,000 people;  the documentary film, "Of All The Things", which chronicles Dennis' life as a songwriter- producer and follows him on his whirlwind musical journey to the Philippines; writing and performing the theme for the City Of Boca Raton, "Another Day In Paradise"; co-writing the Jennifer Lopez hit, Hold It, Don't Drop It;  the successful collaborations with Philippe Saisse, songwriter-producer-artist and musician extraordinaire ; the writing and producing of "The Night Before Christmas" by the actor-comedian John Leguizamo featuring rapper Tony Touch (RCA); production of the debut CD of Oliver Darley, extraordinary UK vocalist (EastWest); songwriting collaboration on the debut album of Wesley Chu, 9 year old piano prodigy (WB); "Unpretty" (Don't Look Any Further) Remix by TLC, a platinum single and radio hit, contributed to the nomination for the Grammy 's "Song Of The Year"; "That's When I'll Be Gone", the first single from the TVT / MTV group, 2GetHer helped propel the album, "2GetHer Again", to gold status and beyond.

The Nineties saw many Lambert efforts emerge; "Can't Keep This Feeling In", a Top 10 hit for Sir Cliff Richard in the UK in 1998; #1 records with "Ain't No N-G-A" by Jay Z  & Foxxy Brown and "Gettin' Money" by Junior Mafia in mid 1996; songwriting collaboration with The Brand New Heavies (London) for their album, "Shelter"; 2Pac's "Hit 'Em Up"; Take That's Greatest Hits containing Lambert's "It Only Takes A Minute"...reaching #1 ; production and song collaboration with Justin Hayward (Moody Blues) for his solo album; gold album on "Lucky Man" from Dave Koz, sax player extraordinaire (Capitol), For Real (A&M), Elaine Paige (BMG), Jermaine Jackson (Arista), Little River Band (MCA), Force MD's (Tommy Boy), Coming Of Age (Zoo), Riff (SBK), the Moody Blues (Polygram) and many others. International hits revisited by M People ("Don't Look Any Further") and Take That ( "It Only Takes A Minute").

The Eighties saw smash hits by the Commodores ("Nightshift"), the Starship ("We Built This City" & "Sara"), Dennis Edwards & Siedah Garrett ("Don't Look Any Further"), Natalie Cole ("Pink Cadillac" & "I Live For Your Love"), the Kane Gang ("Don't Look Any Further"), Five Star ("Whenever You're Ready"), Kenny Loggins (Nobody's Fool") and the Temptations ("Love On My Mind Tonight")...Dennis continued to build his impressive repertoire.

Through the Seventies, hit after hit followed by such notable artists as the Four Tops ("Ain't No Woman", "Are You Man Enough"), Tavares ("It Only Takes A Minute", "She's Gone"), the Righteous Bros ("Rock & Roll Heaven", "Dream On"), Santana ("One Chain Don't Make No Prison"), Player ("Baby Come Back") and the Grassroots ("Two Divided By Love"). He wrote and produced virtually every hit. His A&R efforts resulted in the signing of Jim Croce, Steely Dan, the Four Tops and Player.

In the mid Sixties, a sixteen year old teenager found himself amid the British invasion of pop music. Dennis wrote and produced hits by Freddie and the Dreamers ("Do The Freddie"), the Nashville Teens ("Find My Way Back Home"). The McCoys, "Up & Down" and the Roulettes ("I Can't Stop"). On the rhythm and blues front, he scored hits with Jerry Butler ("I Dig You Baby"), Lorraine Ellison and Jerry Lee Lewis. By the end of the decade, he had started a small label that signed and developed Seals & Crofts as well as composing the smash song, "One Tin Soldier" from the film, Billy Jack.

While performing A&R and executive duties for several labels among them ABC/Dunhill, Capitol, Haven, Columbia and RCA during his career, Dennis created music for twenty major films, six television programs and several highly profiled commercials. He has produced a body of work that will long stand the test of time and endure in the hearts and minds of pop music lovers.