Anthony Cammarota is a Southern California born multi-instrumentalist, composer, and bandleader. At the age of 9 Anthony began studying guitar and performing professionally as a teenager. Developing his passion led him to became a student at the Orange County High School of the Arts where he graduated top of his class as the premier jazz guitarist. After high school, Cammarota relocated to Seattle, Washington in order to study at Cornish College of the Arts where he received his B.M. in Jazz Performance after completing a 4 year undergraduate program. During his time at Cornish he studied jazz & classical guitar, music theory and composition under notable professors such as Dave Peterson, Michael Nicollela, James Knapp and Tom Varner. While in Seattle Anthony began to perform and associate with international musicians such as Bill Frisell, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Peter Bernstein and Wayne Horvitz, which led him to become a bandleader and composer in his own right.
Anthony has performed, composed and recorded music across North America, Europe and Asia, cultivating an extensive academic background and vast professional industry experience. Being equally skilled on both guitar and bass had led him to work with an eclectic variety of performing artists in the jazz, rock, pop, funk, hip-hop and electronic worlds. As both a performer and educator Anthony Cammarota has a deep command of musicianship that defies genres and creates a unique sound of his own.