Tony Barnard

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Tunes by Tony Barnard

  • Barney's Waltz
    Swing · 1980-1990 · Easy · Instrumental · C · 3/4
  • Birthday Song
    Latin · 1990-2000 · Medium · Instrumental · D · 4/4
  • Eucalyptus Dream
    Ballad · 2000-2010 · Easy · Instrumental · C · 4/4
  • If Kangaroos Could Dance
    Swing · 2000-2010 · Medium · Instrumental · Bb · 4/4
  • Overtime
    Ballad · 1990-2000 · Medium · Instrumental · C · 4/4
  • A Cockatoo Or Three
    Swing · 2010-now · Easy · Instrumental · C · 4/4
  • Bilby Waltz
    Swing · 2010-now · Medium · Instrumental · Bb · 3/4
  • Blue Mountains Bossa
    Bossa Nova · 2010-now · Easy · Instrumental · D · 4/4
  • Bondi Brewer
    Swing · 2010-now · Medium · Instrumental · A · 4/4
  • Botany Bay
    Swing · 2010-now · Easy · Instrumental · C · 3/4
  • Bunyips
    Straight · 2010-now · Medium · Instrumental · G · 4/4
  • Bushwalk
    Swing · 2010-now · Easy · Instrumental · A · 4/4
  • Butcher Bird
    Other · 2010-now · Easy · Instrumental · F · 4/4
  • Goanna
    Swing · 2010-now · Medium · Instrumental · A · 4/4
  • Stone The Crows
    Swing · 2010-now · Medium · Instrumental · G · 4/4
  • Tamarama
    Ballad · 2010-now · Medium · Instrumental · Bb · 4/4
  • Tone's Henge
    Swing · 2010-now · Medium · Instrumental · F · 4/4
  • Wombat
    Swing · 2010-now · Easy · Instrumental · Bb · 4/4

Biography

Tony  has appeared at all of Australia’s jazz festivals, accompanied visiting jazz and show-biz stars from overseas, won ‘best guitarist’ polls, Formed  Australia’s first 5 guitar big band ‘Interplay’, led his own bands and worked as musical director on cruise ships. Tony has a diverse range of albums to his name (36 and counting) ranging from jazz to blues and classical, and has played with a wide range of artists including The Australian Chamber Orchestra, The BBC Concert Orchestra, The Ronnie Scott’s jazz orchestra, Barney Kessel, Earl Hines, Nat Adderley, Nancy Wilson, Dave Liebman, Keely Smith, Barry Humphries , Dan Barrett, Cliff Richard, Rufus Reid, Jim Mullen, Curtis Stigers, Don Burrows, Billy Field, Louis Stewart, Georgie Fame, Kevin Spacey, Steve Winwood, The Inkspots, Ronnie Corbett, Clare Teal, Jacqui Dankworth, Claire Martin, Scarlet Strallen, Peter Grant, Marti Pellow, Tony Hadley, John Colianni, Monica Mancini, and is currently a member of the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Orchestra . He has also composed for and appeared in television and stage shows.

Now based in the UK, Tony performs regularly at Ronnie Scott’s and other top London jazz venues. As well as performing all over the UK and Australia, he has also performed in Paris, Montreal, Venice, Brussels, Amsterdam, Verona, Singapore, Berlin, Cologne, Istanbul, Edinburgh, Dublin, Dubai, Sydney, Aalborg, Auvers- sur -Oise, Auckland, Suva, Noumea, Vila and even tiny Samurai island (new guinea) Amongst others.

Tony has performed for HRH Prince Charles, HRH Queen of Denmark, HRH Prince   Turki al Faisal, Sultan of Brunei , Australian Prime Ministers Hawke, Keating, Fraser and Howard, President Giskard of France , Sir David Attenborough, Sir Richard Harris, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Sir David Frost, Sean Connery, Sophia Loren, Sir Richard Attenborough, Sir Ian McKellan, Sting, Ozzy Osbourne, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Daniel Craig, Paul Hogan, Keith Emerson, Paul Newman, Sam Neil, Nicole Kidman , Hugh Grant, Kathy Bates, Liz Hurley, Barbra Windsor, Bryan Brown, Chick Corea , Elle   MacPherson , Sir Cliff Richard, Andrea Bocelli, Jeff Beck, Miranda Richardson, Shirley Jones, Bert Weedon, The Cast of Eastenders, Rolf Harris, Jodie Kidd, Lulu, Bryan Ferry, Sir Tim Rice and Matt “Guitar” Murphy amongst others.

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