Who Is He? This NJ native began as a one man show with an acoustic guitar. Recently, he began playing with a group of musicians dubbed The Medicine Chest which has given his music a new dimension. In addition to winning an Asbury Music Award for Top Male Acoustic Act in 2007, in 2008 Anthony was nominated for five Asbury Music Awards: Top Male Acoustic Act, Top Male Vocalist, Top Pop Band, Local Release of the Year (“When Strangers Say Hello”) and Song of the Year (“Lucky Numbers”). Has opened for Ingram Hill, Griffin House, Ingrid Michaelson, Nicole Atkins, The Parlor Mob, and Under the Influence of Giants.
Why Should You Care? This Jersey native’s latest EP emits three tracks of heartening slow paced and smooth folksy rock. The opening track “Hope This Helps” incorporates a beautiful melodies of strings and “Rosie” has a likable country twang.
What Does He Have to Say?
- “There’s no shadow hanging over me now/There’s a surge in this wandering tide/There’s a world outside/And it spins on its own” – Lyric from “Song for the Willing”
- “All the time, when time runs out/ think only of the power that surrounds you/ The day is done and the lights go out/ You reach out into the emptiness around you” – Lyric from “Rosie”
How Does He Sound?
- “Song for the Willing”
- “The Sundowners”