2016 marks the release of "Project Paradiso: Tony Foster Plays Ennio Morricone and Henry Mancini" by Juno-nominated Canadian-born, Seattle-based pianist and composer Tony Foster. In this exploration of some of the most memorable movie themes by 2 iconic film composers, Foster has arranged and adapted the material for his trio.
Tony Foster grew up in Vancouver BC Canada and played Classical piano early on, and then trumpet primarily through high school and college. Not until university did piano become his primary instrument while completing a Commmerce Degree at the University of British Columbia.
Upon graduation, Foster traveled the world performing music and was based in Nice France for over a year where he performed at Midem in Cannes France.
Foster has been fortunate to work with many jazz luminaries including vocal great Ernestine Anderson, Sheila Jordan, Dee Daniels, Jeff Hamilton, Scott Hamilton, Russell Malone, Terrell Stafford, Steve Davis, and many others.
Foster actively performs throughout North America, and the rest of the world!
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