b. 1 Dec 1971, Belfast, North Ireland. Developing up and informed in North Ireland, Tughan shifted to London in 1994 where he begun to research acting on the Guildhall College of Music and Dilemma. While there, his performing began to undertake jazz components, a craze that was aided by his encountering pianist Simon Colam, bass participant Tom Herbert and drummer Chris Higginbottom. After graduation in 1997, Tughan guaranteed engagements at many leading London locations, included in this Ronnie Scott’s membership, the Pizza Express, 606 Membership, Pizza IN THE Recreation area, the Backstage Club on the Spice of Lifestyle as well as the Dorchester and Meridian Waldorf resorts. Applying his light and very clear vocal audio and dazzling articulation to specifications and jazz tracks, and aided by his attractively self-confident stage existence, Tughan quickly constructed a popularity in London and enticed the attention from the mass media. For his self-produced debut record, he earned Colam, Herbert and Higginbottom, along with Canadian tenor saxophonist, Steve Kaldestad. In the first 00s, Tughan was deeply mixed up in West End creation of Vote Dizzy!: An Night ALONG WITH HIS Royal Hipness Lord Buckley, Jake Broder’s play about Dizzy Gillespie’s 1964 presidential marketing campaign. Furthermore to his performing part, Tughan was also co-composer with Broder from the display’s initial music, that was compared to the music of Gillespie, Parker, Slim Gaillard as well as others. Tughan also added additional material towards the script, that was based on initial function by Lord Buckley and Lenny Bruce. It had been in the part from the second option that Tughan made an appearance on-stage with this production.