Written Biography, By Jina Ink
We've all heard about sensational Entertainers and San Antonio Texas is full of the best singers, song writers, and performers.
Today in this new decade recognition is highly recommended to a man whose talent is beyond anything anyone has ever seen, a man who has built his contributions for so many other bands all over the United States . Anthony Hernandez is from San Antonio Texas born and raised, and this is one man who is very versatile in his music.
Anthony started playing his music at an early age of 5 years old, playing drums and had his first recording album at 9 years of age, (for the St. Frances Glee Club by sister Mary Theresa); and all girl choir to ever it be so humble. So by the age of 11 years old Anthony starts sitting in with different bands and picking up another instruments (Bass) for his family whom formed a Conjunto Band, and by the age of 14 years of age Anthony formed his own band calling it Felix Y Los Quarto Estrellas, and lasted with that name for a couple of years and then changed the name to Grupo Monticello and with that band they recorded two 45 records.
At such an early age you would think this is too much for a kid Right? But nothing has stopped this kid for such a huge resume.
After preforming with Grupo Monticello for a few years, one of San Antonio 's finest musicians decided to take a look at this kid and was amazed by his talents, little did he know he was asked to play for Sunny and The Sunliners? By the age of 18, Anthony Hernandez was so powerful with his instruments he was asked to work with other top performers, that's when the legendary Manny Guerra decided to bring him along to work at AMEN Studios.
Anthony Hernandez was now recording for Jimmy Edwards, Shelly Larez, Oscar G., Ricardo Castillon, and La Mafia...Should I say more...
Anthony Hernandez is to be discovered as one of the most talented Artists in San Antonio Texas . He's been broadcasted on major television program networks, and commercials which were added to the process. By the age of 21 years of age, Anthony Hernandez was asked to perform for a band with a new wave, new style, and a classy atmosphere. The band was called Pure Magic which gave a Vegas Style Reputation. This led Anthony to have a professional institution which was owned and directed by Mr. Jimmy Casas. This band was in a huge demand at the time and opened up even more wide path for Anthony, just to join forces with an old time friend Mr. Joe Revelez doing something no one has been able to duplicate, a dual keyboard team sounding like a nine piece band, while Anthony's playing Keys, touch base and drums at the same time. Los Dudes landed Anthony the most promising band in 1989 for the Tejano Music Awards, and toured through their 2nd album, and still in the studio after 15 years doing there third album. Also taking a break from just that; Anthony Hernandez is now playing with Ramiro Herrera and the outlaw band in 1992. Anthony also arranged three albums for Ram, this took him off in the making...But Tejano is not the only thing this phenomenal artists plays, because his love for rhythm and blues and jazz; as well.
Did you know Anthony has toured even further than Tejano?
"That’s right", Anthony was touring for The Coasters, The Platters, and The Drifters in the late 80's.
Now his music is ever more promising. At this time you can find Anthony in the Tejano scene with the legendary Mr. Joe Posada, whom he plays keyboards for, or when you log on to our schedules...
He's been nominated for best keyboard player of the year twice for the Tejano Academy
San Antonio, Texas native Anthony Hernandez resume soars as singer, songwriter, keyboardist, drummer and bandleader.
He and Joe Revelez formed Los Dudes in 1986 as a two man band, both keyboard maestros touring much of the U.S. to include Mexico and Canada. They released their first album in 1988 and another one in 1989. Also, in 1989 they won an award for "Most Promising Band of the Year" at the Tejano Music Awards. Through the years they have won seventeen music awards and received two Latin Grammy nominations.
Anthony also has is own band called Anthony Hernandez and the crew.
Awards, with one win for the best keyboard player of the year in 2010. And it doesn't stop there; he also plays bass, drums, guitar, and accordion, along with keyboards... As of March 2010 Anthony has signed on with Mr. Joe Posada at Baby Dude Records, and has a remarkable CD Now out. His Cd Release Party which was held at The Cadillac Bar in San Antonio Texas in May of 2010 was very successful with friends and family attending.
The Cd is self-entitled Anthony Hernandez.
You can still purchase the tunes now out in stores near you.
This CD is dedicated to all the outstanding Artists he's ever worked with. Thank to all the promoters and writers on this event, and a special thanks to all the fans who keep the music alive.
Please keep up with our schedules and come on out and see his shows. We will put you on our web magazine now owned and directed by Anthony and Jina Hernandez.
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