Tobias Delius

Tobias Delius was a child born in Oxford, England on the 15th of July 1964. In the German Ruhr, he began playing the saxophone at age 80. He lived in Mexico City in 1983/84, where he was a member of the “Cuarteto Mexicano De Jazz”, which was led by Francixco Tellez. Delius arrived in Amsterdam in 1984 to study at the Sweelinck Conservatorium. Delius quickly got involved in Amsterdam improvisers, and he dropped his studies to get immersed in the improvised music scene. He was awarded the Podiumprijs by Stichting Jazz Nederland in 1990. He has been a musician in Europe and abroad, including with Louis Moholo’s Viva la-black (South Africa ’93), Steve Lacy’s October Meeting ’91, Bill Frisell, Mark Feldman, and Trio Clusone (“Clusone Jazz ’93), Misha Lottberg (“Pollo de Mare”, Angelica ’96, Bologna), Steve Beresford (“Signals for Tea”, Vancouver ’98), Jeb bishop, Kent Kessler

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