Grammy award-winning singer songwriter musician, Tony Rich, hits the FASHFEST stage on Friday 29 September, show 2, 9 pm. Tony Rich of ‘The Tony Rich Project’, is best known for his hit single ‘Nobody Knows’. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, and now calls Canberra home.
The Tony Rich Project is known for mixing elements of folk, jazz, rock and soul music into tracks. The singer, songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist and record producer won his first Grammy Award for his debut album ‘Words’ for Best R&B Album. The album’s lead single ‘Nobody Knows’ and Tony’s second single ‘Like A Woman’, from the same album, both received nominations. Tony was also nominated for Best New Artist.
Tony has released six albums. He is also an accomplished songwriter having authored hits for artists including Boyz II Men, Elton John and Michael Bolton. As a touring performer, he has shared the stage with the likes of Prince, Sting, Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, Peter Gabriel and Sheryl Crow.
Tony’s is also a talented photographer, fine painter and poet. His latest forthcoming album project was mixed right here in Canberra and will be released the end of October. This is Tony’s debut appearance at FASHFEST.
See Tony Rich on Friday night show 2, at 9pm.