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Biography

Toby Mak, well-known Trumpeter/Composer/Music Producer from Australia, Has getting fame and highly reputed in china by his brilliant technique of trumpet play and musicianship.

 

Starting get touch with trumpet on his 10-years old age then graduated from the Victoria College of Arts in Melbourne. Toby was going to be noticed by lot of the lead musicians in Australia such as Don Burrows, Alan Brown, Jamie Oehlers, Bob Sedergreen, David Rex, Mark Fitzgibbon, Paul Williamson, Moovin' and Groovin',  Bamboos, Joe Camilleri…etc. In the year of 2000, Newmarket.co released Toby’s first jazz album “Joyfull”

 

Toby never stops his step on making new music and album since he relocated into Shanghai on 2005. Over 30 different style of music’s album has invited Toby to be the trumpeter include David Rex "Collision Course" ,Mistaken Identity "Identify" & "Live at Bennetts Lane",  Moovin' Groovin Orchestra’s "Big Bands are Back",The Far Eastern Quartet "Dirty Business" & "Something Real",Peter Scherr "Proper Villains" ,Chekov "Man", RGP "Flow" and in the meantime Toby was also feat with many top tier musicians all around the world : Dee Dee Brdgewater, Chris Potter, Tina May, Jeremy Monteiro. Laura Fygi. Richard Sussman. Theo Croker. Lawrence Ku. Karen Mok, Shunza, Tia Ray, Eugene Pao. Etc…

 

In 2014, Toby has produced and directed his own brand new project ”TTechmak” inside of that, the first jazz-midi album TTechmak – Vol.1 Unnecessary Update has been made out, Fusioning Drum&bass, Ambient, Rap, Jazz House, this album and the music made an inspiring things that leads the jazz-midi into a new future.

 

In 2015 30th of the April, Toby has been invited to feat with the “Singapore master of swing” Jeremy Monteiro on the international jazz day 2015, and play with Tina May , Lawrence Ku at the JZ spring festival shanghai. This really makes him becoming one of the most welcoming jazz trumpeters in Asia.

 

At the same year, Toby was participated in the TV show “China star” to be the main trumpeter. And he is going to release his new originals Jazz Quintet album in 2016.