Tony Fisher was Bert Kaempfert's lead trumpet player since 1970.
here you can find an indepth interview with him.

Tony started playing at a very early age and by the time he was 13 years old he was touring the theatres and concert halls of the UK. He later worked with many of the "name" bands including Harry James, Les Brown, Ted Heath and Johnny Dankworth, and with The London Symphony Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Francy Boland-Kenny Clarke Band and the Metropole Orchestra and the Ted Heath and Don Lusher Big Bands.

Eventually settling in London he became one of the most in-demand studio musicians, working on countless films, TV shows and recordings. The artists he played for include, among others, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Shirley Bassey, Sarah Vaughan, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Tony Bennet, Sammy Davis Jr., Henry Mancini, Barbra Streisand, Tom Jones, Johnny Mathis, Liza Minelli, Antonio Carlos Jobim.

As well as his duties as leader of the Bert Kaempfert Orchestra he is currently playing every week on the "Parkinson" BBC-TV show - normally transmitted on Friday night. He is also playing and does various "one-off" TV shows and film recordings in the UK and in Europe.

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