Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.

I want to help

Tobias Hughes

Born in Ottawa, ON.

Educated in Toronto, ON. at Northern Secondary School in clarinet and saxophone.

Performed with:

Loaded Dice (Dixiland Swing) 1986 Toronto, ON

Five Guys Named Moe (Dixiland Swing) 1987 Toronto, ON

The Apostles of Cool (Alternative Rock) 1988 Ottawa, ON

Medusa's Raft (Alternative Rock) 1988-1993 Ottawa ON-Vancouver, BC

BUNCO and The Single Malt Quartet (Contemporary Jazz) 1993-1999 Vancouver, BC

Frankie Foo and The Yoyo Smugglers (Ska) 2000-present

Magnolia Brass Band (Traditional New Orleans Brass Band) 2003-present

The Happy Pals (Traditional New Orleans Jazz and Beyond) 2003-present

The Don Valley Stompers (Traditional New Orleans Jazz) 2007-present

”...altoist Toby Hughes not only plays a storming saxophone he also contributes some great Rock 'n' Roll style vocals.” --Peter Ley, Just Jazz Magazine

“...un excellent saxophoniste qui s’inspire librement du style de Captain John Handy, et qui swingue de belle façon.” --Jazz Clasique Magazine

Primary Instrument



Toronto, ON

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

1 Photos


Moonlight Bay
Moonlight Bay
New Orleans North


Support our sponsor

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY IT  

Premium Profiles

William Mentz William Mentz
Nicolas Bearde Nicolas Bearde
Tommy Smith Tommy Smith
sax, tenor
Stu Harrison Stu Harrison
Jon Dreyer Jon Dreyer
bass, acoustic
Norman David Norman David
Greg Poppleton Greg Poppleton
Rob Reddy Rob Reddy
Anton Schwartz Anton Schwartz
sax, tenor
Thomas Steffen Thomas Steffen
Chris Abelen Chris Abelen
Carol Albert Carol Albert

New Service For Musicians!

Boost your visibility at All About Jazz and drive traffic to your website with Premium Musician Profile.