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dot allan


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


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, The Robin Robertson Blues Band. 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.

Screen name:
dot allan
Member since:
May 24 2020
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


The Meters, 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