Bob Power

Grammy Award winning Producer/Engineer

Bob Power is a New York City-based producer/engineer who has worked with the best east-coast R&B/hip-hop acts from the 80s onwards. Self-described as a ‘soul music producer/engineer’, Power began his musical career while at Webster College in St. Louis. Power moved to New York to work in the Calliope Studios on 37th Street. Asked to sit in as engineer on a hip-hop session, he found himself overseeing the breakthrough sessions for Stetsasonic. He continued his liaison with rap groups thereafter, linking with A Tribe Called Quest, the Jungle Brothers, De La Soul and Black Sheep. By the mid-90s he was given charge of a production suite at Sony Music Studios in New York. His profile as a producer continued to grow through work with Me’Shell N’degéocello, D’Angelo and Erykah Badu. The latter gave Power his first number 1 R&B single, ‘On & On’, while N’degéocello’s Peace Beyond Passion received a Grammy nomination for best engineered album. Power’s other credits read like a who’s who or hip hop and R&B including The Roots, J. Dilla, Nelly Furtado and Common as well jazz artists like Bobby McFerrin.