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Alistair Martin - a Bass Centre Elites Artist

Alistair Martin is an experienced and versatile bass player based on the south coast of England with over twenty years' experience playing at the highest level in corporate, tribute and function bands both nationally and internationally. He regularly plays for venues and clients that have previously included: The Isle of Wight Festival, Rewind Festival, Abbey Road Studios, Hard Rock Cafe, Virgin, Sega, Microsoft, Amazon and Sony.

He is also endorsed by the Bass Centre as one of their Elites Artists. You can check out more here.

Alistair is a member of The Musicians' Union with Public Liability Insurance and full Covid vaccination. With a professional setup including IEM system and able to sing backing vocals as well, if you're looking for a one-off or long term experienced dep bass player for your band then get in touch.

Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, Coldplay and Muse

He is the bass player for Pink Floyd Legacy, the international tribute that stars Durga McBroom with sang with Pink Floyd for twenty years under Dave Gilmour's leadership, and also UK Fleetwood Mac, the critically acclaimed tribute performing in theatres and at festivals throughout the country. He also performs regularly with Cloneplay, the UK’s leading tribute to Coldplay, and is in the final stages of pre-production and rehearsals for Muse tribute MUSƎ.

The Live Karaoke Band

In 2008 he setup The Live Karaoke Band which has gone on to be the country's leading bandeoke and rockeoke experience. To that end he is a quick thinker and good listener, able to adapt and improvise on the spot and has notated over 750 songs covering the last 60 years of rock and pop music which he can play at a moment's notice.

Video demos and repertoire

Check out the video section for a growing library of live and promotional videos playing either as a principal or dep bass player and a selection of songs from his extensive repertoire that spans the sixty years of popular music.

Latest blog entries

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Dep bass player

That was the year that was… 2022

Monday 26 December 2022
It’s been an eventful year for me. As I’m writing this end-of-year review I’m listening to an album I recorded over 20 years ago with Carl, Ray and Les from Failsafe. Les’s untimely death on 28…
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UK Fleetwood Mac

A rather successful weekend part two: UK Fleetwood Mac

Saturday 27 August 2022
Following a successful audition I’m proud to announce that I will be joining UK Fleetwood Mac as their new permanent John McVie, starting with their autumn theatre tour which kicks off in September…
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Castell Roc

A rather successful weekend part one: Cloneplay

Saturday 27 August 2022
It was great to join Seth, Jack and the new tub-thumper Joe for a hit-filled set, playing at the Castell Roc festival at Chepstow Castle in Wales. The photographs and the video only begin…