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Dot Allan


Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.


Dot worked in London as a session musician for 15 years before relocating to Edinburgh. Projects & Collaborations: Lee Scratch Perry; Laurel Aitken; the Deltones; Dubwiser; Michelle Gayle; Kenickie; Macy Gray; Lynden David Hall; Blackalicious, Clem Curtis & the Foundations, Richard Niles, Riddemption, Appearances: Glastonbury & Reading Festivals and the Trans Musical Festival in Rennes, France; Ronnie Scotts; Royal Festival Hall; Shepherds Bush Empire. TV & Radio: Jools Holland; Radio 1 live (Steve Lamacq); Top of the Pops; CD UK; GMTV,GLR, SBN, Mad for It & Damon Rochefort (BBC Wales). She has toured UK, France, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and has had residencies in Bahrain and Malaysia. Dot has played keyboards for various Musical Theatre shows including Legally Blonde, Hairspray & Made in Dagenham. Dot is known for her versatility - playing keys for blues, jazz funk, soul, reggae & latin bands. She also thoroughly enjoys collaborating in the song-writing process and has composed music for film.

Screen name:
Dot Allan
Member since:
May 24 2020
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week


The Meters, Joe Sample,Cesar Camargo Mariano, Jimmy Smith, Jack McDuff, Joey de Francesco Cory Henry, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, George Duke, Stevie Winwood, Prince, Ray Charles, Katie Webster,Dr John, Monty Alexander, Oscar Peterson, Ahmad Jamal, Bill Evans, Miles Davis, Chucho Valdes, Irakere, Bob Marley, Lee Scratch Perry, Aretha Franklin, Betty Davis, Ann Peebles, Parliament.

Instrument experience:



Nord Electro 3
Roland RD 300 NX
Roland Amp - KC 350
MacBook Pro- Logic ProX/ProTools