SEEKINGAccordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.
performed in a host of venues before audiences from 50 to 3000 in the Jazz, Blues, Smokey Joe type venues on local and national broadcasts on TV and radio in casinos and lounges with anywhere from Trio, solo, Octet and Orchestras
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Acoustic Piano, Electric Full Size Baby Grand, Korg M1 and Yamaha 73 key unit
I'm In The Mood For Monk
I'm In The Mood For MonkWhile chillin out listening to vintage Carmen McRae cuts with Theolonius Monk at the piano, I got inspired to write this song
One Day I'll Fly Away (Tony At Baby Grand)
One Day I'll Fly Away (Tony At Baby Grand)In the course of working with a band, certain rehearsal time is required, naturally. Thanks to the modern age of electronics and media one can now rehearse via email. In this case, I recorded a track for the vocalist to practice with and verify the Key compatibility Way too cool (and I didn't even have to tidy up the house for a rehearsal)
Laguna MorningsMission Street is a jazz band based out of Brooksville, Florida composed mostly of retirees from a variety of States who came together do to what they love most, that is, to make music. The band consists of 5 members (at the time of this recording) and the album can be purchased on Amazon Music and CD Baby at https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/missionstreet3
Lover Man.TonyBRecorded as a Piano track for a vocalist friend in the key of C in the traditional Blues format
How Do You Keep The Music Playing Tony Basile at the Korg M50 Piano
How Do You Keep The Music Playing Tony Basile at the Korg M50 Piano"How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" is a song composed by Michel Legrand, with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman for the 1982 film Best Friends, where it was introduced by Patti Austin and James Ingram. The Austin/Ingram version became a single in 1983 and reached #45 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #5 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. It was one of three songs with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 55th Academy Awards. This particular arrangement is performed by Tony Basile on the Korg M50 keyboard with accompaniment tracks, also developed for this song , on the Korg M1 Workstation by Tony
The Donni Fury Band - Demo
The Donni Fury Band - DemoDonni Fury has been on the Rock scene for too many years to mention. Having been a personal friend of the late Jimi Hendrix, this iconic influence shows in his guitar style. In fact, Fury's artistry was called upon for the soundtrack of a movie about Jimi Hendrix, where he played all of the guitar parts. This demo is not, however, about Hendrix, it's about the Donni Fury Band. it's music and it's talented members who make the music for your entertainment pleasure. Give a listen... Enjoy... and if you will, feel free to call us regarding our schedule or for booking us for your venue. The number is (718) 386-1537.... located in Pasco County, Florida
Just The Two Of Us
Just The Two Of UsFirst delivered to us by Bill Withers and reproduced again by Grover Washington, Will Smith and a host of local cover bands, I decided to try out my voice on this song just for kicks. Hope you like it
13 Mr Magic Tony Basile Classy 88's
13 Mr Magic Tony Basile Classy 88'sThis hallmark song, written and produced by Quincy Jones, is a tribute arrangement performed on the Korg M-1 Synth/ Workstation using a multitrack sequencer (the Roland MC50) using real time drum tracks without any timing correction techniques. I hope you enjoy this Demo recording.
This Bitter Earth
This Bitter Earth
When Sunny Gets Blue, Tony Basile
When Sunny Gets Blue, Tony BasileI always liked this song from the first moment I heard it with Johnny Mathis at the microphone. I've .heard a lot of renditions since then and, this, by no means, is a finished product. In fact, it's a practice session on the way to working out a satisfactory arrangement. You have to hear it in your mind first.... then the imagination can kick in for embellishment later. I only wish I had access to the 88 keys I was spoiled with last year as I feel more creative with the M50
I Feel Like Making Love, Tony Basile
I Feel Like Making Love, Tony BasileAfter laying off the keyboard entirely for the last 6 months, at the urging of some very supportive friends, I got back 'in the saddle' and dusted off my stiff and rusty chops to record this song ..... essentially a 'ride around the block' to get my sea legs on, once again and an unusual move for a musician to post what is essentially a practice session. but...... here goes .......
