Tony Moore Biography Originate, Innovate, Don’t Deviate
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 keyboard player in an original line up of Iron Maiden.
During 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”
At the end of the decade he founded and curated one of the most important and influential music venues for singer/songwriters in London, The Kashmir Klub. A unique space that welcomed early shows from emerging artists like Damien Rice and KT Tunstall as well as secret shows from superstars like Sheryl Crow, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and members of Fleetwood Mac.
He subsequently went on to help countless more new and emerging artists at The Bedford in south west London, where he’s given early opportunities to acts like Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini and James Bay.
2004 saw Tony inducted into the Music Managers Forum “Roll Of Honour” for his 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 in 2007 he was even honoured to join other celebrities with his own GOLD “STAR” in the walk of fame alongside his hand print.
For the last few years he has written, recorded and played guitar with emerging artist iLO.
On June 30th 2019 Tony performed his own composition “We Are The Light” at the closing ceremony of the European Games 2019 in Minsk, Belarus to a sold out stadium audience in front of special guest Vladamir Putin. The show was also televised live to 117 countries with an estimated audience of 500,000,000 people.
Tony regularly releases new music through his own label miniMAJOR Music and continues to tour and perform all around the world.
Quotes about Tony Moore: *“Tony believed in me, gave me a stage to be seen and a platform to be heard. I loved those days - we had fun and Tony will always be a legend to me!!!!" Paolo Nutini
“Tony is a total rock of strength to anyone doubting that music is their path in life - I aspire to remain as in love and involved with it as he is.” KT Tunstall
"Tony's passion for music is clear for anyone to see. He makes anything seem possible and has been a huge force in my career so far”. Lucie Silvas *