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Tony Levin

Primary Instrument: Bass, electric

Born: January 30, 1940    

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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  • Levin, Minnemann, Rudess
    TES
    2013
  • Levin Minnemann Rudess
    Lazy Bones Recordings
    2013
  • Levin Torn White
    TES
    2011
  • Stick Man
    Lazy Bones Recordings
    2008
  • Stick Man
    TES
    2007
  • Prime Cuts: From Tony Levin's Magna Carta Sessions
    Magna Carta Records
    2005
  • Waters Of Eden
    TES
    2000

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