All About Big Books Productions©

Tony Bongiovi: Tony Bongiovi is a recognized talent in the music industry both for his technical skills and for his ability to produce blockbuster records. Tony’s technical accomplishments span many fields. Foremost is his acknowledged leadership in sound system design and engineering. As a sound expert he has done everything from designing the country’s best known recording studio, Power Station Studios, to acting as an Acoustical Consultant for the Late Show with David Letterman. He also provided the acoustical analysis to design a protective headset for the astronauts on their historic Voyager flight. As a record producer he has produced over 50 gold and platinum records. Tony Bongiovi’s Star Wars recording was the largest selling instrumental disco record of all time. Tony has worked with and consulted for Media Sound, Motown, CBS Television, Turner Broadcasting, Polygram, Warner Brothers, Sony BMG and RCA. Sound Engineering Accomplishments: Designed and Co-founded “Power Station Studios”. Received Mix Magazine’s TEC award six straight years (max allowed). Engineering highlights include both independent sound engineering and under contract for Motown. Acted as Sound Engineer for Diana Ross, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Carly Simon, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Freda Payne, Vanilla Fudge, Dr. John Van McCoy, Bruce Springsteen, Sister Sledge, Kool & the Gang, Dave Mason, Jerry Garcia, Van Morrison and Engelbert Humperdinck. Producer Discography: Produced acts including Aerosmith, Ace Frehley, Rick Derringer, Mink Deville, Bon Jovi, Gloria Gaynor, Buck Dharma, Jimi Hendrix, “Big Al” Downing, Carol Douglas, Ozzy Osbourne, Meco, the Elektrics, The Ramones, Lydia Murdock, Barry Goudreau, The Scorpions, Balance, Gus & the New Breed, Talking Heads, Jodi Bongiovi, The Rezillos, Aldo Nova, Cindy Bullens, Sylvian, the Fat Boys, Carlene Carter, and the Tuff Darts. Acoustical Consulting: CBS Television’s “The Late Show With David Letterman”, Custom Aircraft Interiors, Inc., Masterdisk, Turner Broadcasting, Sonalysts Studios, Power Station and Power Station NYC.


Rob Roy, Vice President (Production): A touring musician turned recording engineer & producer, Rob has worked on records with legendary producers & engineers like Tony Bongiovi & Ron Saint Germain and with artists such as Scott Stapp (Creed), T-Pain (Sony Music), Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden), Jesse James Dupree (Jackyl, TruTV’s Full Throttle Saloon), Morgan Rose & John Connolly (Sevendust) and audio for television production such as MTV’s Road Rules. Rob also designed and built the current Power Station Recording Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida. He joined forces with Bongiovi Entertainment in the mid 1990’s and has a background in business development with concentrated efforts in entertainment based production opportunities.


Charles Calello: In 1958, Frankie Valli walked into a nightclub in Newark, New Jersey and was completely blown away by a band of young musicians performing live. With a hit of his own already, Valli knew what he was listening to was special and asked who wrote the band’s arrangements. He was introduced to Charles Calello and the rest, as they say, is history. Five decades later, Charles has recorded more Top 10 Hits than any other arranger, 15 of which have been nominated for Grammy Awards. With a discography that includes over 100 “Billboard” chart records, Calello is regarded as one of the biggest arrangers of our time. Some of the biggest entertainers of the twentieth century, including Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, Neil Diamond and Frankie Valli and The 4 Seasons, have relied on Calello’s musical genius. Here is a Video About Charles.


Wayne Bell: Wayne Bell is a recognized talent in the publishing industry. His ability to produce blockbuster publications have spanned over one hundred countries, and is a publishing expert. He has done everything from publishing books designed for 18 month old babies, to designing the latest craze of adult coloring books. Bell has published thousands of titles representing many millions of copies sold across the globe. Bell founded his company “Really Big Coloring Book Company” in 1981 with the publication of a single title, “Noah and the Ark”. The company, incorporated in 1988, registered their trademark and began its current 30 plus years’ business into publishing, fundraising, and government printing. The company is a member of the System for Award Management (SAM), belongs to numerous trade organizations such as ASCAP, ASI, PPAI and represents the Nation’s largest 501-C3 organizations. Bell has been interviewed by over 800 media outlets with articles appearing across the globe. The company owns more than 1,400 domain names in 8 countries, making it the largest collection of “Coloring Book Domain Names” known. Bell is the founder of The Color Tones®, Color Tunes Publishing and Big Books Productions..


Kenneth Rich: In 2004, Kenneth Rich joined the company as the COO and RBCB business partner. Prior to joining RBCB, Kenneth worked in the financial services industry, having worked with the modern integration of domestic and international banking systems along with first generation Internet banking and electronic bill payment and presentment technology. With degrees in both marketing and business management, he has helped to bring RBCB to its current global structure. Ken is also involved with company strategic development, new company relationships, vendor management and monitors government-business industry regulations and changes.


Drew “Johnny Saint” St. John: Johnny Saint joined the company in 2016 as the Music Director for RBCB, bringing his skills from the music industry which he joined in 2003. Johnny’s background has a focus on sales and he has spent over a decade studying music and developing his skills with musical instruments and is nearing a decade of musical direction and instruction with students and protégés. A founding member of The Color Tones®, he has joined in penning the majority of the group’s current library of songs which cover a wide variety of subjects ranging from educational to socially conscious to life affirming. Johnny’s focus on life affirmation is apparent in his volunteerism which includes approximately 30 hours monthly of avocations of life improvement skills and abilities for 12 years.