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Tony Bowring

Producer & Agent at Konimusic Ltd, Musician at Rafiki Jazz, Sheffield

Musician, Music Manager, Producer & Booking Agent

Aka Tony Koni I'm bassist & founder of Rafiki Jazz the fine world music ensemble of brilliant singers & players from across five continents www.rafikijazz.co.uk

As Tony Bowring I'm MD of the not-for-profit world roots music agency Konimusic, managing its recording & tour productions, artist bookings & curated programmes, whilst networking, collaborating & bid-writing www.konimusic.co.uk

I'm also the outgoing voluntary director of Arts on the Run the essential regional arts & refugees charity www.artsontherun.org

I grew up in an intensely musical family, graduated in Fine Art, took a Masters in Landscape Design, worked in forestry & then SEN in further education, before finally landing in the wonderful world music sector.