Toby is a very versatile, freelance drummer and technician who has been playing the drums since the age of 10. He has a great personality and is very mindful of not over playing the drum sound and being attentive to the needs of the singer/band. (Please see detailed testimonials below).
Toby’s extensive work includes live tours, studio/live sessions, radio and live stream performances. He regularly plays different kits/set ups, including electric and acoustic, SPD-SX electronic pad, as well as using percussion instruments for stripped back performances. Toby also has a home drum studio room for rehearsals and recording/editing remote sessions with singer/songwriters and bands.
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Toby studied Music Performance and Professional Musicianship at the British Institute for Modern Music (BIMM) and now drums with up and coming and established artists including James Veck-Gilodi (Deaf Havana), Myles Black, The PFP, Kate Lomas, Scarlet and Meadowlark . Toby has gained his experience by touring and playing live all over the UK and Europe at music venues, festivals and recording studios which include performing at Glastonbury Festival (click to watch) on the BBC Intro Stage. He also does Function work, MD work, mixing backing tracks, remote sessions and drum technician work – bands include The Amazons, Amber Run, Mallory Knox, Fatherson and Moose Blood. Toby has worked in numerous recording studios including tracking drums for bands and singer/songwriters including The PFP @ Real World Studios (click to watch) Metropolis Studios, Real World Studios and FindSpire, Paris.
Toby is always interested in working in all areas of drum and session work, his specialist areas are Pop, Indie, Electronic, Rock, Rhythm and Blues, and Singer Songwriter artists within the music industry. For more information, to receive his full C.V or to book Toby for session/dep/tech or remote work please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.