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Tony Ozier comes from a rich musical family background. Following in the tradition, he began playing drums in church and by his mid-20s had toured Japan and Europe multiple times. To enhance his appreciation and understanding of the technical and business aspects of his craft, he attended and graduated from the leading recording arts school in the country, Full Sail University. He has used his talent and technical education to continuously contribute to the community through music and youth education, as well as successfully owning and operating his own production and engineering house.
With no formal music education, Tony Ozier has mastered the piano, drums and bass. He released his first solo album, Mental Candy, in 2006. The album received rave reviews and led to a limited tour in the UK, as well as worldwide radio airplay. This tour was well received, critically acclaimed by media and solidified his fanbase, leading to three follow up tours. He released an acclaimed follow up album, Aural Penetration in early 2009, as well as a live band album "Keep the Funk Alive" with his band the DooDoo Funk Allstars at the end of 2010. He released an instrumental album in 2011 on his imprint BeatsGalore Records.
Tony Ozier has worked throughout his career to enhance the music community nationally. In Los Angeles, he started a popular monthly jam session, 'Can't Funk with This,' for emerging and established musicians and artists to perform, network and hone their skills. He took this model, catered it to the community in Portland, and started a similar night three years ago that continues to grow as an overwhelming popular weekly jam session for the community's most established musicians and artists.
As an engineer, Tony Ozier has worked at many world class studios across the country with artists from diverse genres. Throughout his career, he has performed with many world famous entertainers, opening up for Dwele, Maceo Parker, PJ Morton and Freddie Jackson, as well as performing in legendary venues like the Temple Bar and Knitting Factory in Los Angeles and Plan B in the Brixton area of London.
As a producer, he has created tracks for Kool Keith, Too Short and Yolanda Johnson. He is currently producing an album for SlimKid3 of the Pharcyde. He is a recording engineer and live sound technician that has worked sound for Master P and engineered for Platinum Pied Pipers and Hidden Beach Recording Artist Mike Phillips.