Hollywood Ending: How Richard Baratta went from playing jazz to producing movies Richard Baratta knows movies. Starting in 1984, when he worked as a location scout for Desperately Seeking Susan, Baratta steadily worked… This content is available to subscribers only. To continue reading, please login or start a FREE 14-Day Digital Subscription. Bundle your subscription with our award-winning print magazine here. Join Our Email Newsletter Join thousands of other jazz enthusiasts and get new music, artists, albums, events and more delivered to your inbox. Sign Up Now!