Martin Jackson is a professional solo singer and acoustic guitarist of genuine talent. With a genuine and inspiring ability to rouse a crowd, Martin is one of the leading lights in wedding, private party and corporate entertainment. As a live performer, Martin is as versatile as he is gifted and he prides himself on the diverse array of music tastes he can satisfy. Martin covers several genres including pop, rock, indie, blues, jazz, soul and folk in a standard concert. Though it is normal for Martin to cross several genres in one night, Martin enjoys the freshness that a new audience brings and encourages collaboration, with song requests, singalongs and a full dance floor being a common fixture of his shows.
With a repertoire of hits from stars of musical styles, Martin has proven himself to be a multifaceted talent- one that brings a cool elegance alongside toe-tapping tunes. He waltzes through top folk, blues and jazz tracks and smashes out indie and rock anthems, whilst also bringing a dash of pop from ages past and present. Martin is a masterful solo artist with soaring vocals and an artistic guitar style. His laidback nature and candour complement his accomplished act. Martin has honed a reputation as a crowd-pleaser through his countless appearances at pubs, bars and restaurants.
These intimate concerts have made him effortlessly at-ease with audiences of all shapes and sizes. Being a popular choice for wedding entertainment and corporate events, Martin is an inspired choice as a performer. With a stimulating on-stage spark, he has also proven to be an ideal pick for festival entertainment. He has starred on the Pepsi Max stage at the prestigious Download Festival in 2013, as well as at Y Not Festival and Macmillan Fest.
With a growing reputation as a solo artist and as the lead singer of Nottingham rock band Emperor Chung, Martin has featured in hit music magazines such as Rocksound and Kerrang. He has also played alongside artists and bands of the calibre of Reef, Chuck Mosley, Inkubus Sukkubus and Breed 77. 2016 saw Jackson embark on a 60-date tour of the UK’s Parkdean Resorts as part of the lauded request-based cabaret duo Twist and Shout. This cultivated his unique ability to perform requests, both spontaneously during the performance or if advised beforehand. Possessing a stellar lighting and sound system, trained music technician Martin Jackson will ensure a high standard of sound quality alongside his breathtaking live performances.