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As a child I played a lot of music, at home, at school, in a youth brass band. As a teenager I discovered jazz and for a few years learnt to play tunes and some basic harmony by ear. Then I went to university and my music making became dormant. This changed, firstly in 2011 when I bought a piano, then in late 2014 when I took Gary Burton’s online Jazz Improvisation course, a life changing experience. I’ve made friends across the world with whom I’ve collaborated online and met and played with in person. And I’ll be found playing on keyboard, cornet and flugelhorn at the Oxford Jazz Kitchen and other jam sessions most months. This is still very much a work in progress, but I’m improving steadily …