Tony Bonardi has been wowing audiences with his creative keyboard skills for over twenty years. As a teenager he cut his teeth performing in Northern Ohio clubs under the tutelage of St. Louis bluesman and Tina Turner alum, Sonny Robertson. Now residing in Columbus, Tony keeps a busy schedule playing with variety of acts throughout the Midwest. Just as adept playing salsa and top 40 as he is in a jazz environment, Tony truly brings his diverse, energetic influence to all appearances.
Tony received his MMME (Jazz Pedagogy Focus) from Capital University. Currently, Tony is the Jazz Piano Faculty at Capital University (Conservatory of Music). He also teaches at the Columbus Jazz Arts Group and offers online lessons.