Tony Gee is an independent recording artist, singer, songwriter, musician, recording engineer, and producer living in Spring, TX.
He has wrapped up production on his third album “Bloom Full” (available August 15th, 2018). Tony teamed up again with Ron Flynt (20/20) at Jumping Dog Studio in Austin, TX. They were joined by musicians Whit Williams (Cotton Mather), Ray Rodriguez (The Mystiqueros), Matt Giles (The Drakes), Tina Mitchell Wilkins, Zac Wilkerson, & Sam Howden.
Tony released his first album, “Golden Spotted Midnight Sky” on December 1st, 2014. He worked with Jack Saunders (Ray Wylie Hubbard) and Rick Richards (Joe Walsh) in Houston, TX.
His second album, “It’s Time”, was released on October 15th, 2016. Tony worked with Ron Flynt for the first time as well as Ray, Matt, Whit, & Tina.
In today’s day and age of music, Tony has learned and utilized modern recording technology to start projects at home, collaborate with the best talent in the area, and release high quality, self funded, 100% independent records.
Tony has steadily been putting together his home studio where he recorded his vocals and guitars on all three of his albums. His wife, Angelique, co-engineered. She also took photographs for all three album covers.
Tony has written all of the songs on his three albums except “The Lady In The Light Blue Dress” and “A Place To Hide” off of “Golden Spotted Midnight Sky”, which he co-wrote with Angelique.
The Early Years:
Tony Gee was born in Oklahoma City, OK. His love of singing came from his Mother’s side of the family. While pregnant with Tony, his Mother sang in a gospel harmony trio with her sisters. Tony’s maternal Grandmother sang with her sisters too. His Dad passed on his love of British Invasion music.
Tony began playing baseball at a very young age. In high school, he was named All-District, All-District MVP, and All-State his junior and senior years. He earned a college baseball scholarship at UTSA (named all Southland Conference Tournament) and played 3 seasons in the Jayhawk League with the Nevada Griffons (led the league in hitting his first season).
It was in college that Tony first began writing and recording songs. He also met his future wife, Angelique, and they built a life together. He worked jobs in coaching, sales, computers/tech, real estate, and became a high school English teacher. Songwriting and recording were his passions and he wrote and recorded every chance he had.
Tony currently lives with his wife and cat in Spring, TX. He’s an avid lover of recording, reading, writing songs, microphones, guitars, amps, plants, animals, documentaries, tv shows, and hiking.
Some of Tony’s favorite music includes:
Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Stax, Motown, Van Morrison, Tom Petty, The Kinks, Badfinger, Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Neil Finn, Crowded House, Ron Sexsmith, Teenage Fanclub, Matthew Sweet, World Party, Stealers Wheel, Gerry Rafferty, Bill Withers, The Beach Boys, John Lennon, George Harrison, The Jayhawks, Paul Weller, The Jam, Chet Baker, The Animals, Roddy Frame, John Fogerty, CCR, Jim Croce, Steely Dan, Squeeze, Terry Hall, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, The Band, Jackson Browne, The Byrds, Gram Parsons, Allen Touissant, Will Courtney, Richard Hawley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, John Sebastian, The Lovin‘ Spoonful, Jeff Lynne, ELO, Graham Parker, Dan Penn, Paul Simon, Fastball, The Everly Brothers, The Hollies, The Eagles, Billy Joel, The La’s, The Stone Roses, Oasis, Martin Newell, Harry Nilsson, The Pretenders, Otis Redding, Todd Rundgren, Leon Russell, Sly and the Family Stone, Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions, XTC, The Raspberries, Stevie Wonder, Big Star, The Black Crowes, The Spinners, Booker T and The MG’s, Sam Cooke, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Bob Seger, AC/DC