Jamie Brownfield hails from the village of Llanrhaeadr Y.M. in Mid Wales. He started on the cornet aged 9 playing in the local brass band and by the time he was 12 was performing jazz in public. When Jamie was 13, he formed his first band ‘The JB Quintet’ and the following year recorded his first CD ‘No Animals Were Harmed……’ A few years later he began to play with many other bands and performed at the Silverstone F1 Grand Prix Party to a crowd of over 25,000 with members of the Brit Floyd.
Jamie has now been playing professionally now for many years touring the jazz festival & club circuits in the UK & Europe, as well as backing vocalists, TV and session work.
In 2012 Jamie was awarded 1st place in the ‘Rising Star’ category of the British Jazz Awards.
Some of the festivals Jamie has performed at include: MJF (Manchester Jazz Festival), London Jazz Festival, Titley Jazz, Festival Delle Colline (Florence, Italy), Enkhuizen (Holland) Swanage and many more.
Jamie now has an ever growing back catalogue of recordings with his own bands, special projects such as ‘Reflections of Fats’ by American Pianist Jeff Barnhart, Session work for various TV & Radio recordings and played on Channel 4’s most recent series of Shameless.