US-american disco & house producer, DJ, guitarist, and founder of Northcott Productions Ltd., Tancredi was a seminal figure in the NYC dance scene. Initially a guitarist, he completed an internship at Swan Song Records after graduating high school and went on to become a record producer as well as an accomplished guitarist. Contracted by Atlantic Records he produced several albums (including Simbora Orchestra, Wonder Band, Herbie Mann, Jeremy Spencer) and collaborated with artists including Dean Parrish, Bob Clearmountain, The Brecker Brothers, Gwen Guthrie, Claudio Simonetti.
In 1979 he founded Northcott Productions Ltd. (NCP), a privately held independent music production & distribution company with several labels (including 25west, 4th Floor, Sub-Urban and Ex). In 1983 Tommy Musto joined and eventually became half owner of Northcott. NCP has numerous successes over the decades and retains a publishing and master recording catalog of over 600 titles.