Bernard Grobman is an award winning classically trained composer, producer and guitarist. Since starting his production career working under producer Dave Hall, the hitmaker behind Mariah Carey’s “Dreamlover,” Grobman has become an international award-winning, Grammy-nominated, Platinum recording artist and producer behind some of the world’s biggest albums and singles. In 2018, he was nominated for a “Best Urban Contemporary Album” Grammy for his production on Miguel’s fan adored album “War and Leisure.”
As a guitarist, he’s toured with rock ‘n’ roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John and jazz legends Maynard Ferguson and Sarah Brightman. He has also recorded with Latin music icons The Fania All Stars, Hector Lavoe, Nydia Caro and Ednita Nazario. And on Broadway, he’s played in the pits of beloved musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar and Grease. Grobman has also performed with the Alvin Ailey Dance Company and has graced the famed Carnegie Hall and the historic Newport Jazz Festival.
Throughout the years Grobman has been an integral and influential man behind the music. At one time, he was the staff producer with the famed hip-hop troupe Ruff Ryders (Jin, Ruff Ryders / Billboard #4). He’s worked with a diverse collection of artists ranging from production on Melissa Etheridge’s album “This is M.E” (Billboard #5, Top Rock Albums Chart) to soul singer and breakout streaming heavyweight Arlissa, on her songs “What’s it Gonna Be,” and “Gonna Make Me Love.” And even on Lyrik Victoria’s “Better Now” and “More Problems” Grobman’s influence and production is identifiable. His versatility propelled the teen pop singer Robin and Grobman to Winners of the “Song of the Year” in 2012 at the Finnish Emma Gaala for “Frontside Ollie” which spent 4 weeks at #1 on the Finnish pop charts. The platinum single and its corresponding album “The Code” spent a stunning 30 weeks at #1 on the Finnish “Pop Album Chart” and was certified 7x Platinum. Robin would go on to become winner of the MTV EMA (Finland).
Grobman has since finished recording sessions with superstars such as Rita Ora, Sevyn Streeter, Sean Garrett, Lion Babe, Kanye West and Mary J Blige. Judging by his history and recent studio sessions, Grobman isn’t slowing down anytime soon.
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