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TONY ALMONTE ARTIST - PRODUCER - MUSICIAN - DJ

"CERTAIN PEOPLE KNOW TONY ALMONTE AS TONY MONTREAL, OTHERS AS A BAND MEMBER OF BRAN VAN 3000 AND OTHERS AS THE MAIN CREATIVE FORCE BEHIND TAPSOUL. REGARDLESS OF THE PROJECT, EVERYBODY KNOWS TONY… EVEN ACROSS CANADA." - Jason Rodi, M.S.C. / NOMADtv.

ARTIST

TONY ALMONTE - Montreal based artist, producer & entrepreneur, born in Hull Canada. He is a multi-instrumentalist, well versed in a variety of arts-media related disciplines, and known as "a man of many hats". Although Tony has been playing musical instruments since birth, he stands today as a seasoned percussionist, performing the likes of legends like Sly & The Family StoneThe Doobie Brothers, Wyclef Jean, as well as The Jacksons.

"SHOUT-OUT TO MONTREAL BB! ...NOW MAKE SOME NOISE FOR MY MAN ON THE DRUMS!" - WYCLEF JEAN / REFUGEE CAMP. NYC.

PRODUCER

ALMONTE coordinated countless events, while actively supporting academic graduates from local Universities and Institutions, like McGill University and Recording Arts Canada. Scouting young talent, musicians & engineers, connecting them further in the field. His current position as artistic director for Montreal Cancer Institute's - Casino against Cancer, is source of great pride. Notable mention Tony also consults for a plethora of brands, venues, festivals, and non-profit ventures.

MUSIC & DJ

TONY's contribution to Canada's music scene is unquantifiable. Supporting and seizing each opportunity, he's held DJ residencies at institutions like Mercury Lounge, ATOMIC & CBC / Radio-Canada, while appearing on numerous tracks spanning nearly 2 decades. His recent participations include reworking Boule Noire's classic "Aimer d'Amour". After years of honing his craft playing with Roy Davis jrLil'Louie Vega, Jojo Flores, Tortured Soul & Bran Van 3000, his very own material is now ready to be unveiled on his new label Vesica Records.

SOULFUL ARTIST ...IMMEDIATELY GOTTEN HIS STYLE, HIS SOUL AND COMPLETE DEVOTION TO MUSIC." - DIANA ESKANDER / KA MAGAZINE. MTL.

#ALLSTARBLOCKPARTY

WYCLEF JEAN & DAVE CHAPPELLE

RECENT PRODUCTIONS

PRETTY BOY QUICKSOUND

Produced and created by Canadian Grammy nominee, the illustrious Sam Screnci (Lionel Ritchie/Cirque du Soleil), known to many as QuickSound. #PRETTYBOY the most recent drop, was released late 2018 on Tumbao Records. Additional instrumentation &melody reinforcement by Montreal sensation Tony Almonte (synth keys).

AIMER D'AMOUR

Aimer d'Amour - A timeless French down-tempo disco by the late Boule Noire. This rework was co-produced by Yann Simhon & Tony Almonte tending to musical direction, as well as playing all supporting instruments. A modern twist on a 70's classic, reignited by Sibo Leblanc also featuring the sultry voice of miss Meryem Saci.

WHAT's NEW (PERC MIX) SOULNOTMIND FEAT. DARNELL ROBINSON & TONY ALMONTE

"I LIKE THE WHAT'S NEW (PERC MIX) FEAT. TONY ALMONTE". - DJ DANNY KRIVIT / BODY & SOUL. NYC.

PAST COLLABORATIONS

BAND SUPPORT

NOTABLE FEATURES

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PHILANTHROPY & ARTISTIC DIRECTION

#EXPO67MCCORD

MUSICAL CURATOR & PERFORMER

EXPO 67 - 50th ANNIVERSARY

#PRINTEMPSNUMÉRIQUE

PERFORMANCE

#CASINOCANCER

MONTREAL CANCER INSTITUTE

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR - PERFORMER

#SKATEBOARDSFORHOPE

REUSE - RECYCLE - REVOLUTIONIZE

BRAND AMBASSADOR SINCE 2014

#DÉFIFÉLIXDESLAURIERSHALLÉE

GRANADA THEATRE - SHERBROOKE

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR - PERFORMER

#AUTUMNCONCERTSERIES

ROSEWOOD [Old Port] MONTREAL

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR - PERFORMER

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RHYTHMICAL SUPPORT

WYCLEF JEAN & DAVE CHAPELLE

TORTURED SOUL - NEW YORK / USA.

BRAN VAN 3000 - MONTREAL / CAN.

KOKOLO AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA - NEW YORK / USA.

SOCIAL : @TONYALMONTESOUL

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