Tony began playing music at an early age starting with the trumpet, but guitar playing seemed natural and he began playing lead guitar at the age of 13. Developing his skills, combined with his real passion of playing Rock n Roll influenced by AC/DC and Van Halen. Tony went on to win the 10th Grade Talent contest with his band “BIOFEEDBACK”
With the Stage set, Tony began to play professional at the age of 18 in “SCEPTER”. This lead him to Orlando and a few years later formed a new group “WANTED” Then Tony went on to form “BARRAGE” which changed his musical life. Barrage had much success touring the “A” club circuit, winning Jammy awards for “Best Band” and “Best Guitar” Barrage went on to release 3 CD’s of incredible original material. Tony also forged a great relationship with BLACK CANVAS’ own Steve Tedesco, who was the lead singer of “BARRAGE”! Tony and Steve have been playing music together for over twenty years and in 2011, Tony joined forces with Steve, Shawn and René rocking central Florida as part of central Florida’s perennial powerhouse group, ICED DOWN. Now these four hit the stage as BLACK CANVAS.
Tony owns and operates a Full Service Production Company, AAAA Productions. They provide audio and lighting systems to some of the music industries biggest names.