Tony began playing guitar at age 9 and started doing gigs in his early 20’s. Along with a USO tour taking him all through Japan, Korea and Okinawa, Tony has played ‘society’ gigs for years performing for President Clinton, Vice-President Cheney and former Israeli Prime Minister Barak. He was a ‘Governor’s Ball’ musician and played the Academy Awards for 5 years.
Tony has played with the likes of
Ray Charles, David Foster, Nell Carter,
Edgar Winter, Ruben Studdard, Judith Hill,
Paul Cotton (POCO),
even “Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark.”
He can be heard on numerous albums and on films such as ‘Alvin and Chipmunks’, ‘5 Flights Up’, ‘Norbit’, Monster-in-Law’, and more. In the film ‘Serenity’ (2005) scored by David Newman, he plays guitar, dobro, mandolin, banjo and even Chinese moon lute!
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