We were so fortunate to welcome Tony Remy, one of the world’s greatest guitar players, to our academy! Tony Remy has taken our young aspiring guitarist Mansur Brown under his wing, giving him a once in a lifetime, incredible experience.
Tony Remy is an extraordinary guitarist, one of the world’s most exciting guitar players. His hard-edged rhythmically driven approach is enriched with jazz intuition and bluesy soul. Live on stage, his relentless invention and incredible raw energy can set the crowd on fire.
Tony’s playing draws on many different guitar styles. Guitarists like John Scofield, Hiram Bullock, Mike Stern, George Benson, Jimi Hendrix and BB King have all contributed in shaping Tony Remy’s style.
Hailing from London he has an enviable reputation on the international jazz scene having recorded and toured with Courtney Pine, Freddy Hubbard, Gary Barlow, Simply Red, The Jazz Crusaders, Jason Rebello, Julian Joseph, Omar, Pee Wee Ellis, Annie Lennox and many more and appeared with Herbie Hancock on his 2005 album “Possibilities”. He has released several great albums under his own name too, capturing his own hard-edged, rhythmically driven approach, which is rich with jazz, blues and fusion influences. His live performances are remarkable, his amazing talent combined with an incredible amount of energy is truly something special.?
“One of our premier fusion guitarists … A killer lead player who slips easily from impassioned blues to funk” Time Out “eminent fusioneer” – Independent
Find out more about Tony Remy at www.tonyremy.com