Genres: Christian/Gospel, Folk, Rock
Tonio K. (born Steven M. Krikorian, b. July 4, 1950) is an American singer/songwriter who has released eight albums. His songs have been recorded by Al Green, Aaron Neville, Burt Bacharach, Bonnie Raitt, Chicago, Wynonna Judd and Vanessa Williams. His song, “16 Tons Of Monkeys,” co-written with guitarist Steve Schiff, was the featured tune in the 1992 Academy Award winning Short Film, ''Session Man''. He worked with Bacharach and Hip-Hop impresario Dr. Dre on Bacharach’s ''At This Time,'' which won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Recording in 2005.
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