Elias Tona


String Choice: 550B - Black Coated Nickel Wound Set (plus 6th string)

"“Black Diamond is a great company not only for having a long history on the making strings for musical instruments, but also for their vision and values."




Elias Tona was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. He started playing classic guitar and piano when he was just a kid. At the age of 13 he started to play bass at his church. He soon then began to book gigs playing bass. Bass became his biggest passion inside all his musical skills. Later he moved to Caracas, Venezuela where he studied Music Composition and developed his professional career, not only as bass player, but also as a professional musician. There he started to work as musical director for different artists, bands and later as a producer. The versatility of Elias Tona allows him to work in a wide range of music genres from pop, jazz, Latin, rock, gospel and many others. Some of the artists listed in his resume are Vashawn Mitchel (Gospel Artist Grammy nominated), Kim Burrell (Gospel Artist Dove and Stellar awards winner and Grammy nominated), Ingrid Rosario (Christian Artist Latin Grammy nominated), Bobby Roman, Blest (Christian Artist Latin Grammy and Dove awards nominated), Yordano (Pop artist in Venezuela and Latin America), Jose Luis Rodriguez El Puma, Julissa, Rene Gonzalez and Leonard Jones (Worship Leader founder of Morning Star Ministries) among others. Currently he teaches at The Players School of Music in Clearwater, Florida, founded by the legendary bass player Jeff Berlin.

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