Martin Alker

Bands

  • Band Role
  • The Groove Company Band leader / Singer / Piano

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2010 - 2018Assistant Grip
Assistant
Isle Of Wight Festival
Matt Askem
CC-Lab
  • About me

    I have been a pro musician for 30 years. Singer (baritone), pianist, saxophonist, band leader. Covering all styles but most comfortable playing pop, soul, funk, disco, blues, jazz. Accomplished performer, arranger, producer, songwriter, composer, copyist. Highly professional attitude.

    Being a creative person I have also worked with camera teams as an assistant grip and assistant script superviser. I am looking to expand on this experience.

    Additional Skills

    Computer literate.

    Additional Information

    Assistant grip at the Isle Of Wight Festival 2010 to current - broadcasts on ITV & Sky Arts. Filming artists such as; Paul McCartney, The Who, Fleetwood Mac, Blur, Pharrell Williams, Liam Gallagher, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Killers, Kasabian, Prodigy, and many more........

    Assistant script superviser for The King & I broadcast to cinema from the London Palladium 2018.

    East Indie Productions:

    Spirit Of Betty May - musician, composer, arranger, actor.

    Dry Bones - music, voiceover, editor.

    Billie - script writer, songwriter, sound, editor.

    BBC:

    Score reader for 400th Shakespeare Celebrations from Stratford - online broadcasts.

    Currently: Camera operator / soundman for Live Record.

    Referees

    Available on request

  • Skills

    Musical Skills
    • Keyboard
    • Piano
    • Saxophone
    • Synthesiser
    Musical Style
    • Acoustic
    • Big band
    • Blues
    • Bossa nova
    • Britpop
    • Bubblegum pop
    • Cabaret
    • Cha-cha-cha
    • Classic rock
    • Disco
    • Funk
    • Jazz
    • Pop
    • Reggae
    • Rock
    • Rumba
    • Ska
    • Soul
    • Swing
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Home Studio
    • Yes
    ISDN Line
    • No
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Organisations
    • Musicians' Union
    Primary Instrument
    • Piano
    DBS checked
    • No
    Interested in
    • Composing/Arranging
    • Festival
    • Film
    • Live Performance
    • Music Direction
    • Music Library
    • Music Video
    • Recording Group
    • Session Musician
    • Songwriter
    • Tour (International)
    • Tour (UK)