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Tony Buck

dr, perc, *1962 AU, Sydney
Musician of Jazz and Electronic
A.k.a. Anthony Buck

Tony Buck (b. 1962 in Sydney) is an Australian drummer and percussionist. He is a founding member of cult Australian band The Necks with Chris Abrahams and Lloyd Swanton. After graduating from the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, he became actively involved in the Australian jazz scene, often touring with visiting international artists such as Vincent Herring, Clifford Jordan, Mickey Tucker, Branford Marsalis and Ernie Watts, as well as locals: Paul Grabowsky, Catholics, Sandy Evans and Dale Barlow. In the 90's in Japan he formed a band Peril with Otomo Yoshihide and Kato Hideki. Few years later Buck moved to Europe, where he got involved in many projects, including the development of new 'virtual' MIDI controllers at STEIM in Amsterdam. Tony Buck has played, toured or recorded with a great array of avant-garde, electroacoustic, experimental, free improv, jazz, electronic, noise and classical artists, incl. Jon Rose, John Zorn, Keiji Haino, Wayne Horvitz, Ground Zero (3), Peter Brötzmann, Nicolas Collins, Tenko, Tom Cora, Phil Minton, Machine For Making Sense, Ne Zhdall, EX, Hans Reichel, The Little Red Spiders, Subroto Roy Chowdhury, Clifford Jordan, Kletka Red, Han Bennink, Shelley Hirsch, Palinckx and others. He participated in many projects, ensembles and bands, incl. Alessandro Bosetti's Trophies, Franz Hautzinger's Regenorchester XII, Heaven And, Frank Schulte's Switchbox, Paul Brody's Detonation Orchestra.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Rock
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Unüberwindbare Wände on Knoxville by Fennesz, David Daniell & Tony Buck
Antonia on Knoxville by Fennesz, David Daniell & Tony Buck
Heat From Light on Knoxville by Fennesz, David Daniell & Tony Buck
Diamond Mind on Knoxville by Fennesz, David Daniell & Tony Buck
Unearth on Unearth by Tony Buck
Newtons Triple Hop on Nine Fragments - Dempa by Aki Takase, Aleksander Kolkowski & Tony Buck
26​.​12​.​10 III on 26​.​12​.​10 by Tony Buck
26​.​12​.​10 I on 26​.​12​.​10 by Tony Buck
First Day on Nine Fragments - Dempa by Aki Takase, Aleksander Kolkowski & Tony Buck
26​.​12​.​10 II on 26​.​12​.​10 by Tony Buck

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
UnseenMassimo Pupillo, Tony Buck2019Album
Time BeingMassimo Pupillo, Tony Buck2019Album
UnearthTony Buck2017Album
GoldsbleedTomomi Adachi / Tony Buck / Alexander Frangenheim / Frank Gratkowski2017Album
SKEINFrank Gratkowski, Achim Kaufmann, Okkyung Lee, Richard Barrett, Tony Buck : SKEIN2014Album
Spill PlusMagda Mayas, Damon Smith, Tony Buck2014Album
PlumeJohn Butcher, Tony Buck, Magda Mayas, Burkhard Stangl2013Album
Weird Weapons 2Olaf Rupp, Tony Buck, Joe Williamson2011Album
Everybody Else But MeTony Bevan • Matthew Bourne • Tony Buck • Barre Phillips2011Album
KnoxvilleFennesz • David Daniell • Tony Buck2010Album
GoldMagda Mayas / Tony Buck2008Album
The Fell ClutchNed Rothenberg, Tony Buck, Stomu Takeishi With David Tronzo2007Album
LightonTony Buck / Cor Fuhler / Anna Zaradny2007Album
Weird WeaponsOlaf Rupp, Tony Buck, Joe Williamson2005Album
Olaf RuppOlaf Rupp, Tony Buck2004Album
Durch Und DurchTony Buck, Axel Dörner2004Album
Self Contained Underwater Breathing ApparatusTony Buck2001Album
Walter Lampe Trio MusicWalter Lampe, Joe Williamson, Tony Buck1998Album
Come Let's Build Ourselves A CityTony Buck / Rik Rue1996Album
Solo LiveTony Buck1994Album
The Piston SongTony Buck And L'Beato1990Single
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