During mid 80’s his band Radio Java had a Christmas hit in Holland with a song he wrote and recorded at Abbey Road called “Fool”.
In 1986 he played keyboards in the band Cutting Crew, who went on to have worldwide success with the song “(I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight”
At the end of the decade he founded and curated one of the most important and influential music venues for singer/songwriters in London, The Kashmir Klub. A unique space that welcomed early shows from emerging artists like Damien Rice and KT Tunstall as well as secret shows from superstars like Sheryl Crow, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and members of Fleetwood Mac.
He subsequently went on to help countless more new and emerging artists at The Bedford in SW London, where he’s given early opportunities to acts like Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini and James Bay.
2004 saw Tony inducted into the Music Managers Forum “Roll Of Honour” for his outstanding contribution to The British Music industry as well as receiving the much coveted “Gold Badge” award from BASCA for his services to songwriters and music.
For the last few years he has written, recorded and played guitar with emerging artist iLO.
He regularly releases new music through his own label miniMAJOR Music and continues to tour and perform all around the world.