Anthony East is a Bass Instructor for Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. He is responsible for counseling bass students on performance songs and running rehearsals in performance classes. Anthony has performed with iLLA: A Hip Hop Musical which won best in show at the New York Musical Festival and currently leads a highly successful corporate party band Big Bling and The Funk Machine. He holds a Certificate Degree in Bass from Atlanta Institute of Music and Media. Anthony is an avid star wars fan and enjoys playing video games. He also enjoys many styles of music including progressive, jazz, metal, rock, r&b, and hip-hop.