BIOGRAPHY

Fredericksburg, VA based musician Toby Fairchild performs live shows locally, regionally and as a touring musician throughout the U.S. and abroad.  Teaching drums and percussion is also a major part of his activities.Toby has been very fortunate to meet and perform with many wonderful and interesting musicians such as Keller Williams, Victor Wooten,  Bob Weir (The Greatful Dead), Eric Marienthal, James Moody, J.J. Grey, Jake Cinninger, Nicki Bluhm, Jon Carroll, Zach Deputy, Gary Grainger, Ron Holloway and many, many others. 
Toby has recorded on over 40 albums and countless tracks for other musicians so far  as well as arranging, composing, producing, recording, and engineering. Toby received his formal music training at Virginia Commonwealth University where he studied classical percussion. Toby’s lessons cover orchestral percussion (concert snare drum, marimba, and accessory percussion), marching percussion, hand drumming (conga drums and djembe), and all styles of Drumset.