Toby Martin first worked with UTP on BANKSTOWN:LIVE where he was an artist in residence on Northam Avenue. From this experience, Toby went on to record an album titled Songs from Northam Avenue. Dang Lan accompanied Toby on this record and subsequent tour.
Following on from this engagement, Toby and Lan will be in residence with UTP to explore new material together.
Toby Martin is a musician and songwriter. He is perhaps best known for his role as the lead singer with Sydney rock band Youth Group, with whom he has released four albums, toured the world, won an ARIA, and had a Number One single in 2006 with ‘Forever Young’.
Dang Lan is an accomplished musician, singer and actor skilled in traditional Vietnamese music and theatre. In Saigon, studied traditional Vietnamese instruments, specialising in Dan Tranh (sixteen-string zither) as well as Dan Doc Huyen (monochord) and Sinh Tien (wood & coin clappers).