" Art is important in so many ways. Art can take you around the world, even if you never leave home. It brings people together and opens minds to new ways to see, hear or feel. Most importantly, art is for everyone."
Tony Black is a music producer, mixer, engineer & Songwriter/Musician who has contributed to Recordings totalling more thank 40 million sales. With credits on over 100 albums, and countless songs. He received a Grammy Award for his contribution of mixing and recording the Alicia Keys record “The Diary Of Alicia Keys” as best R&B Album and also mixed and recorded the song “Ride Or Die” on the Grammy Winning Album by Jay-Z “Hard Knock Life Vol.2.”. He has mixed and recorded songs on three #1 Albums and on twenty-five Top 10 Albums. He has also mixed and recorded twenty-one Top 10 Singles. Tony also was one of the engineers at the legendary recording studio, The Hit Factory.
Some of the artists he has worked with are: Maia Davies, The Dress Whites, Alicia Keys, Sohocarl, The Great Blacksby, Mariah Carey, Ashanti, Jay-Z, Method Man, Lil Kim, Missy Elliott, Fantasia, Mario, Wu Tang Clan, Luther Vandross, Cam’ron, Jodeci, Aaron Hall, Dylan Murray, Polina, Eve, Onyx, Nas, Foxy Brown, Lil Cease, Junior Mafia, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Elton John, Mase, P.Diddy, Angie Stone, Notorious B.I.G, Rza, Case, Roger Daltrey, Nathan Lane, Samantha Cole, David Foster, Jim Steinman, The Moody Blues, John Mellencamp, Joan Jett, Heavy D., Dmx, Swizz Beatz, Lfo, Taylor Dane, Skid Row, R.Kelly, Celine Dion, Janet Jackson, Gerald Levert, Eternal, Blaque, Susan Sarandon, Toots Thielman, The Honeyz, Clair Reilly Roe, Cisqo, Dru Hill, Changing Faces, Steve Porcaro, The Lox, Kelly Price, Michael Jackson, Freedy Johnston, K-Ci And Jojo, Rafael Sadiq, D’angelo, Bustah Ryhmes, Ll Cool J, Sunz Of Man, Killah Priest, Raekwon, Stretch Armstrong, Seal, Mobb Deep, Wyclef Jean, Noreaga, Fatal, Craig Mack, Dj Clue, Klark Kent, De La Soul, Shabba Ranks, Pras, Notorious B.I.G., Tyrese, Soul 4 Real, Peta Jeffres, Tyrese, Fanatic, Fat Joe, Big Pun, Timbaland And Liza Minelli.
Tony is also a sought after University Guest Professor and an accomplished painter with works that have been out on public display in New York City.