As a composer and band leader, Tobie’s debut album, ‘The Lobbus‘, was released in 2012. He has since gone on to be featured on The Jonathan Silk Big Band’s album ‘Uncouth‘, Holly Thomas’s ‘The Passing of the Storm‘ and Mulele Matondo Afrika’s ‘Biso Pasi‘.
Recent performances include Ronnie Scott’s (London), Club Bonafide (New York) Symphony Hall (Birmingham), as well as EFG London Jazz Festival, Cheltenham Jazz Festival and Marlbrough Jazz Festival. International performances include Cape Town (South Africa), New York (USA) Bozcaada (Turkey) and Engelsholm (Denmark).
Tobie has performed and recorded with with many of the UK’s finest Jazz musicians, including Tom Cawley (Tom Cawley Trio), Joshua Blackmore (Troyka), Nadim Teimoori (Stan Tracey Quartet,) Tim Giles (Stan Sulzmann Quartet, James Allsopp Quartet), Alexander Davis (Jason Marsalis Quartet) Shane Forbes (Empirical) amongst others.
Tobie has been living and working in London as a freelance Musician, Teacher and Composer since 2012.