Tony Levin

Born: January 30, 1940    Primary Instrument: Bass, electric

Tony Levin

Tony Levin was born in Boston on June 6, 1946. He grew up in the suburb of Brookline and began playing upright bass at 10 yrs old. In high school, he picked up tuba, soloing with the concert band. He also started a barbershop quartet. But he primarily played classical music on the upright, most notably performing at the White House with Marvin Rabin's Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra for John and Jackie Kennedy. He then attended the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY and played in the Rochester Philharmonic. Also at the school was Steve Gadd, now a renowned drummer, who introduced Tony to playing a higher level of jazz and rock. He traded in his Ampeg baby bass for an old (at that time) Fender Precision bass, which was his only instrument for many years....
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Solo Albums

Tony Levin
Stick Man
Lazy Bones Recordings 2007

Tony Levin
Narada 2006

Tony Levin
Band Double Espresso
Narada/Papa Bear 2002

Tony Levin
Pieces of the Sun
Narada 2001

Tony Levin
Waters of Eden
Narada 2000

Tony Levin
World Diary
Papa Bear 1995

Collaborative Albums

Bozzio Levin Stevens
Black Light Syndrome
Magna Carta 1997

Situation Dangerous
Magna Carta 2000

Bruford Levin
Upper Extremities
Papa Bear 1998

Blue Nights / Live
Papa Bear 2000

California Guitar Trio with Pat Mastelotto & Tony Levin
CG3&2 2002

California Guitar Trio

The Clams
Close to Me

King Crimson
Warner Bros./DGM 1981

Warner Bros./DGM 1982

Three of a Perfect Pair
Warner Bros./DGM 1984

DGM 1994

Virgin 1994

B'Boom Official Bootleg Live in Argentina
DGM 1995

Cirkus: the Young Person's Guide
Discipline 1999

DGM 1996

Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal
DGM 1998

King Crimson on Broadway
DGM 1996

Live at Cap D'Agde, 1982
DGM 1982

The VROOOM Sessions: 1984
DGM Collectors Club 1984

Nashville Rehearsals: 1997
DGM Collectors Club 1997

Discipline, Live at Moles Club:1981
DGM 1999

The Compact King Crimson

Levin Marotta Gorn
From the Caves of the Iron Mountain
Papa Bear 1997

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