Anthony Wayne Isabel a.k.a.Tony Isabel, was born in a town known for great musicians: Memphis, Tenn. He began his career with an appearance at the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland as bassist with a college jazz ensemble (UTC). After attending Belmont College in Nashville, Tenn. he was the bassist and backup singer for such acts as Memphis, The Indian River Boys, Louise Mandrell, Jerry Lee Lewis and Chuck Berry as well as the bassist and lead singer for a number of working top 40 club bands.
After a move to Los Angeles, Tony worked as Music Director for a number of cruise lines, primarily Princess Cruises (The Love Boat). He then was the lead singer and bassist for the group "Phase Three" at a well known Los Angeles night club (Monty's Steak House Brentwood).
He started his own music company as well and scored a number of broadcast commercials for the likes of BMW, MAZDA and MAGIC MOUNTAIN. This culminated with a short film project for DREAMWORKS. (All The men In My Little girls life)
Tony composed, produced, and performed the song "Rockabye My Baby" for the closing credits of the film as well as scored the Introduction for the film.
He has also had brief appearances in television and film projects such as Rodney Dangerfield's "Meet Wally Sparks". "The Martin Short Show" and "Ally McBeal" . Having an appearance with recording artist Randy Newman on the Ally McBeal show.
Tony composes instrumental music as well.
His current release Ambient Tree "Best Life" is available on
featuring two new songs available for FREE DOWNLOAD at reverbnation
Tony has also released a preview of
"Songs From The Big Boat" on Reverbnation.
Available for free download.
A collection of original pop song demo recordings written, produced and performed by Tony. Of which "CAN I" is the latest.
Tony has also worked with advertisers, having written several jingles and scored background music for several commercials.
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Available for jazz and recording dates as a bassist, as well as Film projects as composer and Record projects as Producer. Check out the various talents and demos of this up and coming Producer/ Songwriter, Bassist, and Entertainer.
Tony @ NAMM 2012