Workshops & Clinics

Pick Your Guitar

Toney Rocks focuses this impact talk on 5 aspects that SHOULD drive a persons decision making process when purchasing a starter guitar or an upgrade to a performance level guitar.  Using Teton Guitars & Ukuleles, Toney points out the tonal qualities of various tone woods and instrument shapes that players should be knowledgable of in order to get the best experience out of their instrument. He then demonstrates how he uses various guitars in his live show to optimize the sonic quality and delivery of his music. This workshop raises awareness, reinforces confidence and increases the percentage of informed purchases which will lead to repeat customers.

Panels & Lectures

Toney Rocks is an excellent speaker with his informative up-front and honest comedic presentation style. The way that he interacts with fellow speakers on panels as well as audiences is almost as magical as seeing him on a concert stage. Attendees applaud his stark honesty and refusal to pull punches when it comes to the music industry.  In these settings, Toney speaks on a wealth of topics that apply to the current music industry. He has spoken in various settings including music conferences, colleges, high schools and music stores.

A brief list of his speaking events include:
Chesbro Music
Jeff's Music
Singer-Songwriter of Cape May Conference
Millenium Music Conference
Delaware State University
Arcadia High School Career Day
Phoebus High School
 
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Teton Blog: Toney Rocks – DIY Recording and Production

Making a record on your own can be a complex affair. A ton of things are going on and you’ll be required to wear several different hats. It’s one thing to play an instrument. It’s a whole other bag trying to best capture that instrument so that people will want to listen to it over and over again. My new album, No Road Too Long (release March 2016), was recorded in pretty much the same way as my last three records except this time I had access to a full-fledged studio... READ FULL BLOG