1980s

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  • 1989 Cali mini jazz festival
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  • 1989 California mini jazz festival
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  • 1989 California mini jazz festival
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  • 1989 Cali mini jazz festival
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  • 1989 Cali mini jazz festival
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  • The following group of pictures were taken by Glenn Scharaga at a Mini Jazz Festival in Southern California in the latter part of 1989. Conti was accompanied by his Comin' On Strong Drummer Carl Burnett, Claude Williamson on Piano. During this event, the Jazz veteran trumpeter Ted Curson joined Conti's set. Segments of that performance may be seen in the video gallery of this website.
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  • 1989 Cali mini jazz festival
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  • The following group of pictures were taken at the October,1986 edition of the Florida National Jazz Festival in Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida. Conti's sidemen on that date included Nick Brignola, Sax; Jimmy McGriff, Organ; Rick Kirkland, Drums; Rupert Ziawinski, Bass
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  • L to R: Robert Conti, Nick Brignola
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • L to R: Nick Brignola, Jimmy McGriff, Robert Conti
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • Robert Conti & Nick Brignola
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • Robert Conti at the 1986 Jax Jazz Festival
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • 1986 Jacksonville Jazz Festival
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  • This picture was taken in December 1987, shortly before Tony met an an unfortunate and untimely death. Al Leonetti is another colorful South Philly character who played bass in different show groups in the 60s. L to R: Al Leonetti, Robert Conti, Tony Twist