Tony Exum Jr. is a talented contemporary jazz, R&B, and funk saxophonist, songwriter, and performer with a smooth and soulful sound. He gained international recognition in 2019 with the release of his single “My Name’s Tony,” which charted on the Smooth Jazz Network top 100 chart for 12 weeks. Tony has performed at various festivals and venues across the U.S., including the San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival, Winter Park Jazz Festival, Boscov’s Berks Jazz Festival, Stockton Jazz Festival and more. 

In addition to his successful music career, Tony is also a radio host and a global brand ambassador for Kastell Vodka. He refers to his music as “Rhythm N Smooth,” a tag that highlights his flawless execution of the smooth saxophone with R&B influenced grooves and melodies. Tony’s catalog includes two critically acclaimed albums, “Finally” and “The One,” and 7 singles, including two Smooth Jazz Network top 100 charting singles “Brighter Days” and “Get At You.”
In 2022, Tony signed his first recording contract with Sony/The Orchard/BSE Recordings and released his 2022 single “Everything,” which reached #19 on the Urban Influencer R&B Soul Chart. His latest single “Hold My Hand” peaked at  #8 on the Urban Influencer Radio Airplay Experts Smooth Jazz chart.  He is currently booking for his 2024 tour  with performances scheduled in North Carolina, South Carolina, Houston, Denver and Dallas to name a few  Follow Tony on social media platforms such as X (@misterexumjr), Instagram (@texumjr), Facebook (Tony Exum Jr Music), and TikTok (@texumjr), or visit his website at www.tonyexumjr.com to stay updated on his latest music and performances.

Performed with Gerald Albright, Marcus Anderson, Eric Merienthal, Jackiem Joyner, Eric Darius, Euge Groove, Najee, Nick Colionne, Julian Vaughn, Adam Hawley, Elan Trotman, Blake Aaron, 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.


• Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest-Reading, PA
• Middle C- Charlotte, NC
• Roland’s Smooth Jazz Getaway-Melbourne, FL
• Chandler Center for the Arts-Chandler, AZ
• Jazz Legacy Gala-Hampton, VA
• San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival – San Diego, 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
• Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill – Los Angeles, CA