Antone J. Amalbert II has inspired the music scene internationally for over 15 years. Through his studies of Music Composition while at Texas Tech University, he used the musical influences of Don Lucas, James “J-Dilla” Yancey, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Thelonius Monk, Duke Ellington, Roy Ayers, and Donny Hathaway to help cultivate his love of music. While able to perform all genres of music; Classical, Gospel, Soul, Funk, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Blues is where he finds his musical inspiration. Using the Bass Trombone, Piano, and other Low Brass instruments, he transfers a musical flow that brings ear organism to all who hears him play. With his keen sense of music and arrangement, his talent has afforded him the opportunity to play with a myriad of artist; which has helped him to shape his career – artists such as; Shaun Martin, Eric Roberson, Ledisi, Kirk Franklin, Dwele, Kenny Latimore, Bilal, Geno Young, Tracy Lee, Kim Burrell, Fred Hammond, Lucky Peterson, Aaron Camper, Bob Mintzer, Charles Vernon, Alonzo Ferguson, and Carmen Rodgers. He has also had the privilege of performing with The Glasgow Academy for Music and Fine Arts in Scotland and The International Trombone Association Award Winning Texas Tech Trombone Choir. Antone resides in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex where he works as Co-Owner of MavTones Productions.