Tony Bray studied jazz improvisation and jazz pedagogy with renowned educator Jerry Coker
at the University of Tennessee. Also with William Scarlett, Bennie Wallace and Warne Marsh
at this time. Graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Studio Music and Jazz.
After college he went on to teach theory and production classes as part of the Commercial
Music program at the Antelope Valley College in California. He was also responsible for
setting up the first “Small Jazz Group” program at Cal State Northridge.
Since then, Tony traveled the world as a sax player and keyboardist, playing music on cruise
ships, clubs and casinos from Las Vegas to Singapore