Dr. Fink

Matt Fink, better known as “Dr. Fink,” helped define the history of popular music by playing keyboards in Prince’s legendary band The Revolution.¬†Appearing on stage dressed in surgical scrubs and mask, he is one of the most iconic keyboard players ever, having studio session credits on the Prince albums Dirty Mind, Controversy, 1999, Purple Rain, Around the World in a Day, Parade, Sign O’ The Times, Lovesexy, The Black Album, and Graffiti Bridge and co-writing credits on the songs “Dirty Mind,” “Computer Blue,” “17 Days”, “America,” and “It’s Gonna Be a Beautiful Night.” Most recently as an executive music producer, he has gathered some of the finest musicians/composers for the Rhythm Rumble video game created by Pixelakes.¬†As an in-demand session player, producer/engineer, and songwriter, Dr. Fink has worked with many artists, producers, and songwriters, including The Time, Lipps Inc., The Jets, Vanity 6, The Rembrandts, 7 Aurelius (Ashanti), Shock G. (The Humpty Dance), House Techno EDM artist Kris Vanderheyden (Belgium), and Producers David Z., Bobby Z., P. Diddy, and Marc Mozart (Berlin). Dr. Fink has won 3 Grammys, 3 American Music Awards, and numerous gold and platinum awards for his work with Prince & The Revolution and Warner Brothers Japan-based artist Toshinobu Kubota. Dr. Fink joined Prince’s band in 1978 and worked with him until 1991. His tenure with Prince includes his work with The Revolution, The NPG, Madhouse, the 1984 movie Purple Rain in which he appeared, and its accompanying soundtrack, which has sold over 25 million copies worldwide. After his tenure with Prince, he became a staff producer/engineer for Minneapolis based record label K-Tel/Dominion Entertainment from 1991-1996, where he produced and recorded fifteen specialty album projects. In 2001 he released the Dr. Fink solo album “Ultrasound.” Other credits include composer on video game soundtracks for Headgames/Activision and King Show Games, PBS documentaries, advertising spots, and various projects for Berlin-based management and production company, Mozart & Friends, as well as Universal Music Group, Warner Bros., and Sony. After Prince’s passing in 2016, Dr. Fink reunited with The Revolution for live performances. Currently, he works with New York-based company V-Media Entertainment as Director of Music Catalogue and Licensing.