Silvio Tancredi

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Silvio Tancredi
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(born 8. November 1957 - died 20. October 2009)
US-american disco & house producer, DJ, guitarist, and co founder of Northcott Productions Ltd. which he created with Lourett Russell Grant. 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 1980 ,Tancredi had a hit single titled "Hot to Trot" which he co-produced and wrote with Lourett Russell Grant . Grant was one of Tancredi's personal favorite dance artists . He invested years into promoting the disco star and formed custom label "Alvarez Records". It was later signed onto to WEA International and Quality Records in Canada. He also included famous producer /DJ John Benitez ( known as Jellybean) in supporting Grant's career and popularity. Hot to trot entered on to the Disco Top 100 Billboard chart with a bullet (moving up the chart quickly) making it one of Tancredi's best accomplishments.
In 1979 he founded and created Northcott Productions Ltd. (NCP) with Lourett Russell Grant , 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.
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Instruments & Performance

SD 38-111 Silvio Tancredi - Stairway To Love album art The Wonder Band The Wonder Band - Stairway To Love(LP, Album, Mon) ATCO Records SD 38-111 US 1979 Sell This Version
SD 19252 Silvio Tancredi - Yellow Fever album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - Yellow Fever (Album) Atlantic SD 19252 US 1979 Sell This Version
YP 051, YP051 Silvio Tancredi - My Only Love album art Bob Sinclar Feat. Lee A. Genesis* My Only Love (Tommy Musto Aquavelva Dub Mix) and 1 more… Bob Sinclar Feat. Lee A. Genesis* - My Only Love (Single) Yellow Productions, Yellow Productions YP 051, YP051 France 1998 Sell This Version
SU-34 Silvio Tancredi - Believe In A Brighter Day album art Platinum Doll Feat P.Y. Anderson* Believe In A Brighter Day (Tommy's Dub Mix) and 3 more… Platinum Doll Feat P.Y. Anderson* - Believe In A Brighter Day (Single) Sub-Urban SU-34 US 1999 Sell This Version
DMD 2529 Silvio Tancredi - Make It Right album art Christian Falk featuring Demetreus Make It Right (The Sub-Urban Excursion Mix) (as Silvio and 2 more… Christian Falk featuring Demetreus - Make It Right(2x12", Promo) Atlantic DMD 2529 US 1999 Sell This Version
SU51D Silvio Tancredi - Be Mine album art DJ Dove Presents Larger Than Life Featuring Dawn Tallman DJ Dove Presents Larger Than Life Featuring Dawn Tallman - Be Mine Sub-Urban SU51D US 1999 Sell This Version
PRO 2173 Silvio Tancredi - Champs Elysées & Remixes album art Bob Sinclar My Only Love (Tommy Musto Aquavelva Vocal Mix) Bob Sinclar - Champs Elysées & Remixes (Comp) EastWest PRO 2173 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
COL-CD-6885 Silvio Tancredi - Super Mann / Yellow Fever album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - Super Mann / Yellow Fever(2xCD, Comp) Collectables COL-CD-6885 US 2001 Sell This Version
UM072 Silvio Tancredi - You album art Montana & Stewart & Stephanie Cooke Montana & Stewart & Stephanie Cooke - You(6xFile, MP3, 320) Universe Media UM072 UK 2014

Writing & Arrangement

DK 4719 Silvio Tancredi - Whole Lotta Love album art The Wonder Band Excerpts From The Wonderful Medley (Vocal) The Wonder Band - Whole Lotta Love(12") ATCO Records DK 4719 US 1979 Sell This Version
SD 38-111 Silvio Tancredi - Stairway To Love album art The Wonder Band The Wonder Band - Stairway To Love (Album) ATCO Records SD 38-111 US 1979 Sell This Version
ST-NC-1001, ST-NC-1000 Silvio Tancredi - Hot To Trot album art Lourett Russell Grant Lourett Russell Grant - Hot To Trot Alverez Records, Alverez Records ST-NC-1001, ST-NC-1000 US 1979 Sell This Version
SD 19252 Silvio Tancredi - Yellow Fever album art Herbie Mann Kidnappin' Lover Herbie Mann - Yellow Fever (Album) Atlantic SD 19252 US 1979 Sell This Version
COL-CD-6885 Silvio Tancredi - Super Mann / Yellow Fever album art Herbie Mann Kidnappin' Lover Herbie Mann - Super Mann / Yellow Fever(2xCD, Comp) Collectables COL-CD-6885 US 2001 Sell This Version
STRUT064CD Silvio Tancredi - Horse Meat Disco II album art Various Hot To Trot Various - Horse Meat Disco II(CD, Comp, Mixed) Strut STRUT064CD UK 2010 Sell This Version
LP-7592, LP.2474 Silvio Tancredi - Dos Canarios - Melodías Inmortales album art Johan Dalgas Frisch Johan Dalgas Frisch - Dos Canarios - Melodías Inmortales(LP, Album) Palacio, Copacabana LP-7592, LP.2474 Venezuela Unknown Sell This Version

Production

45-174 4 Silvio Tancredi - Brazuca album art Simbora Orchestra Simbora Orchestra - Brazuca (Single) Atlantic 45-174 4 Spain 1978 Sell This Version
ARC 9729 Silvio Tancredi - Flee album art The Jeremy Spencer Band The Jeremy Spencer Band - Flee (Album) Atlantic ARC 9729 South Africa 1979 Sell This Version
ST-NC-1001, ST-NC-1000 Silvio Tancredi - Hot To Trot album art Lourett Russell Grant Lourett Russell Grant - Hot To Trot Alverez Records, Alverez Records ST-NC-1001, ST-NC-1000 US 1979 Sell This Version
DK 4719 Silvio Tancredi - Whole Lotta Love album art The Wonder Band The Wonder Band - Whole Lotta Love ATCO Records DK 4719 US 1979 Sell This Version
SD 38-111 Silvio Tancredi - Stairway To Love album art The Wonder Band The Wonder Band - Stairway To Love (Album) ATCO Records SD 38-111 US 1979 Sell This Version
SD 19252 Silvio Tancredi - Yellow Fever album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - Yellow Fever (Album) Atlantic SD 19252 US 1979 Sell This Version
GM-200.2590, Lps 200.2590 Silvio Tancredi - Disco Fiebre Vol.. 1 album art Various Brazuca Various - Disco Fiebre Vol.. 1(LP, Comp) Atlantic, Atlantic GM-200.2590, Lps 200.2590 Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
DMD 787 Silvio Tancredi - Do Whatcha Wanna Do album art Gianni Sirenne Gianni Sirenne - Do Whatcha Wanna Do(12", Maxi, Promo) Atlantic DMD 787 US 1984 Sell This Version
TFW 1014 Silvio Tancredi - You Only Want Me album art Topaz (5) Topaz (5) - You Only Want Me(12") 25 West Records TFW 1014 US 1985 Sell This Version

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freddyfresh

freddyfresh

February 15, 2021
Silvio
was a great guy and one of the very first label owners to think outside the box and support techno music with his Atmosphere and EXperimental record labels. He was (to me at least) a very humble guy who gave me a shot in the business. He will be missed...