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Tony Wilson was named "The Young James Brown" and personally Endorsed by The Godfather of Soul himself, also by Bassist Bootsy Collins, Danny Ray The Capeman, Mrs. Tomirae Brown and Mr. Charles Bobbit ; it doesn't get any better than that! Tony is backed by the Original Musicians that toured with James Brown and has been electrifying audiences with his own personal style for many years around the world including The Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Ireland, Germany, London, the UK, Switzerland, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, the West Indies, Paris France, Belgium and the United States.Tony has performed in some of the best Festivals and Venues in the world - The North Sea Jazz Festival Amsterdam/Rotterdam, The Cactus Festival Belgium, The Fuji Rock Festival in Japan, The O2 Wireless Hyde Park London and countless other Events and Venues Worldwide.
Mr. James Brown hand picked Tony Wilson to portray him in two IMDB shortfilm movies which include Funk Blast 1999 produced by Paul Allen from Microsoft and BMW Films Beat the Devil 2004 directed by Tony Scott and Ridley Scott
Tony Wilson is the only Entertainer/Musician that The Godfather of Soul James Brown endorsed and approved of in writing : " To Tony Wilson # 2, Keep on being me" - James Brown. JB called Tony personally to back him up at The Soul of America Festival in his hometown for what would turn out to be The Godfather's final concert in Augusta Geogia.
Fact: Did you know that James Brown single handedly wrote more songs than his mentors Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. The great Irving Berlin wrote 1.001 tunes and James Brown wrote 5,500 songs. What is the point? The point is that James Brown never wrote a song that he couldn't sing to his mother and he truly was a role model in the music industry and for all that loved him.
Tony Wilson, the Young James Brown is keeping the The Godfather of Soul's visual legacy alive and on the one!
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