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Tony DeSantis

Tony DeSantis

Since receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance from the University of the Arts, Tony has been active in the Philadelphia music scene for over forty years.

Tony is currently playing with the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Philharmonic Big Band, The Eleventet, the Captain Black Big Band, the Larry McKenna Jazz Orchestra, City Rhythm Orchestra, Earl Phillips Big Band and Chico’s Vibe.

In the past he has performed with the Woody Herman Orchestra, Artie Shaw Orchestra and Glenn Miller Orchestra.

He has also performed with jazz notables such as Wayne Bergeron, Slide Hampton, J J Johnson, Al Grey, Bill Watrous, Clark Terry, Jon Faddis, Richie Cole, Frank Foster, Stanley Turrentine, Lockjaw Davis, Bob Mintzer, Joey DeFancesco, Charles Earland, Trudy Pitts, Don Patterson, Natalie Cole and Freddy Cole.

He also is currently teaching at Moravian College and Swarthmore College

Tony is a Soulo Mute artist.

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