Toby Hall is one of the most highly regarded Australian drummers, featuring on over 30 Australian CD's. He works with many of Australia's finest jazz and contemporary musicians live and in the studio, including Don Burrows, James Morrison, Sandy Evans, James Greening, Bernie McGann, Dale Barlow, Paul Grabowsky, Mike Nock, Lloyd Swanton, and Vince Jones. Toby has also performed with international artists include Sheila Jordan, Ricky Ford, Chuck Findley and Raymond MacDonald among others. Toby has given master classes and workshops at tertiary institutions and jazz festivals throughout Australia and has toured all the major capital cities. He has performed at many of the best jazz festivals (Montreal Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Jakarta International Jazz Festival), and contemporary music venues (New York's famous Knitting Factory) throughout Europe, Canada, Asia and the South Pacific.
Toby currently juggles his commitments with a number of top Sydney ensembles, including The World According to James, The Alister Spence Trio, The Sandy Evans’ Trio and freelance work with diverse artist such as Paul Capsis, the cATHOLICS,Tina Harrod and Monsieur Camebert.
Qualifications:MMus Perf (Masters of Music Performance) ADJS (Associate Diploma of Jazz Studies), Sydney Conservatorium of Music
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