Postal address: 10 Angel Gate,
Harwich, Essex, CO12 3EJ
Telephone: Toby +44 (0) 7974 424063,
or Claire +44 (0) 7703 183754
owns and runs Patchwork Music:
began hisprofessional sound engineering career in the early nineties. Since then
he has learnt many other skills, and gained a wealth of experience in
stage management, tour management and production management. He has toured the world
as a sound engineer and tour manager, which is still his favourite
pastime when working with bands he enjoys. His favourite styles of music
include world, jazz, folk, dance and various fusions thereof. He also
enjoys playing percussion - congas and djembe being his favoured instruments.
Toby has also promoted gigs since the late eighties, programmed series of gigs in venues, and programmed and produced stages at festivals, including the Jazz World stage at Glastonbury Festival, which he left in 2010 after 16 years. Between January 2009 and April 2011 Toby also worked as Programme & Events Manager at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Now freelancing again, he is enjoying life on the road once more...
Mills, who amongst other things chaired the organising committee of
Strawberry Fair for three years, was production assistant for the Jazz
World stage at Glastonbury for several years, was steward coordinator for the Make Poverty
History march in Edinburgh, the Trade Justice Lobby in London and has worked
in event control for the Cambridge Folk Festival for several years. Claire has also in recent years been tour managing for bands including Dub Colossus, and for Music Beyond Mainstream tours for Rokia Traore, and Tindersticks
these core members, Patchwork Music has many experienced crew to call
on when needed.