Tony Moore is a British singer and songwriter who has had a truly eclectic career in the music business. He started his musical life as the (one and only) keyboard player in an original line up of Iron Maiden. He then went on to form a band called “Tanz Der Youth” with Brian James (ex Damned) and achieved critical acclaim as part of the “New Wave” of British Music at the end of the 70’s. In the mid 80’s his band Radio Java had a Christmas hit in Holland with a song he wrote and recorded at Abbey Road called “Fool”. In 1986 he joined the band Cutting Crew as keyboard player, who then went on to have worldwide success with the song “(I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight”.
Through the 90’s he was co-writer/producer and musical director with an artist from Argentina called Marie Claire D’Ubaldo who had enormous success throughout Europe with the song “The Rhythm Is Magic”. In the late 90’s he founded and curated the seminal London songwriters venue, the Kashmir Klub, where he played a role in the early careers of artists like Damien Rice, KT Tunstall, Imogen Heep and for the last 18 years has repeated the same concept and format at The Bedford where he’s been at the beginning of artistic journeys for acts like Paolo Nutini, Ed Sheeran, Newton Faulkner and many more.
In 2012 Tony Founded an independent label; production; management company called miniMAJOR Music. Currently Tony works with artist iLO.
In April 2013, Soho Radio launched and Tony was invited to present a regular weekly show which features live music, interviews and special guests. Tony Moore’s Musical Emporium on Saturday from 12:00 – 2:00 pm has entered its’ seventh year at Soho Radio.
At the end of 2014, after having not released any new material for a decade, Tony recorded a song called “Dear Me” which had become such a requested part of his live acoustic shows that he decided to put it out as a single on his own label.
Through the summer of 2015 he worked in Berlin acting in a brand new movie called Mr Rudolphos Jubilee, playing the part of ‘Colin’ an enigmatic, complex but humorous Hit Man !
He has been inducted into the Music Managers Forum “Roll Of Honour” for outstanding contribution to The British Music industry as well as receiving the much coveted “Gold Badge” award from BASCA for his services to songwriters and music. In Malta he was even honoured to join other celebrities with his own GOLD “STAR” in the walk of fame alongside his handprint. Tony was proud to have been a Music Ambassador for the European Games 2019 that were held in Belarus, and was so inspired by the passion around the event that he wrote a special song, We Are the Light, to recognise and celebrate how these games embrace the unity of sport and human endeavour around the world.
He was invited to sing “We Are The Light” at the games closing ceremony in Minsk on June 30th in front of Vladamir Putin (who was guest of honour at the sold out stadium) as well as to a TV audience for 117 countries totalling 100,000,000 plus viewers.
Currently he has just finished writing and recording a brand mew album called AWAKE that, although un released so far, he is supporting with some highly acclaimed one man shows in London.