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Tony LeClerc | Bass, Vocals

Tony LeClerc | Bass, Vocals

Tony LeClerc is an extreme performance-oriented band member and is both the older brother of Twinkle and her bass guitarist and vocalist. Adopted at birth, Tony didn't know he had a sister until the age of 24, when he discovered Twinkle while searching for his birth parents. It's a great story!

A recording artist and touring musician since the age of 17, he has shared stage time with countless musical luminaries such as Brian Johnson of AC-DC, Scotti Hill from Skid Row, Russel Arcara of Prophet, Danny Schuler of Bio Hazard, and Johnny Kelly of both Type O Negative and Danzig. Tony was a founding member of NYC 80's metal heroes band Big Bad Wolf and even the bassist for Trixter for about 30 seconds! He had the honor of sharing the stage with Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers Band, Steve Augeri of Journey and Tyketto, Chris Anderson of the Outlaws, Rick Derringer, Pat Travers, and so many more.

Well known for his stage presence, vocal ability, and heavy-handed bass playing, Grammy-nominated producer Bud Snyder says of Tony, You could set your watch to that guy. Tony Has also been a member of EMI Enigma, and Melodic Mahem. Past Endorsements include, Peavey Bass Guitars and Amplification, Honor Bass Guitars, Tregan Bass Guitars, D'andelico, Optima 24kt. Gold Bass Strings, and Steve Clayton Guitar Pics.

  • "Twinkle! My God! I love you! I’m in love with you! I love the way you sing girl!" -Steven Tyler Aerosmith, American Idol
  • "Only once in a lifetime do you hear a voice as great as this! I want to introduce Twinkle to the world!" -Doug Gray The Marshall Tucker Band
  • "Twinkle is the greatest soul singer I’ve seen in a very long time, and believe me I’ve seen my share of imitators" -The late Jerry Wexler, legendary producer of Aretha Franklin

     

  • "Right good band mate, Right good band! Twinkles voice is perfection....and she’s got a lovely arse!" -Brian Johnson ACDC
  • "Twinkle! My God in heaven, you're amazing.....America, YOU'RE WELCOME!" -Carson Daily On Last call with Carson Daily.

Photography provided by:
Vernon Webb | Lyubov Smirnova | Jeff Sack |Erik Johansen | Vicky Sullivan