Tony Lombardozzi has been active on the Jazz scene since the 1970’s. He has performed extensively with some of the legends of jazz such as: Clark Terry, Kenny Baron, Bill Baron, Art Davis, Don Freidman, Avery Sharp, Giacomo Gates, Ed Blackwell, Bill Watrous, Milt Hinton, Ernie Wilkins, Earl May, Ray Drummond, Brian Torff, Greg Bandy and more.

He has been on the Wesleyan University Music faculty since 1986 where he is the director of the Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Guitar Instructor and has participated and conducted Jazz Clinics and Master Classes at Yale University, Berklee School of Music, New York University.