A Delaware native and graduate of both the Philadelphia Musical Academy and Capella University, Tony has toured extensively throughout the United States, Europe and China, performing with such artists as Ben Vereen, Sammy Davis Jr., Melba Moore, Jimmy Darrin and Mitzi Gaynor. These performances also included television appearances on The Johnny Carson Show, with Phil Donahue, Mike Douglas, Merv Griffin and Sammy Davis in Acapulco. He has been highly involved with the advancement of a project at Capella University, which provides instruction in Jazz improvisation to a Web-based audience. Tony teaches jazz-related courses at the University of Delaware, as well as Jazz guitar performances in the Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA area.
Tony’s comments about the and: “In over 15 years of assuming the role of guitarist/singer with the Don Eaton Band (DEB), I have been blessed to work with musicians of the highest caliber with sincere dedication to their art, all under the guidance and leadership of Don Eaton. Don, along with the other band members, provides an inspiring, creative, and collaborative environment. This environment becomes an integral fabric in the successful outcome of the event. A common thread of dedication, professionalism, and all-around enjoyment, make my involvement with the DEB a truly unique experience.”