Tony May

Tony May

Real Name:
Ross Anthony May
Profile:
Born in New York City's Harlem community in 1937, Tony May is the son of jazz musician Ernestine Atwell May. He is the brother-in-law of the late Larry Banks, who was songwriter and former husband to singer Bessie Banks. His career focused on the New York music scene, as an engineer, producer and songwriter.

He once worked as an engineer at the Generation Sound Studios in New York, NY (USA), and was also on staff at A&R Studios during the late 1960s and early 1970s. He recorded Chick Corea's legendary album Chick Corea - Return To Forever.

He is not to be confused with the British photographer Tony May (4) who is credited with contributing to the artwork found on releases by Pink Floyd, Catherine Wheel, Alan Parsons, and Dream Theater, among others.
Aliases:
Variations:
Viewing All | Tony May

Tony May Discography

Remix

John Carter & Bobby Bradford Quartet John Carter & Bobby Bradford Quartet - Flight For Four (Album) Flying Dutchman US 1969 Sell This Version
The Reggae Beat The Reggae Beat - Superman Reggae (8) US 1970 Sell This Version
Hermeto Pascoal Hermeto Pascoal - Hermeto Cobblestone US 1970 Sell This Version
Lou Donaldson Lou Donaldson - Sweet Lou (Album) Blue Note US 1974 Sell This Version
BN-LA460-H2 McCoy Tyner McCoy Tyner - Cosmos(2xLP, Album) Blue Note BN-LA460-H2 US 1976 Sell This Version
AN 8717 Gil Evans Gil Evans - Priestess(LP, Album) Antilles AN 8717 UK 1983 Sell This Version
The Gil Evans Orchestra* The Gil Evans Orchestra* - Plays The Music Of Jimi Hendrix (Album) RCA US 1988 Sell This Version
TOCJ-50568 Lou Donaldson Lou Donaldson - Sassy Soul Strut(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Blue Note TOCJ-50568 Japan 2013 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

AR/7100/507 Marian Love Marian Love - Go Now(7", Single, Promo) A&R AR/7100/507 US 1971 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Bessie Banks Bessie Banks - Do It Now / (You Should Have Been A) Doctor (Single) Spokane Records US 1964 Sell This Version
DCP 1133 Larry Banks I Don't Wanna Do It (as May) Larry Banks - I Don't Wanna Do It(7", Single, Promo) DCP International DCP 1133 US 1965 Sell This Version
72478 Timi Yuro Big Mistake (as May) Timi Yuro - Big Mistake / Teardrops 'Till Dawn(7", Single) Mercury 72478 US 1965 Sell This Version
The Pleasures Don't You Know (I Love You) (as T. May) The Pleasures - Don't You Know (I Love You) (Single) RSVP US 1965 Sell This Version
RSVP 1113 The Pleasures The Pleasures - Let's Have A Beach Party / Don't You Know (I Love You)(7", Promo) RSVP RSVP 1113 US 1965 Sell This Version
DCP 1144 Gayle Harris Here I Go Again Gayle Harris - Ain't Gonna Let It Get Me Down(7", Promo, Single) DCP International DCP 1144 US 1965 Sell This Version
VP 13513 Anthony & The Imperials* You're Not That Girl Anymore (as May) Anthony & The Imperials* - Payin' Our Dues(LP, Album, Mono) Veep VP 13513 US 1966 Sell This Version
K13507 The Royalettes It's A Big Mistake (as May) The Royalettes - It's A Big Mistake / It's Better Not To Know(7") MGM Records K13507 US 1966 Sell This Version
VK-10519 Bessie Banks Bessie Banks - I Can't Make It (Without You Baby) / Need You(7", Single, Promo) Verve Records VK-10519 US 1967 Sell This Version
2C006-92881 Marian Love Don't Just Tell Me Marian Love - Go Now / Don't Just Tell Me(7", Single) Les Industries Musicales Et Electriques Pathé Marconi, Stateside 2C006-92881 France 1971 Sell This Version
ARL/7100/005, ARL 7100/005 Marian Love Don't Just Tell Me Marian Love - I Believe In Music(LP, Album) A&R, A&R ARL/7100/005, ARL 7100/005 US 1971 Sell This Version
BGOCD309 Little Anthony And The Imperials* You're Not That Girl Anymore Little Anthony And The Imperials* - Goin' Out Of My Head / Payin' Our Dues(CD, Comp) BGO Records BGOCD309 UK 1996 Sell This Version
VAMPI 019, VAMPI LP 019 The Joe Cuba Sextet* The Joe Cuba Sextet* - Bustin' Out(LP, Album, RE) Vampi Soul, Vampi Soul VAMPI 019, VAMPI LP 019 Spain 2002 Sell This Version
Various Do You Feel It (Tu Lo Sientes) (as T. May) Various - El Barrio: Gangsters, Latin Soul & The Birth Of Salsa 1967-75 (Comp) Fania Records Europe 2006 Sell This Version
CDKEND 284 Various Various - Larry Banks' Soul Family Album(CD, Comp) Kent Soul CDKEND 284 UK 2007 Sell This Version

Production

Bessie Banks Bessie Banks - Do It Now / (You Should Have Been A) Doctor (Single) Spokane Records US 1964 Sell This Version