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Toby Bender is a drummer, percussionist, singer, producer, educator and clinician from Melbourne, Australia.
Toby has traveled around the world, and has been a highly regarded professional musician for over a decade. He studied classical, orchestral and contemporary music at Wesley College in his formative years and briefly studied jazz at the Victorian College of the Arts.
After a short stint in the tertiary system, Toby began performing regularly around Australia with many jazz, rock, folk and Latin groups. He later got involved with stage shows, doing pit work with many professional dance productions and musicals, and continues to be a regular figure at music & arts festivals, and on studio recordings.
He has performed, and taught drums and percussion throughout Australasia, North America, South America (performing in in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil during the 2016 Olympic Games) and throughout the Caribbean, and has studied in Brazil, Cuba & the USA.