Tony Choy ( Born June 11th 1970 ) is a Cuban-American electric bassist. He was a session musician for some well-known technical death metal bands such as Atheist, Cynic and the Dutch band Pestilence. He is one of the few bass players in metal that extensively uses the Slap & Pop playing technique, along with two-handed tapping.
In 2004 Tony Choy was nominated for a Latin Grammy award. He also has reached top 5 on the Billboard charts several times with several acts and himself as a solo artist. Tony Choy still resides in Miami, Florida, where he has a very successful production company by the name of Achoymusic and is also launching his first publishing company by the name of Achoymusic Publishing, licensed by B.M.I. Choy has an endorsement with Californian Zon Guitars. And now he has joined the Ibanez family with his new endorsement to the company.
As of 2014, Tony Choy volunteers his time at a local Miami church, Vision Church of Miami, playing bass every Sunday.