Robert Power

Arts Professor

Robert Power

Grammy and multi-platinum Producer/Mixer Bob Power possesses a wide and diverse range of musical talents: producer, engineer, composer, arranger, performer, and educator. In the recording world, Power has produced, recorded, or mixed hundreds of pop and jazz recordings for such artists and groups as Erykah Badu (produced and mixed 1998 Grammy "Best Female R&B Vocal," "Best Female R&B Album"), D'Angelo, India.Arie, Chaka Khan, MeShell NdegeOcello, Ozomatli (produced and mixed 2002 Grammy "Best Alternative Latin Album"), De La Soul, Common, A Tribe Called Quest, Pharrell Williams, Miles Davis, the Roots, Mos Def, Macy Gray, Curtis Mayfield, David Byrne, Spike Lee, Big Daddy Kane, Maceo Parker, Pat Metheny, The Jungle Brothers, Quincy Jones , Run DMC, and many others. A1997 Grammy Award nominee himself for mixing, Bob Power has had over 40 charting records, and has received more than 20 gold or platinum records. 

As a feature television composer, Power is best known for his theme music for the Emmy Award winning OVER EASY on P.B.S.; he also composed the original theme and score for the Disney family series THE SCHEME OF THINGS. Other major television credits include the theme and score for the hour-long prime time special FOUR ALONE: THE OLDER WOMAN IN AMERICA, the National Endowment for the Humanities funded THE STATE OF THE LANGUAGE, and music for the LIFETIME CHANNEL and Disney's IMAGINE. 

In the broadcast advertising world, Bob Power has written and produced music for clients including Coca Cola, Philip Morris, Mercedes, Casio, Hertz, Jello, AT&T, Sprite, the U.S. Postal Service, Hasbro, Hardee's, Duracell, Fritos, Ragu, A & W, L'Oreal, Sharp Electronics, Intel, Warner-Lambert, Purina, and the American Cancer Society (EMMY Award winner).

Bob Power is a popular and dynamic speaker and lecturer; clients include Apple Computer, Apogee Electronics, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammys), Native Instruments, Aguilar Electronics, Red Bull, CMJ, Mix With the Masters, Guitar Center Pro, Boot Camp Convention -Vancouver, Pacific Coast Jazz Festival and has taught or lectured for University of San Francisco/Lone Mountain College, NYU, William Patterson University, Minnesota State University, Mercy College, New York Institute of Technology, Webster University, and the Boys’ Club of New York.