Sarah Tobias is a musician working live and in the studio on saxophones, clarinets, and flute, most notably in reggae music. She has played on many recordings, with music ranging through salsa, son, ska, reggae, merengue, soca, hi-life, hip hop, house, lounge... She also has dabbled in various other instruments and musical styles. She started her own home studio in 2010, from which she engineers- mainly horns and vocal overdubs- for other artists and producers...She also has several production credits under her belt.


Sarah has played at many venues in her current hometown London, including The Jazz Cafe, The O2, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, The Roundhouse, The Scala, Hammersmith Apollo, Hackney Empire, The British Film Institute, Fabric, Barbican, Ocean, the V & A, The 100 Club, Ronnie Scott's, Ministry of Sound, and was the first live musician to play the Miniscule of Sound...


English events she has played at include Glastonbury, Boomtown, Latitude, The Big Chill, Notting Hill Carnival, Boss Sounds, The London International Ska Festival, One Love Festival, Secret Garden Party, Shambala, Skamouth, British Independent Film Awards, Bestival...She has also played in Britain, Ireland, Spain, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Italy, Sicily, Poland, Austria, Denmark, Lithuania, Louisiana, Texas, Bahrain, Ghana, the Caribbean and Russia.


Sarah has played on boats, cruise ships, and buses, on a steam-powered merry-go-round, on the streets, in the middle of a lake, under the trees, on hilltops, strapped in a chair up in the air, with DJ's on the dance floor, at all kinds of special events and ceremonies...


Recording AND

Live Credits With



Ken Boothe

Dennis Bovell

Vin Gordon

Susan Cadogan

Carroll Thompson

Matic Horns

Black Slate

The Aces

Winston Francis

Dennis Alcapone

Winston Reedy

The Cimarons

Levi Roots

Little Roy

Dave Barker & Ansel Collins

Mafia And Fluxy

African Headcharge

The Blackstones

George Peguero

The Irrepressibles

Lloyd Brown

Johnny Orlando

Caroline Kraabel


Wayne Marshall

John 'Nardo' Bailey

Ras Elroy Bailey

Jah Bunny

Ozi Ozaa

Joy Mack

Barry Dread

Nick Welsh

Vivian 'Sugarlove' Jones

Aleighcia Scott




Live Credits Include


Big Youth

U Roy

Marcia Griffiths

Sir John Holt

Derrick Morgan

Dawn Penn

The Pioneers

Tippa Irie

Janet Kay

Sylvia Tella

Barry Biggs

Peter Hunnigale

Daddy Freddy

Starkey Banton


Junior Marvin

Owen Gray

Jennie Matthias


Neville Staple Band+ Roddy Radiation

Mica Paris

Ruffcut Band

The Incredibly Strange Film Band

Massive All Stars


Anselmo Netto


Anthony Johnson

David Angel

Trevor Walters

True Identity

Peter Spence

John Mclean

Tashay Makeda


Recording Credits Include


Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee

Ossie Thomas  


Diggory Kenrick

Prince Fatty  


Takatsuna Mukai

Yazid Fentazi

Badji Bahri


Delroy Pinnock




A selection of people

who have recorded in her



Dennis Alcapone

The Blackstones

Winston Reedy

Vin Gordon

Ras Elroy Bailey

Patrick Tenyue

Trevor Edwards

Joy Mack

Folo Graff

Marla Brown

Takatsuna Mukai

Yazid Fentazi

Ozi Ozaa

Eugene Paul


Neville Noyan

Preacher Aldread

Koichi Sakai

Vivian 'Sugarlove' Jones