BIO-JOEL CRAFTON

Joel Crafton is an American Ilocano,
aka BLACK PINOY

The American society of authors composers and publishers
Craftone Music

Recording artist, known as world Famous Black Pinoy singing in
English – Tagalog –Ilocano – Spanish

For about 40 years, Joel Crafton aka Black Pinoy has proven he’s an entertainer of immeasurable talent. From singer, songwriter and musician to actor, he embodies what it truly means to be an entertainer. Joel Crafton won multiple music awards. Internationally his genre ranges from Disco, R&B, Jazz, Gospel.  Two of his early successful songs that dominated the dance floor in the early 80s titled She’s Sleek She’s Fine, and Let’s Get Busy.

Joel Crafton signed a major music deal with Panoramic records and EMI overseeing projects connected to Ray Goodman and Brown and other artists.
While developing his musical talent and recording techniques Joel Crafton took on a many prominent positions at Atlantic records, Elektra records, Atco records and WEA Joel worked directly with the general managers of these huge music corporations making sure that everything that the company was doing for the artist was in alignment with making it all come together. Artist such as Phil Collins Tracy, Chapman, Anita Baker, Keith Sweat and many others. After those 15 years of corporate experience Joel Crafton started his own label that eventually led to some of the biggest international contracts on the planet Joel Crafton gained an 11-year music contract with Hong Kong and a six-month music tour in Singapore.

The musical career Joel Crafton has many credits from music to acting.

The legendary producer James Anthony Carmichael mentored Joel Crafton with has expertise and producing ability James Anthony Carmichael was an American Grammy-winning musician, arranger, and record producer for Lionel Richie, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson. Joel Crafton continued writing and performing

song title “If I Could Look Inside Your Mind” that gained international recognition throughout the USA, Hong Kong Singapore, and the Philippines produced by the legendary jazz artist, producer BOB BALDWIN who also produced the song-
I COME TO YOU JESUS, BROKEN DOWN.” by recording artist Joel Crafton this song has amazing people that appeared in this video, The music video features Grammy Award-winning vocalist Howard Hewett. Howard Hewett was the former lead vocalist of the R&B/soul vocal group Shalamar. Willie Miles Harper is a former American Football linebacker who played for San Francisco 49er and Super Bowl champion Willie Harper, “Now is Pastor Willie Harper, Clifford that was the original Bassist for Atlantic Starr,

2022

“MAN UP” appearing on this track has an array of gifted talented and blessed artist – Tony Gviz on guitar and multi-instrumentalist saxophonist Tony White.
MAN UP brings you an exciting Jazzy R&B Groove as it is noted as jazz with a message.

2021

The song is titled “IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LOVE”.

This song has a great lineup of very prominent and successful artists with gold and platinum records on this single.  

1. Willie Hopper San Francisco 49ers super bowl champ and singer – vocals background

2. Michael Garvin – Guitar

3. Tony white – Sax

 4.Dynelle Rhodes – from the group, the weather girls with multiple number one hit records including It’s raining men vocals background

 5. Gary Brown
 Singer-songwriter – recording artist – Gary was the last lead singer for Kool and The Gang vocals background.

2021
Song titled – SOMEBODY’S TELLING YOU LIES – 2021
Has these great musicians on it.

Michael Garvin trumpeter guitar player hit musical hitmaker number one hit

Tony White Saxophonist Multi music awards credit.
H Allan guitar player top-charting Artist with multiple music awards.
Gene Torres bass player with multiple awards.

Written by Joel Crafton piano keyboards vocals

JOEL CRAFTON appeared in a Burger King and Lipton tea commercial and trained the actor Billy Pervil in martial arts that gained him a Kodak commercial with actor Taimak that was the star in the movie” The Last Dragan “and in 2011 JOEL CRAFTON appeared in the movie something borrowed starring Kate Hudson. In addition to JOEL CRAFTON’s acting career, JOEL CRAFTON is an accomplished International martial artist champ with over 400 Gold metals.

Joel Crafton received an incredible amount of acknowledgment from the legendary sing a songwriter Bobby Caldwell.

Bobby Caldwell
Bobby Caldwell
Atlantic Starr in the Black Pinoy studio
Joel Crafton aka
Black Pinoy –
William H Sudderth
Former member of the Atlantic Starr

IF I COULD LOOK INSIDE YOUR MIND” produced by legendary jazz pianist, writer, and arranger Bob Baldwin artist Joel Crafton singing in English and Tagalog.
BOB BALDWIN

Joel Crafton and Bob Baldwin

also produced the song “I COME TO YOU JESUS, BROKEN DOWN.”
by recording artist Joel Crafton aka Black Pinoy this song has amazing people that appeared in this video, The music video features Grammy Award-winning vocalist Howard Hewett. Howard Hewett was the former lead vocalist of the R&B/soul vocal group Shalamar. Willie Miles Harper is a former American Football linebacker who played for San Francisco 49er and Super Bowl champion Willie Harper, “Now is Pastor Willie Harper, Clifford that was the original Bassist for Atlantic Starr, music.

Song titled – SOMEBODY’S TELLING YOU LIES – 2021
Has these great musicians on it.

Michael Garvin trumpeter guitar player hit musical hitmaker with over 33 number one hit songs living for tonight by Jennifer Lopez never give up on a good thing by George Benson and many others.

Tony White Saxophonist Multi music awards credit.
H Allan guitar player top-charting Artist with multiple music awards.
Gene Torres bass player with multiple awards.

Written by Joel Crafton piano keyboards vocals
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh1c4Vg_7l8

Song: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LOVE – 2021

The song is titled “IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LOVE”.

This song has a great lineup of very prominent and successful artists with gold and platinum records on this single.

  1. Willie Hopper San Francisco 49ers super bowl champ and singer – vocals background
  2. Michael Garvin – Guitar- multiple music awards and number one hit songs
  3. Tony white – Sax multiple music awards

4. Dynelle Rhodes – from the group, the weather girls with multiple number one hit records including It’s raining men vocals background

  1. Gary Brown- Singer-songwriter – recording artist – Gary was the last lead singer for Kool and The Gang vocals background.

Joel Crafton and an incredible amount of acknowledgment from the legendary sing a songwriter Bobby Caldwell.

Joel Crafton appeared in the movie 2011 Blockbuster movie SOMETHING BORROWED with Kate Hudson.

Some of the most recognizable songs by Joel Crafton

1. MAN UP
2. IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LOVE
3. SOMEBODY’S TELLING YOU LIES
4. PANAMA LOVE
5. SMOOTH GROOVE
6. I Come To You Jesus, Broken Down
7. IF I CAN LOOK INSIDE YOUR MIND
8. Lean The Ways Of Love
9. I’m Here
10. She’s Sleeks She’s Fine
11. Let’s Get Busy