2009 National Honour Band A
Drummer, Anthony Toth was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. At the age of 21, he is quickly on the rise as an international entertainer, already establishing himself as an accomplished and promising young musician. Anthony now resides in Boston MA, where he currently studies at the Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship. Anthony was the only Canadian recipient out of 11 others to be awarded this prestigious scholarship during that summer. While in Boston, he has had the incredible opportunity to study and/or work with Darren Barrett, Ralph Peterson Jr., Tia Fuller, Vijay Iyer, Terri Lyne Carrington, Sean Jones, Gerri Allen, John Blackwell, and Ron Savage. Anthony has performed at the Newport Jazz Festival and Atlanta Jazz Festival with the “Ali Amr Experiment” – a unique group that explores world music in fusion with Jazz and Hip-Hop. Anthony has also appeared at the Blue Note Jazz Club NYC with the Ralph Peterson Jr. Sextet, in addition to the group being featured for a live broadcast on WGBO Jazz 88.3FM. Most recently, Anthony has appeared on CityLine, WCVB Channel 5‘s award-winning news program with renowned Trumpeter and Mack Avenue recording artist, Sean Jones. He also performed with Piano luminaries, Vijay Iyer and Geri Allen during Boston’s debut Composer Symposium. Anthony will be appearing on two of Darren Barrett’s 2015 releases including a Reggae project entitled “Trumpet Vibes”, and an Avant-garde album entitled “The Opener”. Anthony has had the pleasure of recording on two brand new 2014 releases: “Royal Flush” by Felix Peikli features Multi Grammy Award-winning artist, Marcus Miller, and Trumpet extraordinaire, Lee Hogans (Maceo Parker, Jay-Z, Jonas Brothers). Grammy Award-winning Trumpeter Darren Barrett’s “Live and Direct” album features Grammy Nominated Saxophonist, Myron Walden (Brian Blade Fellowship).