Tony has been a brass player for many years - starting at the age of 7 and joining the National Youth Brass Band at 11, and later the Cheshire Youth Brass Band.
Tony's banding career has included playing for the Fairey Band, MD at Whaley Bridge Band and a relationship of more than 30 years with VBS Poynton band, both on principal cornet and as MD. He has worked and played under various musicians including his own father, Russell Gray, Peter Parkes and many more.
In his spare time, Tony enjoys spending time with his partner Alison and 2 teenage sons, and enjoys watching many sports but is particularly fond of angling.
Tony is looking forward to forging a successful working relationship with Silk Brass for many years to come.