Jamie Francis is a UK-based banjo player and graduate of the Brighton Institute of Modern Music, where he achieved a 1st-Class BA Honours Degree in Music Performance. He writes and performs in the award-winning folk group Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys. He also plays with Scottish roots act The Jellyman's Daughter, and has released a critically acclaimed solo album, The Patient Neighbour. With almost two decades of gigging experience, as well as countless recording and radio credits, Jamie's playing has taken him all over the world. During this time he has amassed a wealth of knowledge that he is keen to share with other musicians.