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Arts and Entertainment

November 29, 2013

Grammy-nominated songwriter to perform, lead class

The B-Side Ballroom & Supper Club will present a dance-music themed night  curated by Anthony “Twilight Tone” Khan, a songwriter, producer and DJ. He  is the music director and disc jockey for Common, a Grammy-winning hip hop artist, actor, author and poet. 

The Twilite Tone will perform at 9 p.m. Tuesday.  Advance tickets will be on sale at the venue for $10 or $15 the  day of  event. B-Side is in Clinton Plaza in Oneonta. For information call 432-2053. 

The event will be dubbed “Great Weekend.” He will present soul, disco, boogie, hip hop, house, techno, funk, afrobeat, reggae, and more, all on vinyl, weaved into a funky and irresistible dance party, presenter said. The legendary Great Weekend party in L.A. established a cult following with its accompanying mix CDs. The Twilite Tone relocated to New York City in 2008 where he brought his Great Weekend parties to many of the city’s most notable nightclubs. 

He is a Grammy-nominated, BMI Award winning artist who is working with artists such as Spree Wilson, Isa Summers (Florence + The Machine), Aluna Francis (AlunaGeorge) and Sway Clarke. He co-wrote three tracks on Kanye West’s & GOOD Music’s “Cruel Summer”including the lead single “Mercy” which reached No. 1 on Billboard’s US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and US Rap Songs Charts. Tone contributed on the tracks “MILF” and “Mona Lisa” on Big Sean’s sophomore album, Hall Of Fame, released by GOOD Music and Def Jam Recordings. He also co-wrote “Who Do We Think We Are” and “What If I Told You (Interlude)” on John Legend’s 2013

album “Love Is The Future.” Responsible for crafting Common’s sound, and now working as his music director, Khan

has clocked more than two dozen years in the music industry. 

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