Recording Artist/Poet/Model/Composer & Storyteller
Founder: Enrapture Records and Enrapture Ministries
Signatory Labor Agreement: American Federation of Musicians
Sojourner/Douglass College: B.A.,
Sojourner/Douglass College: Master’s Degree (Pursuing)
SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Vocal Performer: Gospel, Jazz, R &B
International, National, Regional & Local Credits (1965 - present)
Winner: Larnelle Harris National
Talent Search (1987)
Freelance Actor, Poet, Model: Cable, Television, Film, Print Medium and Theater (1991 - present)
National & Local Publications:
American Anthology of Poetry, (1990)
Who’s Who Among Young Professionals, (1992)
Manchester’s Who’s Who, (2006)
Anne Arundel Historical Society Notes, (2004 & 2006)
Cambridge Who's Who, (2007)
Professional of the Year
Recording Artist: Solo Project
“Person to Person” (1987)
Collaboration Project: “Heart of Peace” (2002)
Current CD Project: “It’s Time” (2006)
Current Music Video: "What A Difference A Day Makes" (2007)
Soon to be publication: Autobiographical project, "New Eyes - New Vision,"
International Olympic Games Torch Bearer (1996): One of four Annapolitans to carry the Olympic Torch Across Maryland.
Independent Vocal Performer: Tony manages a performing artist career which has included appearances with the Jimmy Smith Trio, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, War, The Soul Stirrers, The Dixie Humming Birds, The Gospelaires, The Pilgrim Jubilee, James Cleveland, Shirley Caesar, for the Fishnet Festival with Larry & Bobbi Andes (1986-90), BeBe & CeCe Winans, Larnelle Harris, Carmen, Jesse Dixon, Twila Paris, First Call, The Bill Bather Vocal Band, Doug Ollgum, Michael W. Smith, Raheem DeVaughn, and many others. He has performed with various entities: internationally with the Calgary Alberta Philharmonic Orchestra, in Alba, Italy where he performed the “Mozart to Motown” Concert with St. Mary’s College, Stefan Scaggiari, Sue Matthews, Brian Ganz and other international artists in the 2003 Saluzzo Spring Festival, with Maestro Ernie Green and the Florida Philharmonic, in Tampa, Florida. In February ‘06 Tony accompanied Stefan Scaggiari in his hometown of Evansville, Indiana to perform the Mozart to Motown concert with the Evansville Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra.
Along with his poetic and vocal gifts, Tony, is a freelance model and has executed various levels of acting: “The Meeting” with Kevin McClavain and Greg Alan Williams of Bay Watch, Remember the Titans, and The District, for Isuzu Rodeo: visual and voice-over, and a number of industrial videos for the FCC, the FAA, Motorola, and Radialkeratonomy with Dan Powell of Take One Video, Inc.