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Jeff Tobias

Brooklyn, NY      

Jeff Tobias (b. 1983) is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and writer currently living in Brooklyn, New York. As a saxophonist, bass guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist, he has worked in groups as a main musical contributor (Sunwatchers, Nutritional Peace, We Versus the Shark, Pegasuses-XL), as well as in a sideman capacity (Dark Meat, Arthur Doyle, David First, KATIEE and many others). In these groups and others, he has toured North America extensively as well as Europe. His music has been heard on NPR (RadioLab, All Songs Considered, Here & Now), WFMU (The Airborne Event, Liz Berg) and in a video game (Tony Hawk Pro Skater). His groups have been written about in Pitchfork, AV Club, Alternative Press, NPR’s Monitor Mix and elsewhere. He holds a degree in music composition from Brooklyn College, where he studied composition with Tania Leon, Jason Eckardt, Doug Geers and Doug Cohen, as well as saxophone performance at Brooklyn College with JD Parran.