Alan Wilson - Cornet
Originally from Birmingham, played with Nick Williams Central City Jazzmen in the 60's then joined the Mick Lewis band who regularly guested at the famous Midland Jazz Club. Also led own band 'The Riverside Jazzmen'. Moved to North Devon in 1976 and joined the Torridge Valley Jazzmen. Later also ran another 'Riverside jazzmen' and a band called 'South' before joining the 'Stannary Jazzmen'. Also plays regularly for the 'Barnstaple Jazz Society Orchestra' which meets once a fortnight at 'The Old Barn`in Barnstaple. Is a devotee of Bix and Bobby Hacket and by contrast Wild Bill Davison.
Colin Rudd - Bass
Colin, who comes from the Reading area, played around London for many years before moving to Devon. He has a long association with Graham Hewitts Society Jazzband which is a well known and respected band around the home counties. Colin has been with The Stannary for the past 12 years but his services are in much demand by many and the appreciation of his fine playing include an association with nationally renown guitarist Tony Oreshko.
Dave Vaughan - Clarinet and Sax
A longtime background of playing with various styles of band throughout the west country although Dave is originally from London. A founder member of The Ploughboy Jazzmen and latterly a longtime member of The Stannary Jazzmen. Dave is also a driving force in the frontline of The Steve Tucker All Star Jazzband.
Pete Miller - Banjo and Tenor Guitar
Pete played with a number of Surrey and Hampshire bands in the 1970s and early 80s, including Al Hogan's Goodtime Band and Jane Gwynne's Hot 6 and plays banjo and tenor guitar.
Pete Reid - Drums, Piano and Vocals
Pete, who originally comes from Liverpool, now lives in Lympstone and was of one time the drummer with City Steam who he still guests with. Pete's tasteful drumming and vocals add much to the sound of The Stannary Jazzmen. Ask Pete about how he missed out on being The Beatles drummer!