About / Biography
Toby has been playing piano from the tender age if six years old and started playing lounge piano at the age of sixteen.
Toby continued to play lounge piano during his college and univercity years where he studied piano restoration.
Toby was often booked for private functions after tested a piano he had tuned.
Over the years Toby was finding that he was getting more work playing piano for parties, country clubs, bars, theatre foyers, and restaurants and decided that this would become his main line of work. As demands are changing Toby was being required to sing as well as play and decided that he would need to train his voice properly to be able to fulfill and sustain this work.
Toby is available as a lounge piano vocalist. His popular act offers a relaxing mix of both solo lounge piano and relaxing piano with vocals, Toby caters to the room finding which music captures the audience, but at the same time is not too loud so not to drown out the discussions forcing the patrons to compete with the music when talking to friends etc.
Toby often places his mascot a monkey on the piano to add some character and light humour to his show. This is only when appropriate.