The members of Just Friends are serious students of their craft, with experience of Big Band swing and small group jazz in a large number of public and private venues.
Their saxophonist, Mike, studied music full time under the tuition of several British jazz luminaries, and for fifteen years ran and performed in the Oxford Jazz Club, where many famous British musicians guested.
Playing double bass, Keith who has wide experience of playing with many top British and American jazz musicians
Paul served his musical apprenticeship on drums for rock and blues and was subsequently drawn to jazz, funk and latin music, enjoying the challenge of rhythmical variety.
Peter played tenor and baritone saxophone with one of the many Oxford big bands before returning to his first love the guitar. His musical education includes composition at the OUDCE, and jazz at the London City Literary Institute
Jazz in the Courtyard under the vines, covered by a retractable blind, heated, good ale, wines and fizz by the glass and a good pub supper.
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