01 Singin' Acappella The Emeralds Remember The Love Songs
01 Singin' Acappella The Emeralds Remember The Love SongsThe Emeralds originbally recorded this track in 1997 for their first album since regrouping. The credits go to , as it was originally titled GOOD OLD ACAPELLA (SOUL TO SOUL) WRITERS - ALBERT BRUMLEY, JERRY LEIBER, MIKE STOLLER O. NEVADA, SISTER ROSETTA THORPE, BRUNER, SPIVERY which was originally recorded by Brenda Lee and a host of many since. The late DJ Lee Jolle (Walkin' With Mr. Lee show broadcast from Hatboro, Pa) had presented this version by The Emeralds to actor, director, filmmaker Robert Davi, who later used it in the soundtrack of his movie "The Dukes" in which he had the starring role, supported by Chazz Palmontiere and Peter Bogdanovich. Group members consisted of Jim DiPlacido (lead)and Jerry Tempesta (1st tenor), Joe Porpora (2nd tenor), Scott Finlayson (Baritone) and Tony Basile (Bass and Baritone)
Here's That Rainy Day
Here's That Rainy Day"Here's That Rainy Day" is a popular song with music by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics by Johnny Burke, published in 1953. It was introduced by Dolores Gray in the Broadway musical Carnival in Flanders. The song has been recorded by many jazz and pop singers, including Tony Bennett, Dee Dee Bridgewater, The Stan Kenton Orchestra, June Christy, Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como, Vic Damone, Billy Eckstine, Ella Fitzgerald, Lou Rawls, Astrud Gilberto (with Stan Getz), Lena Horne, Phyllis Hyman, Jack Jones, Steve Lawrence, Peggy Lee, Kenny Rankin, Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Sarah Vaughan and Andy Williams. It is also a favorite of jazz instrumentalists, with renditions by Joe Pass, Gene Ammons, Chet Baker, Ray Brown, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Bill Evans, Art Farmer, Freddie Hubbard, Wes Montgomery, Art Pepper, Oscar Peterson, Toots Thielemans, Alvin "Red" Tyler, L.A. Jazz Quintet and McCoy Tyner, among many others.
09 A Whiter Shade Of Pale Gettin' To It
09 A Whiter Shade Of Pale Gettin' To ItProcul Harem follower in the path of the British invasion launched by the Beatles. When I first heard this song it had always stuck in my mind, so after many years dormant, it came to the forefront and I decided to do a rendition of it.
The World Is A Ghetto Tony Basile 3.1.13
The World Is A Ghetto Tony Basile 3.1.13A cool jazz version.. an exercise of minor blues in Db with a 1/2 step mod back and forth Kind of pleasant and relaxing.The World Is a Ghetto is the fifth album by the band War, released in late 1972 on United Artists Records. The album attained the number one spot on Billboard, and was Billboard magazine's Album of the Year as the best-selling album of 1973. The album is ranked number 444 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time
04 Brazil Tony Basile Classy 88's
04 Brazil Tony Basile Classy 88'sFeelgood music, like no othert, to uplift the soul. Antonio Carlos Jobim started something new in the mid 60's and it's here to stay
The Way You Look Tonight-M50 Demo
The Way You Look Tonight-M50 DemoWho 'hasn't' recorded this song? It's universdal and great. So I did it too. Please enjoy :)
Laura M50 Piano Demo
Laura M50 Piano DemoIn learning about the newer Korg M50, I'm transferring my arrangemente from a Korg M1 for much better, richer and wider range sound, The M50-88 is so much better to perform with. I wrote this arramgement of 'Laura' for the Music of America Show and it became one of my favorites. I hope you'll enjoy it.
09 Piano In The Dark Tony Basile Classy 88'
09 Piano In The Dark Tony Basile Classy 88'I heard a rendition of this song performed by Alex Bugnon quite a few years ago. He's a very talented pianist from France and I'm flattered that he plays a lot like I do.
12 I'm Glad there Is You Tony Basile Classy 88's
12 I'm Glad there Is You Tony Basile Classy 88'sEveryone who was any one in the Jazz and Contemporary music world has recorded this most beautiful of songs. In fact, it's so pretty that, even Oscar Peterson recorded a vocal rendition of this song ... certainly a rare event. Please enjoy!
02 I'll Take Romance Tony Basile Classy 88's-01
02 I'll Take Romance Tony Basile Classy 88's-01from my Classy 88's demo album
Shadow of Your Smile Xbm 01.07.13
Shadow of Your Smile Xbm 01.07.13
My One And Only Love - Tony Basile, Just Piano
My One And Only Love - Tony Basile, Just Pianocontinuing on the piano lounge theme, another one of my favorites for the piano
Yesterday I Heard The Rain- Tony Basile, Just Piano
Yesterday I Heard The Rain- Tony Basile, Just PianoSoothing piano sounds reminiscent of the days of cocktail lounges and fine restaurants where you may go to share an intimate evening while enjoying the ambiance of a table for 2, fine wine, a checkered tablecloth and the sounds of romantic misic.
My Funny Valentine Tony Basile Just Piano
My Funny Valentine Tony Basile Just PianoIn the quiet moments we sometimes are able to allow our inner soul to overtake our talents and run free. This song allows for the changes in chord and melody to sync with the changes in our minds and soul.
06 I'll Always Love You Tony Basile Classy 88's
06 I'll Always Love You Tony Basile Classy 88'sInstrumental version of a popular song originally recorded by Taylor Dayne