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Martin is an experienced and respected drummer and percussionist based in London (UK). He is working alongside some great artists in London and across the UK and has established himself as a reliable, hard working and trustworthy musician.โ€จHe graduated from The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) With a BMus (1st class honours) and was also awarded ‘Outstanding drummer of the year’ out of his graduating year group.

Martin has worked, both live and in the studio, with original artists such as Blue Violet, Martha St Arthur, Leddra Chapman, William Poyer, Lauren Ray, Jack Francis, Tessa Violet and Kyiki (Ellie Fletcher) to name a few (see ‘Credits’).

In addition to session work, Martin works within theatre and musical theatre, including The History of Soul Show (Soul Street Productions) the Someone Like You-The Adele Songbook tour (Chameleon Music Marketing Ltd), which has taken him all around the UK and Ireland. He has also  been a member of the house band for the new musical theatre workshop night, Signal as well as part of the band for the workshops of A Small Life (Vin Goodwin) and The Season (Jim Barne and Kit Buchan).โ€จ


Finally, he also plays with a number of function/corporate bands. He is a full time member of AKA Party Band, The Beat Freaks, as well as a fill-in drummer for bands such as Coyote, The Cheers and The Pulse amongst many others.




Blue Violet - Live and Studio

Martha St Arthur - Live and Studio
Lauren Ray - Live

William Poyer - Live and Studio

ENTT  - Live and Studio (Drummer and Musical Director)

Leddra Chapman - Live

Rachel Croft - Live
O&O Duo - Live
Tessa Violet - Live
Izzie Yardley - Live

Rae Travers - Live

Laura Reznek - Studio
Ed Bennett - Studio
Laura Evans - Live
Alice Ella - Live
Hana Brooks - Live and Studio
KYIKI/Eleanor K - Live

Mollie Marriott - Live

Martha Paton - Live and Studio
Jack Francis - Live
Wayne Woodward - (runner up of Britain’s Got Talent 2016) - Live
Randoplh Matthews  - Live
Doll Duncan - Live
Sara Robalo - Live
Bob Good (Composer) - Studio

Gavner P - Live
Big Wednesday - Live

Theatre and Musical Productions
History of Soul theatre show
The Someone Like You - Adele songbook theatre show tour.

The Elton John Show (Dep)
Signal (Adam Lenson production) - New musical theatre workshop night
The Season (Jim Barne and Kit Buchan) - Show case (The Other Palace)

Vin Goodwin Musical composer/writer of ‘A Small Life Musical’  -  Live show case             

Daniela Sanchez - Dancer/creator of ‘YO Mancho’ - Live Percussion

Function and Corporate bands:
AKA Party Band
Anthem Band
4 to the Floor
(Dep drummer)
The Pulse (Dep drummer)
The Cheers (Dep drummer)




Undercover - Blue Violet - Liverpool 23 - Drum Cam (Tama drums/Zildjian Cymbals)
Leddra Chapman - Picking Oranges (Live in London)
Playing drums for The History of Soul at The Hawth in Crawley UK
Martin Newbury playing for Blue Violet  - Scala London - 2021
Messing about with sounds 2021
Playing at the Ironworks with Blue Violet - 2021
Recording drums for ENTT at Fish Factory UK (2020)
Sound check at Victoria Theatre Halifax 2018
Martha St Arthur session, October 2019 at Sankofa Studios
Tessa Violet ~ Not Over You SITC 2018
Playing with William Poyer at The Paper dress vintage in Hackney London 2019
Laura Evans - Ride @ Pizza Express Live Holborn 28-08-2019-4k
Funny story Shuffle
Recording drums at The Fish Factory London 2019 for Ed Bennett
I gotta woman groove.
4 2 The Floor..........
Laura Evans - Heartstrings @ Pizza Express Live Holborn 28-08-2019-4k
Shaker groove 1
Some sound check 2&4 in Radlett centre Herts 2019
Playing drums for Jack Francis as his Ep Launch 2016
Playing for Jack Francis 2016
Playing at the ICC in Birmingham for Wayne Woodward
Playing drums for Alice Ella at her single Launch 2017 Hospital Club London
Ain't nobody at the top of the Gherkin
Warm up groove Jan 2019
A bit of Stevie at the top of the Gherkin, London.
Alice Ella 'Summer Sun' with full live band at the Cuckoo Club London
Photograph - Ed Sheeran (Ivy Grove Cover ft. Meg Birch,Ewan J Phillips, Martin Newbury,Nick J Smith)
A Small Life
Wayne Woodward | Talk About It Live