Inspired by the success of Down To The Bone, Tony assembled a new group of top musicians and NiteFlyte was born. 30,000ft”, the group’s debut album, was released during the summer of 1997 on the Passion Jazz label. Immediately picked up by London’s Jazz FM, cuts such as “Coast To Coast” and “4am” have been supported by the station through to this day. In fact “4am” was one of Robbie Vincent’s most played tracks since his recent return to the station, is now a feature on Jazz FM’s own “Nu Cool” compilation.
At this time Passion Jazz also secured a US release for Niteflyte with New York based label Instinct which took their music to the upper heights of the US smooth jazz charts. “Ascension” the album was released in December 1998, and reunited Tony with musicians including Simply Red’s guitarist Mark Jaimes who contributes extensively on this 2003 release “U-Turn”. Furthermore, the brand new album has secured a guest appearance by legendary Philly soul diva Jean Carne, this being her first new recording for seven years and her first EVER recording in the UK - out on Passion Jazz July 21st , 2003 "NITEFLYTE - U-TURN" Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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