Tony currently performs weekly as pianist for many corporate functions in Las Vegas and throughout the Western U.S., as well as pianist for Megan Franke, Laura Shaffer, David Perrico, Chandler Judkins' jazz quintet, the New Jazz Testament, Walt Blanton's group, "Monuments" and John Nasshan's quintet, "Quintessence". He has performed for major corporations such as: Suzanne Evans, Sage Productions, Ascics Corp., General Motors Chevrolet, Southwest Bell, IBM Pacific Rim, Coca Cola, et.al. Tony has also performed for Steve Wynn, Diana Ross, Lou Rawls, President George Bush Sr., President Bill Clinton, Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco. Tony has also performed with Miles Davis alum " Philly " Joe Jones, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Phil Woods, Kenny Burrell, and Susan Anton.
In addition to Tony's performance schedule, he is director of piano and jazz piano studies, and Music Technology at Las Vegas Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, in Las Vegas. Tony holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Performance, Master of Music degree in Composition/Theory, and Professional Development Degree, all from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A Liberace Scholar, his group, Coalition, took first place for four year college ensembles at the Reno Jazz festival two years consecutively, in 2002, and 2003, with the group composing all original material for both years.
In February of 2008, Tony along with Walt Blanton, trumpet, and John Nasshan, drums recorded and released their first album on Origin Records, Walt Blanton's " Monuments ", which continues to receive radio airplay and excellent reviews worldwide.
Coalition's latest cd release, (October,2013) " Birth", a digital release of the original vinyl recording is enjoying success on the Japanese label, Shout Records. A European release is scheduled for Italy in April, 2014.
Tony is currently recording and working in the studio with Megan Franke on her debut cd, scheduled for release, fall, 2014.