Tony is a live/studio sound engineer, musician, tour manager, and educator based in Nashville, TN. Tonys educational experience includes teaching audio at Belmont University, The Recording Workshop, SAE, and Director of Live Sound at The Blackbird Academy. Tony has also toured with some of the top names in music including Ronnie Milsap, Exile, Earl Thomas Conley, Juice Newton, Janie Fricke, Jamey Johnson, Chely Wright, The Lexington Philharmonic, Leo Redbone, to name a few.
Most memorable Next-Level Performance“Solid– Accurate drumming” Program and quantize your favorite most challenging drum grooves and rudiments into your midi sequencer. Practice these patterns on your kit while monitoring the sequence through headphones or IEMs, when your live playing masks the program pattern your are dead center on the pocket. Practice these patterns at their slowest possible tempos.
What Drives Your Creativity?most of my inspiration & creativity comes from engineering & producing sessions here in Nashville with the best of the best session players and studio facilities
Why do you choose Vic Firth?I've been with Vic Firth since 1983 and didn't realize there were other stick companies