Martin Lillich, self-taught on the electric bass, studied classical double bass in Berlin with Klaus Stoll. He also plays six string acoustic fretless bass guitar. He uses various 5th tunings on his basses. At home in classical music, afro-caribbean, jazz, turkish and related, flamenco, new klezmer. He is a soloist and as a sideman integral part of Berlin and the German jazz scene. From 1995 to 2005 he was teaching at the Berlin Hans Eisler jazzdepartment. Since 2003 bandleader at the show Pompduck & Circumstance. Since 2010 he is part of the Global Music Academy, teaching and performing frequently in Africa.