With 20+ years of combined experience in the music industry, we have a uniquely versatile approach to live entertainment. We personally curate every performance that A.B. Live Custom Entertainment provides and our varied experience supports our ability to innovate, elevate, and produce a diverse range of services.
Anthony Brancati is an award winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, international performer and musical director who has worked with Chaka Khan, Mark Ronson, Yebba, Alx Veliz, Larnell Lewis (Snarky Puppy, Quincy Jones), Matthew Burnett (Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez), Robi Botos, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy. He is a multi-instrumentalist performing on keys, synth/electric bass, saxophone, and drums.
Having earned a Bachelor Degree with Honours from Toronto's esteemed Humber College Music Program, he has since produced, performed, and composed score for TV & film: Disorderly, a web series Executive Produced by Aubrey Graham (Drake), SlyCad (Cannes Film Festival), Sadies Last Days on Earth (BrancSeater Productions) and Cardinals (Tiff). His original single and live studio video, Neo-Funk, has been viewed 7 million+ times and his collective works have generated a following of over 45k subscribers and followers. Anthony continues to work on his own original work, remaining an active part of Toronto's ever-thriving music culture, while servicing clients nationally.
Anthony has performed in international festivals including TD Jazz Festival, Kensington Market Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, Cognac Blue Passion Festival, CBC Music Festival, on CBC Radio, TedX, the Virgin Radio Canadian Concert Tours and more.
Anthony has been managing corporate and social bookings for 10+ years, and is excited to continue his work as Creative and Musical Director of
A.B. Live Custom Entertainment.
Madison Wood is a songwriter, producer, performer and recording artist who began touring at the age of 7 and has been the recipient of a number of awards in recognition of both her performance and songwriting talents. She has performed and produced music for film (Tiff), performed in national festivals, recorded voice-over work, and is currently working on an original album.
Having also earned a Bachelor Degree with Honours from Humber College's esteemed Music Program, Madison provides a depth of experience to live event management. She regularly performs as a bandleader, bilingual vocalist, and onsite manager and as the primary contact for clients and large teams of both musicians and other vendors, she is an integral part of her events' overall execution and success.
Outside of her entertainment background, Madison has 5+ years experience in the service industry. During this time she was concurrently managing a 10,000+ square foot restaurant overseeing a staff of 40, creating content and leading their social media platforms, and booking and co-ordinating their live Entertainment. Her experience in this fast paced and constantly evolving environment has given her the ability to effortlessly adapt, problem solve and execute solutions while maintaining event flow and guest experience..
Her previous work as a social media supervisor and hands on content creator allows A.B. Live to offer in-house, custom designed graphics to feature your branding while integrating event themes to execute the vision for your event. Her unique artistry has brought her to the forefront of the creative team behind A.B. Live.
Anthony's on-stage experience and artist relations in Toronto paired with Madison's musical background and exceptional creativity facilitate A.B. Live's fully customizable experiences.