Home Base:  Colorado Springs, CO

Music Style:  Rhythm and Smooth

Booking Contact:

Major Scale Management

Gina McCain / 703-930-4594



National recording artist Thomas "Tony" Exum Jr. is a contemporary jazz, R&B and funk saxophonist, songwriter and performer with a sultry and soulful sound. In 2019 Tony released his single “My Name’s Tony” receiving national airplay, charting on the Smooth Jazz Network top 100 chart for several weeks. In addition, the My Name’s Tony Spring/Summer 14 city tour, included performances at the Berks Jazz Fest in Reading, Pennsylvania, San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival in San Diego, California, Spaghettini’s in Long Beach, California, The Soiled Dove Underground in Denver Colorado, Jazz in The Park in Prattville, Alabama and the Winter Park Jazz Festival in Winter Park Colorado to name a few.

Tony is taking 2020 to new heights musically and professionally with an unrestrained passion and impeccable work ethic that is second to none. Performances in 2021 already include the 30th Annual Berks Jazz Fest and the Jazz Legacy Foundation 8th Annual Gala Weekend and Roland's Intimate Smooth Jazz Getaway with more to be announced soon. Tony’s catalog consists of two critically acclaimed albums, “Finally” and “The One” and now he is back in the studio working on his third project “Rhythm and Smooth Vol 1. featuring  #1 Billboard Smooth Jazz artist Vandell Andrew, Emanuel DeAnda, Singer/Songwriter/Producer and former lead for R&B group Pretty Ricky, #1 Billboard Smooth Jazz legend Tim Bowman, chart topping/award winning producer-guitarist David P. Stevens, Teri Tobin and more.

Beyond work as a recording artist Tony has embarked on a career in radio hosting on Colorado Springs FM Station Jazz 93.5 FM with over 20 hours per week of on-air time. In addition, Tony entered a business venture in late 2019 with Kas’tell Vodka as their Global Brand Ambassador. Tony's first flim role will commence in 2021 as "Brother Vonner" in the indie film Behind Church Doors (www.behindchurchdoors). For more information visit


Performed with James Lloyd, Gerald Albright, Marcus Anderson, Jeff Ryan. Eric Merienthal, Greg Manning, Jackiem Joyner, Eric Darius, Gerald Veasley, Euge Groove, Najee, Nick Colionne, Julian Vaughn, Adam Hawley, Elan Trotman, Blake Aaron, Rick Braun, Tom Braxton, Rob Zinn, Andrew Neu, Nathan Mitchell, Brian Lenair, Deon Yates, Phillip 'Doc' Martin and Paula Atherton. Opened for R&B artists The Delfonics, Denise Williams, Rose Royce, Dennis Edwards and The Temptations Review and Jeffrey Osborne. Performed with Norman Connors, KeKe Wyatt, Sunshine Anderson, Kelly Price, Actor/Singer Leon, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Chi-Lites, The Manhattans, Miki Howard, Dave Hollister, Silk, Donell Jones, Aysha Webb and Gail Jhonson. 



  • Jazz Legacy Foundation 8th Gala Weekend - Hampton, VA
  • Middle C Jazz - Charlotte, NC
  • Blues Boulevard Jazz, Greenville, SC
  • Roland's Intimate Smooth Jazz Getaway 2021 - Melbourne, FL
  • Boscov's Berks Jazz Festival - Reading, PA
  • Sugar's - Missouri City, TX​​​​​
  • San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival - San Diego, CA 
  • Herb Alpert's Vibrato Jazz Grill - Los Angeles, CA 
  • Winter Park Jazz Festival - Winter Park, CO
  • Jazz, Funk R&B and Wine Festival - Prince George County, MD
  • Jazz On The Creek Festival - San Diego, CA
  • Atlanta Smooth Music Festival - Mableton, GA   
  • Sedona Jazz on the Rocks Festival - Sedona, AZ  
  • Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival w/Julian Vaughn - Catalina Island, CA 
  • Blues Alley - Washington, DC 
  • St James Live - Atlanta, GA 
  • Yoshi's - Oakland, CA 
  • Yoshi's - San Francisco, CA 
  • Humphreys Backstage Live - San Diego, CA 
  • Spaghettini's - Seal Beach, CA 
  • Greenwood Cultural Center - Tulsa, OK 
  • Perfect Note, Birmingham - AL 
  • Soiled Dove Underground - Denver, CO 
  • House of Blues - Houston, TX 
  • Adams County Music Festival - Denver, CO 
  • Brown Theater (Wortham Center) - Houston, TX 
  • JW Marriott Desert Ridge Jazz Festival - Phoenix, AZ 
  • City Tavern w/Vandell Andrew - Dallas, TX