Acclaimed, legendary music artist releases dynamic new multimedia package: THUNDERFUNKFUSION CD, GROOVEMASTER FILM/DVD, GOLD THUNDER BOOK!
“Antonio (Tony)Newton, super genius, will go down in history as one of the most vital path-forgers of our era” …Music critic Randali ofMean StreetMagazine.
Architect of Fusion Brings The Edge To Extreme Music Minds! Legendary Musician-composer new project promises inspiring and challenging music frontiers for exploring music lovers. – Quantum Artists
“Lookout world, the TNT THUNDERFUNKFUSION is exploding everywhere,”IntroducingTony Newton TNT Xtreme.Tony Newton is a truly original and unique music artist.Newtonhas a traditionsteeped in many hit recordings, distinctive creative expression, and extreme talent. From funk to fusion, from rock to jazz, if you are looking for true musicianship and creative artistry, you have found a wellspring of innovative musical talent. Tony describes TNT Xtreme as. Motown meets Hendrix meets Miles.
Tony comes out at the top of his game,embracing a long history of working with top name music artists on recordings and tours. Tony and TNT Xtreme emanate tidal waves of real musical magic and creative energy. To witness Tony and his very talented musician artists at work is to see and have an unparalleled musical vision and experience. In live concert and on recording, you will tap into a deep and unending flow of inner creative and kinetic energy, inspiring the very best in you and your own human potential.TNT Xtremedefines a new era of musicianship and music that will give your heart and soul food for satisfaction.
TNT Xtreme’s music visionary, legendary composer-bassist-keyboardist-vocalist-producer,Tony Newton, a musician’s hall of famemember who has performed onover 25 gold and platinum hit recordings. Acclaimed for his dynamic work with the famed jazz-rock-fusion group, theTony Williams Lifetime,Newton, one of the original architects of jazz-rock-fusion penned the classic compositions,Snake Oil, Red Alert, and others. In addition to being a prime Motown bassist-music director, he performed on many historic hit recordings and tours withStevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson(music Director), the Temptations, Aretha Franklin, The Funk Brothersand more, as well as working with veteran rock guitarist,Gary Moorein the British groupG-Force. Tony also performed and composed with legendary guitarist and friend,Robby Kriegerfrom the mega-group,The Doors, on Robby’s solo CD, “Cinematrix”. Newtonhas a long musical history, participating on many hit recordings and tours, throughout his long and prolific musicalcareer.
Tony Newton TNTXtremetakes his live concert audiences on a journey of his musical career with his own unique approach and arrangements of the “greats” that he played with and encountered on his path. FromJohn L. Hookers’ “Boom, Boom, Boom”, “Jimi Hendrix’s “Red House”, Gustav Holst’s “Mars” to his own prolific compositions like “Red Alert”, “Snake Oil”, and many more; his outstanding arrangements radiate brilliance, as he creates ripping grooves, unique voicing’s and shredding exciting solos with his crew of amazing musicians. They raise their blues numbers from the muddy swamps ofNew Orleansand slather it with thunderous renditions of tight pockets, undeniably thrilling interaction and screaming guitar and bass solos, to a fusion so unique and fresh that it defies genre labeling. These dogs will have you panting on the dance floor and rockin’ in the concert halls as they stretch the limits of their musical prowess to another dimension with their own alternative, ultra-expressive, meaty solos and spacial, beyond da “Miles” harmonics as Newton’s original compositions continue to propel new perceptions in the evolution of true music greatness like an ionospheric wave beyond his roots.
On the new “THUNDERFUNFUSION CD”Newtona masterful Bassist-Keyboardist-Vocalist shows that he is fully in touch with his powers of musical expression, creating an astounding blend of delicate balances of deep, soulful Funk in combination with the high-energy power, and intensity of jazz-rock-fusion.Newtontakes the genre to a new level of artistic creativity in contemporary music’s evolution forward. Folks, this is a true representation of genuine exceptional music expression.
Riding on the highly successful film, “Standing in the Shadows of Motown” comes, “THE GROOVEMONSTER”, a film about Newton’s discovery and work at Motown and evolution of working with many great music artists as well his various groups and creative projects over his long and esteemed career.
GOLD THUNDER, Tony’s exciting book gives intimate and personal details about his early days at Motown and the highly creative musical atmosphere ofDetroitin the 60’s.
TONY NEWTON TNT Xtremeis a music-making machine that can soar through the heavens of musical artistry and creative expression, in concert or on recordings. TONY NEWTON TNT Xtreme in your life will reward you with a multitude of real musical treasures!
Mean Streets Rock Magazine ofLos Angelesstates, “Tony Newton is a monumental master and true music visionary!”