Born: December 1, 1972 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Jazz singer David Tughan graduated from the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has produced two highly acclaimed albums, earning him ‘CD of the week’ in the Observer.
Currently alongside his work with his own quintet in clubs and festivals in the UK and Ireland, David has sung with big bands such as NYJO, the Skelton Skinner Allstars, the RTE concert orchestra and Grammy award nominee John Wilson and his Orchestra, famous for its major contribution to Kevin Spacey’s film “Beyond The Sea” about the life of singer Bobby Darrin.
Described as the epitome of cool David’s light vocal touches, crisp diction and witty interpretations demonstrated on his critically acclaimed debut album, Just In Time (released on OT Records in 2003) won a legion of fans and admirers including top UK jazz journalists and broadcasters....
“A rising star... a cross between Chet Baker and Mel Torme.” Crescendo & Jazz Magazine
“With Frank Sinatra’s phrasing and a delivery all his own” All About Jazz
“The Perfect Jazz vocal album.” Jazz UK
David Tughan doesn't seem to be following in anyone's footsteps. It's rare to find originality of that kind in a singer at the beginning of their career and it points to an interesting future. Dave Gelly - The Observer
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