Internationally acclaimed jazz singer Liz Tobias is captivating the hearts of jazz lovers all over the world with her stunning voice and loveable stage presence. She was awarded first place in the “2009 International Jazz Voicingers Competition” and was a recent finalist in the “International 2011 Montreux Shure Voice Competition” performing to and with the greats such as Quincy Jones, Patti Austin and French singer Asa.
Australian born, she grew up in the gospel and soul music scene which is evident in her singing style. Liz has worked alongside some of the world's finest jazz vocalists including 6-time Grammy nominee Mark Murphy and Polish born guitarist Jarek Smietana. Throughout her career she has recorded multiple radio spots and television performances, spent countless hours recording in studios doing session work, whilst still performing regularly abroad and throughout Australia.
In 2006 Liz accepted the offer to tour Asia, basing herself in Seoul, Korea. On her return, she collaborated with Australian arranging giant Bob Johnson, strings, horns and a swinging four piece rhythm section to record her debut album. “A Beautiful Friendship” (and just the beginning of love) was a project of great success with its music being played in over 25 countries around the world.
“Girl, you can sing! You got gumbo!!
“Liz Tobias' vocal art has the ability to make you feel good instantly.”
“Talented, natural, great timing, musical and beautiful voice of Liz Tobias with her own style it's a perfect passport for stages all over the world. I'm looking forward to seeing her there.”