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tony vani

Tony Vani from Belleville ON. is a soulful and versatile singer/songwriter; a talented harmonica player having performed and recorded across nearly every style of music; touching souls with his passion for his music and smoky style and magnetic stage presence. He plays with authority and often leaves his audience calling for one more song.

Tony, on his own, performs as a compelling single act. He is also a leading member of three other dynamic groups,"Tony Vani and the Holy Blues Band", The Stir." and "Tony Vani and Kenny Pauze." As a solo act, he combines both his own original material mixed with some popular cover tunes. Tony Vani and The Holy Blues Band perform Gospel infused blues as well as other gospel favourites in other genres that suit his audience. The Holy Blues band consists of seasoned local musicians who have played all over the US and Canada. His band, "The Stir," is Blues and Classic Rock based and have played in the local area for the past 20 years. As well, Tony has teamed up with slide guitar specialist Kenny Pauze to form Tony Vani and Kenny Pauze. The music focuses on Delta Blues and Folk styles but covers a range of styles, from boogies to down and dirty blues. Tony has opened for Dr. Hook, Wild T and The Spirit and other big name acts.

Tony's most recent endeavour is the creation of an exciting new CD of originals called "Her Blues" and it will be available in August 2017. Some songs have been released and these blues and classic rock tracks already has received airplay on internet radio stations, Itunes, Youtube and other online music services.

Tony’s 2008 CD, the award winning “Soul Retrieval,” was created with his soul partner Debbie Hoskin. Soul Retrieval is an eclectic and inspiring album that spans various genres including adult contemporary and adult rock; still receives airplay on many online music services.