Tobias Klein (*Saarbrücken, Germany, 1967) moved to Amsterdam in 1990 and studied saxophone and bass clarinet at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.
As a performing musician, he specializes in the alto saxophone and the low clarinets (bass- and contra bass-).
His focus lies mainly on improvised music and contemporary jazz. He incorporates elements of contemporary composed music, live-electronics and techniques derived from African, Eastern European and Asian music. Tobias currently (co-)leads the groups Spinifex and Lackritz.
He regularly composes for both contemporary jazz groups and chamber music ensembles