Anthony Pimental
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Anthony PimentalAnthony's versatility and creativity have earned him a passport to cross a variety of musical borders. His many talents include that of bass player, multi-instrumentalist, composer and musical director.

As Musical Director of Sony Columbia TriStar and Evolution's pilot of The Gong Show, Tony acted as band leader of his self-titled six piece band, in addition to composing the theme song and incidental music.

An accomplished bassist, Anthony's extensive musical past has included being a member of The Steve Vai Band, as well as holding down the low end for a wide variety of artists such as Monty Python's Eric Idle, punk rock icon Wayne Kramer, guitarist Spencer Davis, violinist Lili Haydn, vocalist EG Daily, the legendary Lionel Richie and the critically acclaimed Toledo Show.

Anthony was the Music Consultant for VH1's series "You Rock with..." as well as Musical Director for "Graceland" at The Improv Olympic West which was also shot as a pilot for Comedy Central.

Recently Tony toured with Reggae legend and Grammy winner Lee "Scratch" Perry which included dates for Ragga Muffins Festival with Stephen Marley and Wailing Souls. He also just completed two tracks on percussionist Paulinho da Costa's new solo album.

Tony endorses ESP Guitars and also acts as a bass clinician for the company, most recently at the NAMM shows in Anaheim.

His bass playing and original composition can be heard in numerous commercials, film scores, television theme songs, documentaries and soundtracks. Anthony composes in his studio Planet Hz and is a member of ASCAP (Hambalamba Music).